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.


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.


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.