05 Jul 2015
After going through the Flask Quickstart and Flask (Flaskr) Tutorial, I have a reasonable idea on how to build a very simple Flask app, including a simple SQLite database backend and a basic testing strategy. I want to finish perusing the Flask documentation soon, but I feel it’s important to... (read more)
01 Jul 2015
One of the first thing one should do when developing a software system is consider carefully what the output will look like, and how the user might interact with the system to generate the output. A great talk that has further influenced my thinking in recent years is Ryan Singer’s... (read more)
30 Jun 2015
I haven’t been working much on Taskelot lately; I got side-tracked with forking the scripts and configs from the old Crunchbang Linux project for my own use (see them here if you wish: github.com/bayprogrammer/granola). With that out of the way I am ready to approach Taskelot with some fresh thinking,... (read more)
27 May 2015
Taskelot dev journal and notes for Wednesday, 27 May, 2015.
22 May 2015
Taskelot dev journal and notes for Friday, 22 May, 2015.
21 May 2015
Taskelot dev journal and notes for Thursday, 21 May, 2015.
20 May 2015
I received a warm shout out from a friend of mine in his recent blog post which got me thinking about my own programming journey: both where I’m at now, and where I want to be in the future, and how I’ve managed to stay on the path to becoming... (read more)
24 Jan 2015
Decided it was time to take the next step on my new bayprogrammer.com website and work in CSS to bring style to the structure. I gravitate toward visual simplicity and minimalism with my websites, especially my personal sites– yet I do have an appreciation for balance and asthetics. (Side note:... (read more)
29 Nov 2014
For a long time I have wanted to re-establish a small online space to call my own; one not controlled by a social media company or search engine, and maybe just a tad more substative than that offered by services constrained by arbitrarily short character limits. But I also long... (read more)