Switching to the official Twitter app - sorry Tweetbot

I recently began using the official Twitter app. I've been a long time fan of Tweetbot, but I've become more and more frustrated by Twitter's insistance on hampering third party developers by limiting their public API. In my earlier attempts at using the official Twitter app, I've always been frustrated…

Learn a new programming language

I remember reading a tweet saying "you should learn a new programming language each year" about two years back. My first thought was that I didn't need a new programming language, I was quite happy with C#. I had done some small projects in JavaScript and TypeScript, and…

Make Firefox Developer Edition the only developer edition

I recently switched from using Chrome as my main browser to Firefox. I actually quite like the new version 57 of Firefox (or Firefox Quantum as it's also called). Mozilla (the creators of Firefox) has also started releasing a Developer Edition of Firefox. This version is supposed to be a…

The infamously illusive edit button

Recently Twitter rolled out an visual update to their apps and website. Everything is round now and users aren't happy. For years there have been requests for an edit button and the ability to change their tweets, but Twitter hasn't complied. While I admit that the ability to edit tweets…

The peace of not coding

For the last few years, I’ve had this notion that I need to work on some side project in my spare time. I need to be working on something. Write some code. Every spare minute I have. For the most part, this has worked well. No problem. However. The…