Is Native App Development Really Native?

A few years back, a colleague of mine was talking about React Native (when it is the shiz) and he was trying to explain to me, that it React Native creates Native Applications. While this sounds good, I had to try and help him understand, this is not true. Not in the way he and many other believe, at least. Let's talk about Native Mobile Apps and why they aren't what the average App Dev thinks they are.

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Nginx Enable/Disable Site Configuration (a2ensite nginx)

There are times I wish I had the good old a2ensite and a2dissite for nginx. This Bash Script will get you something similar. Just place it in the /usr/sbin path and make it executable.

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Updated: Informal Seattle Meetup | Fri 15th 2019

UPDATE 11/16/2019: To all that met up at paddy coyne's on pier 70. Thank you for the great evening, I really enjoyed meeting all of you. You all have such great projects you are working on, and I hope that we can keep in communication for years to come. Enjoy the conference (it is starting now)

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Simple vs. Complex and Featureful Code

To many times, I see or hear people creating complex solutions for problems. Even worse, creating additional complexity to solve problems they have created with their overly complex initial solution. In this short article, I want to try and share my "Opinion" about simplicity in our code and projects. I am undertaking the development of a few projects at the moment, and each complex in their own way, I want to solidify my idea of simplicity and apply it to these projects. Let's jump into it.

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FIX: Windows 10 Freezes Randomly (Disk 100%)

My Windows 10 computer with a brand new Samsung 860 EVO 500GB SSD freezes for 10 - 15 seconds at a time, randomly. Well, it used to. It turned out to be a driver issue. After doing some research it seems that it is AMDs fault not Samsung. We just need to swap a driver out.

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