Keeping your head above water by managing your tasks and time

In this blog post, I'll write a little bit about the tools and methods I used to manage the chaos that used to be my workday. In my previous job, I was managing the IT departments in four different high schools. Every day at work I would get at least 50 emails and a lot of PM's in the organizations'…

A dev’s MacBook from scratch

I’ve been a long time Apple user. I hate a lot about the company’s policy and how they treat their power users, but I love the tight integration between their software and hardware. Another thing to love is their migration tools. You buy new hardware, you click Restore from backup and you are done. Safari even opens up the tabs…

Y U NO USE CLIPBOARD MANAGER??!??!11?!oneone

Every time when I am in a pair-programming session and the other person does not use a clipboard manager I am taken aback at how such a thing is even possible. To me, a clipboard manager is such an essential piece of toolkit that I forget it’s there. What is a clipboard manager? In its simplest form it’s a history…