February 05, 2018

From Pastor to Programmer

or Telling My Story Once and For All

I am often asked to share the story of how I went from being a Christian pastor to a software engineer. Now that I've started Second Career Devs , I am being asked this question so often that I thought it wise to write it down and answer it once and for all. Where I Believe the Story Begins Unlike…

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JavaScriptWeb Development
January 20, 2018

I Went On the Accidental Engineer Podcast

and Hopefully Didn't Sound Like Too Much of an Ass

I was invited by Max Mautner to join him on his podcast, Accidental Engineer . I had a great time sharing my story of going from pastor to programmer. We also talked a bit about my podcast and where I see the future of our industry heading. I hope you'll give it a listen! https…

December 29, 2017

Goals for 2018

or the 'Kyle Needs More Discipline' Story

My goals in no particular order are: Get Better at Prolific Creation, Worse at Prolific Consumption This thought has been on my mind a lot lately. It's a bit too easy to be a prolific consumer these days. Youtube, Netflix, Twitter, Facebook, Slack, Discord, tutorials (yes, learning can be thrown in…

December 26, 2017

A Retrospective on 2017

or Mostly Ups With Some Lingering Downs

As 2017 comes to an end, I find that I am compelled to write a retrospective on the year. I hope that there might be something useful, valuable, or at the very least, entertaining in these words for you. It has taken me a few days to gather my thoughts and notes on what I think might be worth…

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Web Development
November 27, 2017

I Started a Podcast

or the Awesome Stories Y'all Need to Hear

Back in September, I tweeted: I'm proud to say that I finally was able to launch the podcast. I welcome you to follow Second Career Devs on iTunes and subscribe. If you're not a fan of iTunes, you can listen either via the Second Career Devs website or on Soundcloud . Whatever way you can, I…

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Web Development
November 10, 2017

Four Years In

Saturday, November 11th, marks my fourth year as a professional web developer. It's been a crazy journey. One that has already taken me further than I could have imagined. I wanted to take a moment and write down some of my thoughts about these four years. Gratitude The first thing that comes to…

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