Made it Through MidCamp 2018!

Third Time's a Charm

A few years ago I went to my first actual attempt at a Drupal community event.  I was interested in a Headless Drupal training being held in Minneapolis at Twin Cities Drupal Camp.  Prior to heading that way, I put out a tweet looking for people from the Chicago area who might also be there and I got a few responses from a couple members of the Chicago community w

A Post About Mental Health

I Suffer From Mental Health Issues

That is probably the hardest thing for someone with mental health issues to say.  It was (and still is) extremely hard for me to admit it, especially to myself, but it's true.  I have mental health issues.  

Guess Who's Back

It's been a long time, hasn't it?

When we last left off, I was a little green (read: big head, little skill) to the world of professional web development. Although I've been developing since I was 13, I've only been professional for a few years now.

They've been good years.

Securing Your Sites for HTTPS

Why Do You Need to be Secure?

The world is a dangerous place. There is a lot of information out there, and some of it is more sensitive than the rest. Your name, your emails, your passwords, social security, birth dates, credit card numbers, etc.

The Unbelieveable Beauty of JSON-LD

SEMANTICS!

Before the release of HTML5, the classic <div class="article">, <div class="nav">, or any number of classes or IDs that the search engines had to sift through made it difficult for them to decypher just what content belonged to which part of the page. Sure the algorithm eventually got close, but HTML5 put it right on the spot.

How Do You Deal with SEO Information Overload?

So Much Information!

Working with the web in general is extremely easy to get into. There are a ton of resources available for almost any aspect that one might want to get into. If you want to get into web development then you can learn how to code HTML from any number of sources. The same goes for JavaScript, CSS, PHP, or a multitude of other languages, frameworks, or libraries.