Web Developer Roadmap 2017

A software engineer named Kamran Ahmed posted a Web Developer Roadmap to Github. It shows a progression of skills to get someone into Front-End or Back-End Development, or into DevOps. I’m sure some of the content is debatable or may not include all of the...

Learning The Hard Way: This Site Was Hacked

Well, there’s one way to learn about website security… I recently changed web hosts, from Bluehost to Smarterasp.net. I never had a problem on Bluehost with hacking, but I made one huge oversight that likely cost me: I didn’t change the admin...

A Career Crossroads: On Training And Education

I think it’s time I make some decisions to specialize in my career. However, there’s something I need to do for my career first. The Why – What’s the Problem? I’ve been a public sector IT Technician for about eight years now. Roughly six...

What I’m Working On: April 12-18, 2015

Some small updates on what’s keeping me busy this week: EdX and Microsoft’s C# course, and learning GitHub. EdX.Org Programming With C# I’m taking the free Programming With C# course on EdX.org provided by Microsoft. It’s starting off slowly,...

Twitter Exchange: Using Medium vs Your Own Blog

I caught wind of an interesting Twitter exchange featuring Scott Hanselman and Rick Strahl, among others, discussing the merits of using a blogging platform like Medium over blogging on your own domain. Ya, Medium is pretty and makes it easy to get writing online. But...

Googling Myself: On Using a Middle Initial

My name isn’t all that common. On NameStatistics.com, Wall is #555 in the USA, and Craig is #90 in the list of first names. You’d think there wouldn’t be many notable people named “Craig Wall” around. There aren’t really, but all...