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Import Everlance Mileage to Quickbooks Self Employed

Importing Everlance Milage You can import Everlance mileage, and presumably mileage from other tracking apps, into Quickbooks Self Employed with a little effort, as Quickbooks Self Employed supports MileIQ csv formatted data. To start off, you could create a free MileIQ account, and manually add in a couple fake trips to export as per the [...]

By | 2017-07-22T11:38:36+00:00 July 22nd, 2017|Software Engineering|0 Comments

The $5,000 Horror Story of a Past Client

Many of my clients come to me after trying to save money when hiring a developer. Every last one of them has the same horror story. They have to start their project over from scratch, and none of them are able to get their money back from the cheap developer. Let me tell you a [...]

By | 2017-05-18T14:45:16+00:00 October 14th, 2016|My Career, Software Engineering|0 Comments

Cleveland GiveCamp 2016: Project Loyola

Loyola Retreat House This one time, at GiveCamp, I kissed a chair and I liked it... Ahem! Cleveland GiveCamp is a place where we code for charity, and this year I was the Project Manager for Loyola Retreat House. Loyola is a Christian non-profit who provides a relaxing atmosphere for people to retreat from their [...]

By | 2016-08-02T11:46:42+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|My Career, Software Engineering, Volunteering|0 Comments

On WordPress Refactoring for Speed

WordPress can be slow for many reasons, including adding extra plugins, themes, the hosting environment, or even just because PHP is slow. In this post, we'll examine what causes WordPress to be super slow, and we'll look at some ways that we can improve WordPress Core to make it run much faster. This article is [...]

By | 2017-05-18T14:45:23+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Software Engineering|0 Comments

How to Write a Killer Cover Letter for Your Resume

Writing a cover letter for your resume as a Software Engineer doesn't need to be that complicated. Gayle Laakmann McDowell, the author of "Cracking the Coding Interview" gave me a few helpful hints on what a cover letter should include. I'll give you a short list of those items, and a nice clean sample cover [...]

By | 2017-05-18T14:45:26+00:00 July 27th, 2016|My Career, Software Engineering|0 Comments