The Slow Shift to Swift: False Starts and Frustrations

Jul 1, 2015

This has as much to do with the Mastery Curve as anything.

Master curve

It took a very short time to pick up Objective-C to the point that Time Journal could be released to the App Store. The verbosity of the language was a welcomed relief for me as I tend to write code in a self-documenting fashion, which is to say, a developer (namely, future me) can come in with limited prior knowledge and have an understanding of the system.

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Credit’s Due: Sean Parent

Jun 20, 2015

When it comes to software development no single person has impacted and influenced me more than Sean Parent; and I’m pretty sure I’m not alone. I was first introduced to his work via a Google Tech Talk that forever changed the way I thought about programming as an effort to create generic standalone solutions. I credit this single talk as being the cause behind my ability to make the CMS I was developing grow by leaps and bounds in terms of flexibility, capability, and minimal installation footprint.

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Hello world!

Jun 18, 2015

If all goes according to plan...this should be visible June 18, 2015.

Seriously. This is just a test of the Josh Bruce Communication Network.

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