Learn to Code on Your Phone

Learn to Code on Your Phone

A few months ago, I deleted the Facebook app from my phone. I had found myself scrolling into oblivion one too many times. Being insulted by a stranger during a discussion on vaccines (I know, I know), was the last straw.

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CSSLP Reading Plan

I am planning to take the CSSLP exam in the next few months. I am currently in the beginning stages of studying. Phase I is to read the All-in-One CSSLP Exam Guide. It will take me 30 days to get through it using the following reading plan.

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Oracle for Absolute Beginners

Every once in awhile, I like doing tutorials aimed at beginners. I’ve been doing web development for a long time, but I like to refresh my memory on the basics from time to time. And as anyone in this field knows, things change. (What do you mean I can’t use nested tables to lay out my pages??? Yes, that’s what we did in the Old Days. (And we liked it.))

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Sanders’ Vision of Free College is Already Here

Sanders’ Vision of Free College is Already Here

Sort of.

While Sanders’ complete plan has not (yet) been implemented, there are many colleges that are offering courses 100% free online. In most cases you won’t get a degree for your efforts, but there have never before been so many opportunities to access quality education for free. In addition to colleges, many other websites have appeared, offering good quality online courses absolutely free.

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Scrum in 7 Minutes

An excellent introduction to one of my favorite things. I got certified as a ScrumMaster several years ago and I’ve been hooked ever since. Agile development for the win.

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How We Eat Healthy for $100/Week

How We Eat Healthy for $100/Week

My husband and I both love to eat and tend to eat a lot. Several months ago, we realized that our food spending had gotten out of control. We have both lived on a beans and rice/rice and beans food budget before, so we pulled out some of our best money saving tactics to get back on track. Cash Envelopes I’ve read about this approach numerous times, but never tried it myself. Since our time …

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The Absolute Easiest Way to Save Money (No Monthly Budget Tracking Required)

The Absolute Easiest Way to Save Money (No Monthly Budget Tracking Required)

When I first started to learn about managing finances, I always heard the advice “pay yourself first.” It’s catchy and sounds good, but I had no idea what it meant. Cut myself a check every month? Buy the stuff I want first? How would that improve my finances? I pushed it aside and attempted to follow another common piece of financial advice – make a monthly budget! I tried. I really did. Many times. I …

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Technology for Good | Cyber Seniors

A fantastic example of how technology can be a blessing, in this case helping seniors stay connected with their loved ones. They are getting a clear and tangible benefit of course – I’m curious about how the youths’ lives will be impacted through this experience as well.

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When Life Gives You a Gigantic Watermelon on Sale…

When Life Gives You a Gigantic Watermelon on Sale…

Make watermelon juice. We bought a giant watermelon on sale and stared at it for an entire week, totally intimidated by its girth, before tackling cutting it into pieces. We froze chunks of it on a sheet pan so the pieces wouldn’t stick together, which took up all the remaining space in our freezer, before deciding to see what happened if we tried to juice some of it. We tossed a quarter of it in …

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Art.sy App Brings the Museum to your Phone

Art.sy App Brings the Museum to your Phone

There’s nothing like seeing a great work of art in person, but making the art world more accessible is always a worthy goal…

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