Please Note: This article is a starting point towards better understanding the field of software development. In no way do I believe that I can accurately portray the complete history of software development. I hope that, OVER TIME, I can add to this article in an iterative approach towards telling the story of software development. So please bear with me as I attempt … [Read more...] about A Brief History of Software Development – Part 1
A big part of moving towards any goal is properly understanding what you are trying to accomplish and where you are trying to go, your destination. Without this understanding, many are destined to find the path to becoming a developer or a programmer, to be frustrating and unclear. Without a clear goal, we are bound to run around in circles. Pursuing a career in development … [Read more...] about What is a Developer?
I find it fascinating to hear different developer stories as to how they got started developing software. It seems as though everyone's story is a bit different, but many of them share similar themes. Back when I began my career, the web was very new to most individuals. It was not a given that this thing called the web would survive past being a trend. I was attending … [Read more...] about The Journey Begins
There are not many words or ideas which I can utilize as a proper metaphor when describing a software developer. There are certainly some traits I see in many writers, designers, and creative minds which lead them to become great at creating software. Is it just about solving problems or being good at writing code? Could we possibly put together a list of traits which an … [Read more...] about Why ZeroToDev?
This week was all about learning to use containers. I have heard all of the buzz and excitement surounding containers and wanted to learn about them for a while. But as with anything in the developer world, you cannot always chase the shiny, trendy things. Since I have recently started learning about APIs and deploying APIs, it only makes sense to also start to learn about … [Read more...] about Containers, Docker, and DevOps