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I believe Jesus is alive. Yep. That a guy who lived 2,000 years ago is the most important living being in existence. It's a pretty defining characteristic to believe this. Despite being a Christian, I'm not a particularly good or nice person all of the time. I struggle with it day by day, "the spirit and the flesh" as the Bible puts it. Hence this blog. I feel like I wrestle with my life, try to make sense of it. I'm just a guy trying to find his way.

Deal With It: Attitude for Coders now available in print!

My book on the attitude side of making software is now available in print!

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Looking back on Cardiff Git Workshop

Cardiff Git Works went very well! Here are some tips on setting up your own tech training. Luke 12:48b.

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Deal With It has been published!

I just published my book, “Deal With It: Attitude for Coders” via Leanpub! You can download a sample at leanpub.com/dealwithit and buy it if you like it! I’ve really enjoyed writing it, I hope you enjoy reading it!

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My book on attitude for coders has a Leanpub page!

My book is approaching readiness!

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Announcing Cardiff Git Workshop!

I’m organising a free Git workshop for coders in Cardiff – 1st December 2012 from 1pm

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Bye bye Barclays: Money is MOVED!

The experience of moving my money to more ethical banks

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Software development masterclass

How Craig and I taught a Software Development Masterclass – here’s a few notes on how it went. Plus – the invention of the “knowledge kestrel”

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Recovery from burnout

Burnout is SRS BIZNIZ in software. It’s a mentally demanding discipline and seems to get more stressful by the day as the number of things I need to know spirals into the huge digits. For the umpteemth time, I got burned out. This time it was really bad. I saw it coming – you can’t […]

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Getting AppMobi to run under Ubuntu

If you’ve tried to get AppMobi XDK working in Ubuntu and failed, try this fix!

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I’m writing a book

I’ve been writing a book lately. They say everyone has one in them, and mine is just over half way out of me I guess! My book is up to 36 pages (each is very short and self-contained so only 7000 words in total) and I guess it’s >50% written. I want to self-publish electronically, […]

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