Review: Motorized IKEA Standing Desk

Summary: After six weeks of use, I declare the IKEA BEKANT sit/stand desk to be fully awesome. A few months ago, my son and I were cruising the IKEA store in Atlanta, GA, when we came across a new, motorized standing desk for only $489. Now, if your reaction...

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Code PaLOUsa 2015

Last week I had the privilege of being a part of Code PaLOUsa in Louisville, KY. I have spoken at Code PaLOUsa conferences in the past, but this was my first time attending as a speaker and a sponsor. Being a sponsor gave me a small glimpse into how hard...

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Ride Review: Leiper's Fork and Natchez Trace

I've been in Franklin, TN this week for meetings at LeanKit. I made the decision to stay through the weekend before heading off to Code PaLOUsa in Louisville, KY. It's Saturday, and I wake up this morning to much better weather than expected. Over breakfast at the Cracker Barrel off...

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Ahoy! Parse ye Node.js command args with yargs!

Recently I was working on a code sample in Node.js and thought to meself, "T'wouldn't it be grand to support me some command-line args for this here..." or... something to that effect. So, with a quick Google off the port bow, I came across yargs. Yargs be a node....

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My development environment (for writing)

I love to code, but I also spend a good bit of time writing. I write blog posts (like this one), tutorials, documentation, and a lot of notes. Chances are you also spend time writing, or need to do more of it. We all love documentation, right? The hard part...

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Ride Review: Suches and Wolf Pen Gap

One of the advantages of living close to Dalton, GA, is access to some of the best roads in the country for motorcycle trips. After what seems like an obnoxiously-long winter, I wake up itching to get some "wind therapy." The weather forecast is very cool, but thankfully, no rain....

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