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Things I Wish I Knew at My First Tech Talk

Things I Wish I Knew at My First Tech Talk

I just finished my first technical talk today at OrlandoJS! At my Orlando Devs meetup last December, there wasn’t a speaker for January. So I volunteered. I reached out to Carlos from OrlandoJS last month on the topic of “Rendering Tale : Comparing Canvas, SVG, WebGL”

A topic to which I practically knew nothing about, but was really passionate for. Because I rely on these technologies everyday with software both at work and personal hobbies. read more

My Sloppy Excel VBA Code

My Sloppy Excel VBA Code

Whenever I program,I try and write that code as clean as possible. I try to enforce practices such as stylized guides and enforce good github project guidelines as well. And program daily to practice these standards

However, this is not always the case. Sometimes I’ll program in a way that reflects that language or framework, (e.g. writing python in a pythonistic way). Occasionally I’ll have to touch a tool that I’d rather not use (e.g. Autohotkey) that has inconsistent syntax. But there’s no other good alternatives for adding complex windows shortcut hotkeys read more

My 2017 Yearly Reflections & 2018 Resolutions

My 2017 Yearly Reflections & 2018 Resolutions

Its year 2018 and I still haven’t reflected upon all the things I achieved last year, or things I want to do this year. So I will do it now. After digging through all my profiles (stackoverflow, github, bookmarks, projects, photos on phone, workout log, and journal log), this is a comprised list of things I achieved, and what things I want to finish in the future read more

How I Learned to Source Things Overseas

How I Learned to Source Things Overseas

For many years of my life, I did international trade sourcing. My first taste was sourcing out silicon dioxide particles for a photovoltaic research lab. Later I did sourcing for a company specializing in industrial equipment.

I wasn’t a fan of using Alibaba. I couldn’t tell which vendor was best. They all looked the same to me. Some slight exaggerations here: read more