Hi, my name is William

Welcome to my little corner of the web. Glad you could make it.

This site is still under heavy construction, so please excuse the mess. If you have any awesome ideas for styling, organizing, or general improvement, please feel free to shoot me an email, address at the bottom. Flame appreciated, but please keep it to a reasonable amount.

Browse. Wander. Enjoy.

Thanks for stopping by,
William

Fresh(ish) Posts

  • Everything you need to know about webtech

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    React, Angular, ES6 Javascript, Typescript, JS-in-CSS, Express, Django, NoSQL, ORMs – webtech is a dizzying world with diverse technologies, wacky lingo, and more frameworks than stars in the sky. Looking for a way in? You just found it.

    Audience: burgeoning programmers looking for an intro to webtech

  • Smile.

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    Sometimes, it’s just been a bad day.

    Audience: everyone

  • Programming for n00bs: an introduction to our craft

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    If you’ve always wanted to learn how to program, but never know where to start, you’re in the right place. Start here. Today is the first day of your glorious programming future.

    Audience: curious folks interested in programming

  • From 1011 to Laptop: How to build a computer from binary

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    How exactly do computers work? How do you go from simple electrical impulses to this incredible wonder-box? Tucked beneath our palms, in our pockets, and on our desks are veritable miracles of delicate wiring and clever engineering. For the next few minutes, I’ll take you on a whirlwind tour: from simple 1’s and 0’s to the whole, hulking beast that we call a computer.

    Audience: anyone and everyone

  • Getting started with Jekyll

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    A simple guide to setting up a Jekyll installation. Existing documentation left some pieces out, so I’ve put together this document to guide anyone else (and my future self) through the process.

    Audience: tech-oriented folks comfortable on the command line