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A Real, Honest Day in the Life of a Jr. DevOps Engineer

Category: Code

Stand-up and projects and scripting, oh my! Curious about what a day in the life of a Jr. DevOps Engineer looks like? I’ve got you covered with a play-by-play of a recent Wednesday.

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Twenty Twenty Too

Category: Just For Fun

A retrospective on what ended up being a pretty great year, intention-setting for the year ahead, and wishes for a very happy New Year. 2022 let’s gooooo!

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How to Shout Out Your Awesome Colleague

Category: Code, Copywriting, Educational

Want to shout out a colleague for the terrific contributions they’ve made, but aren’t sure how? Follow these tips to spread the joy and positivity!

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What to Read This Holiday Season

Category: Copywriting, Just For Fun

Finally have the time and mental space to curl up in front of the fire with a toasty beverage and a good book, but don’t know what to read? I’ve got you covered.

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Notes on my AWS Certification Experience

Category: Code, Educational

All about my experience preparing for and taking the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate exam. Spoiler alert: I passed, and so can you!

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How to Personalize Your Bash Shell Prompt

Category: Code, Educational

Learn how to customize your bash prompt with color, a success indicator for your commands, and the inclusion of your current branch when working in a git repo.

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Bash for Beginners: Navigating in the Terminal

Category: Code, Educational

Welcome to Bash, one of my favorite aspects of programming! In this post for absolute beginners, you’ll learn the basics of navigating around your computer in the Terminal.

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Cyberpunk 2077: A QA Engineer’s Perspective

Category: Educational, Gaming

Let’s talk about Cyberpunk 2077, why some of your favorite video games have bugs, and how important it is to react with kindness and compassion when encountering/reporting a bug

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Halloween Costumes for Programmers

Category: Code, Just For Fun

A collection of (work-appropriate) Halloween costume ideas for programmers and what you need to pull off each one. Stay spooky ya little monsters!

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What Video Games Taught Me

Category: Gaming

Video games have taught me a lot of important life lessons. I pass along some of that wisdom in this post that’s near and dear to my heart.

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