The Future is Mobile Only

UPDATED: 8/22/16 Andromium breaks Kickstarter funding records, plus  fixing some embarrassing spelling mistakes.

tldr; smartphones are poised to be the main form factor for all general purpose personal computing, and that’s great.

Last Friday was my favorite human’s birthday.

Since she’s a grown ass woman with an outstanding career, had already bought what she wanted, and I am a shameful procrastinator, I was last minute buying a new smartphone at the local T-Mobile store.  An experience that makes my skin crawl, hate sales staff, hate glitz, hate the feeling I’m getting screwed no matter what I do.  It feels like Wells Fargo pushing a shady mortgage but greasier.

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16 Tips for Multi-Language Websites

Most of us in Web Dev are familiar with making CMS based websites, but adding languages is a very occasional task.  The good news is that multiple languages don’t have to be very hard, but the bad news is that each language added increases the content management task’s complexity, and done poorly translations are a budget killer.

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No degree? No Problem
(some hard knocks may apply)

How to get into Web Development with NO degree and NO debt.

I woke up this morning listening to MPR reporting on 800 newly unemployed workers from the now former Ford Ranger Plant. In that report a couple lamented the end of a time when someone could get a good job, work hard, and achieve the American dream of a nice home, & enough money to raise kids and retire.

Fortunately it’s still possible to get a good job making websites, it’s just not easy, but neither is working on an assembly line so lets suck it up and talk about a plan.

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