My publisher is having a sale for Thanksgiving and Black Friday. As a result, my book on Technical Blogging (the 2nd edition, which was published earlier this year) is currently available for 40% off. This is a brief sale for Thanksgiving and Black Friday, so now is the time to pounce. If you haven’t
We (i.e., my team at IBM) are hiring several students for an internship starting in January. Short notice, I reckon, but this is a great opportunity for the right people, so I had to share it. We’re hiring a few backend developers, frontend developers, as well as data scientists (interns). The internship will start
In a previous post, I wrote about Hello World in Elixir. Using such a simple program allowed me to discuss a few concepts about the language. This post explores strings further, by discussing how to find the length of a string in Elixir. Simple enough, but there is more than meets the eye. Elixir
It is customary to start programming language tutorials with Hello World programs. So today I’m sharing with you a Hello World in Elixir, one of my favorite programming languages (along with Ruby and Python, of course). As you likely know, a Hello World is a very simple program that displays the phrase, Hello, World!
Backpacks offer one of the best ways to carry laptops around. Unlike a briefcase, they distribute the weight evenly. Ergonomically sound backpacks will allow you to carry a decent amount of weight without too much effort. They also tend to be spacious enough to carry other tech equipment and necessities. In short, I’m a
Recently, I updated my Mac to the latest beta of macOS Catalina. It’s not a polished product yet, but overall it’s been a fairly enjoyable operating system. One of the changes that will impact you as a developer is that Apple switched the default shell from Bash to Zsh (Z shell). You can, of