Your Bounce Rate is Probably Wrong – For Bloggers Anyway

I use Google Analytics, which I’ve talked a bit about a long time not too long ago. During that time period, I wanted to know if people were actually reading this blog. Well, about 76% of you will if the page shows up in under one second. If it takes longer than that, only 56% of you will. But to discover this, I learned that my bounce rate was wrong, and by extension, your bounce rate is probably wrong too…Read More »Your Bounce Rate is Probably Wrong – For Bloggers Anyway

How to D.I.S.A.R.M.

I’ve been writing software a loooong time. I’ve seen a lot of ways to do things. Scrum, Agile, XP, Waterfall, etc. This is my own dumb way of doing things. It’s one that makes more sense. I call it D.I.S.A.R.M. after all, in real life, your business is trying to disarm the competition.Read More »How to D.I.S.A.R.M.

Welcome Back, WordPress

My Hugo + WordPress hybrid was starting to become difficult to maintain. I’d wanted to get a “vanilla” WordPress install up and running in Docker since I started this adventure several years ago. I had to wait for Docker technology to get a little bit more mature… I still have some serious issues, however slightly manageable.Read More »Welcome Back, WordPress

Event Sourcing

If you’ve worked with me in the past, you know I’m obsessed with Event Sourcing as a software pattern. For those of you who don’t know about Event Sourcing, here’s my take on it (which is slightly different from the rest of the world…):Read More »Event Sourcing

PHP vs. Javascript

Everyone has their primary languages that they find themselves using over and over again through their career. Mine happens to C#, PHP and Javascript. PHP get’s a lot of shit though. I honestly, don’t get it. Both languages have changed very dramatically over the last several years… Well, more one than the other.Read More »PHP vs. Javascript

Selling on Ebay

I’ve spent most of the last week trying to sell an old PS4 on Ebay. So far, I’ve had two people attempt to scam me. This is the story … if you go to sell something on Ebay and this sounds familiar, take heed.Read More »Selling on Ebay

Drink Water

I sit at a computer every day. I really should go to the gym more (read, I should go to the gym, because I don’t). I drink lots of coffee and soda, and not a lot of water.Read More »Drink Water