Functional programming is often treated as the fad of hipster mustachioed programmers, and more often is dismissed without much consideration; after all Object Oriented Programming is superior. Well, at least that use to be the trend but in recent years Functional programming has experienced a renaissance and as result functional...

It has been over 4 months since I posted anything online, in the meantime the world has kept spinning and there are many updates, changes and news to talk about; so why did I suddenly decided to go silent? Well there are a myriad of reasons but primarily it was...

Recently, there has been a lot of controversy and discussion surrounding the adoption of a code of conduct for the PHP project; there has been endless back and forth between proponents and opponents of the motion. I've debated if I should publish my opinions on the subject or simply remain...

Recently, I've been playing with a new language called Elixir. Elixir is a functional programming language specifically designed with the intention of creating scalable and maintainable applications. As many developers my main experience with programming languages and paradigms has been with object oriented programming; functional programming is a completely different...

Quantified self and self-improvement have been on my radar for a few years now, and with a new year starting I finally decided to give it a serious try and see what outcomes I get from it. For anyone not familiar with the concept, quantified self is a movement to...