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A Brief History of Jason

More importantly, I thought all of the smart people were developing software this way. Chapter 1:  Starting at NCSA My first job in software was in college, working support for NCSA Mosaic.  To this day it’s still one of the … Continue reading

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No Time but Now

Yesterday my dog turned 3 1/2 years old. This morning I took him for what is probably his last walk.  He’s slipping away and there may be none tomorrow. For three years our Saturday walks were a cornerstone of my … Continue reading

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Branching Out

As a young developer, you probably got some good advice.  Assuredly one of those pieces of advice was to keep challenging yourself.  Branch out.  Learn new programming languages.  Use new libraries.  Don’t let yourself get too comfortable about what you … Continue reading

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