How advertising killed the mobile game

What gives? Now I can see that I unknowingly took part in the birth of an ad-driven monster and the eventual demise of the quality mobile game. When free games first came to the iPhone, I thought "Yes!! Now I don't have to pay to play those awesome games I always wanted to play but … Continue reading How advertising killed the mobile game

How to “unclap” in the Medium iOS app

Have you ever accidentally clapped for something you didn't want to clap for on Medium? Me too. In fact I thought, "well if I hold the clap button down, some options may come up". They didn't. I added another 5-6 claps instead. Awesome. 😞 After much hunting around, I finally came upon the way you … Continue reading How to “unclap” in the Medium iOS app

How to prune deleted remote branches within Sourcetree

Situation: You've deleted some branches from your online repo but they don't go away from your "Remotes" section in your Sourcetree sidebar. So I just discovered how to resolve this and wanted to share the wealth.  See below: 1. Click "Repository" in top menu. 2. Click "Fetch" 3. Check the "Fetch from all remotes" box 4. … Continue reading How to prune deleted remote branches within Sourcetree

How Classical Music Helps Me Code Better

I recently had a rockin' coding stint where I was completely "in the zone" and coding up a storm in a way I haven't done in some time. Don't get me wrong, I code a lot on the regular (work and open source projects, etc.) but doing so while completely focused with no distractions of … Continue reading How Classical Music Helps Me Code Better

Dropping The Twitter App and My Addiction

I have a confession to make. I'm addicted to Twitter. This revelation is a bit heavy for me because I didn't even realize I was addicted until I deleted the Twitter app and started having "withdrawals" of sorts. Mental and emotional withdrawals is the best way I can put it. I guess the addiction really … Continue reading Dropping The Twitter App and My Addiction