Coded Geekery

Roger Stringer

Written by Roger Stringer, Coded Geekery is a blog designed to give me a forum to talk and think. You should follow me on Twitter

Nobody hits the ground running

04 August, 2017

DHH : “We just want someone who can hit the ground running” is the common refrain for companies seeking to only consider senior-level job…

That song in your head

17 June, 2017

I grew up in Newfoundland, a small island province on the east coast of Canada. It's got a strong culture and history. My home town of St…

When it seems like it's just you against everyone...

14 June, 2017

I get it, sometimes life is hard. But I like to keep some words in mind that a friend told me years ago. If you fail , never give up…

Building a List MVP app with Flybase

07 June, 2017

Levels published a post a while back on how he builds his MVPs, he documented one style of MVP you can build is a List MVP . A good…

Using Github Pages to Get Your Web Ideas up and Running

02 June, 2017

Back when I first started building Flybase , I had planned to include static site hosting, but then I ended up deciding it wasn't needed…

When Jupiter met Juno

26 May, 2017

The Juno mission, launch in October 2011, and having been in orbit of Jupiter since July 2016 has been returning some interesting new…

Healthchecks and Heartbeats

17 May, 2017

Most web apps set up a healthcheck , it's usually an endpoint that tells you that your databases are up, and websites are up. I've even got…

Wasabi Coleslaw

24 April, 2017

This light and tangy slaw combines a crisp mix of cabbage, daikon, carrots and radishes with a bright dressing of rice vinegar and spicy…

Mediterranean Shawarma

07 April, 2017

Shawarma is one of my favourite foods, but there is a lack of good places to get decent shawarma around here so I make my own. What you need…

Apple Cider Marinated Sirloin Steak

03 April, 2017

What you need 2-3 lbs. sirloin steak 1 carrot (chopped) 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 cup apple cider 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 tbsp. ground ginger…