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Today is my 16 year wedding anniversary with my high school sweetheart. I love this woman mo...

> “The world seems to be accustomed to delaying gratification less and less, which means the...

My son’s friends discovered my blog and were talking about it to him (must have googled his ...

[Netlify Acquires Gatsby](https://www.netlify.com/press/netlify-acquires-gatsby-inc-to-acce...

My Year In Books 2022 📚 books I have been super inspired by all of the posts this month about everyone's "year in b...

I recently wrote a post about using AI to filter social feeds. It appears that the origina...

While demoing the shower in our rental house today, we discovered a “hidden” window that had...

It’s not people’s job to show you what’s interesting or great about themselves. It’s your jo...

I’ve read The King Killer Chronicles series by Patrick Rothfuss several times and LOVED it. ...

For this month's retro game, I started playing The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX on m...

www.chronophoto.app Chronophoto - The Photographical History Game Who knew guessing the ...

How I missed out on being a crypto millionair... Anyone who had participated in crypto for a significant amount of time, has a story or two a...

Currently reading: The Universal Christ: How a Forgotten Reality Can Change Everything We Se...

It’s a beautiful sunny ☀️ day here in Albuquerque. Has me dreaming of warm summer days…

Reflections on the impact of the '4-Hour Workweek' 15 years later They had never read it. I...

Busy day: Work meetings. Multiple contractors at the rental. Driving kids around. Gym. Dinne...

> “People are rewarded in public for what they practice for years in private.” - Tony Robins

"How you do anything is how you do everything" -Martha Beck I love this quote! It takes...

Trying to setup SSL for a wildcard subdomain using nginx and Certbot is proving more challen...

(Another) Blogging Isn’t Dead Post No, Blogging Is Not Dying Anytime Soon  - Darius Foroux But still, people who read have al...

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There are so many beautiful moments every single day that I get to share with my kids. I wa...

I woke up early intending to be productive and go through my daily habits checklist. However...

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Xfinity actively makes it difficult to sign up for new services. I’ve literally spent hours ...

Spending a bit of time today creating a node.js API on top of [OpenAI's](https://beta.openai...

My beautiful girl at the roller rink 🛼

[ChatGPT in an iOS Shortcut — Worlds Smartest HomeKit Voice Assistant](https://matemarschal...

I’ve realized that crypto makes me unhappy regardless if it’s going up or down. Going down...

I love you. I know.

> "The more time you spend complaining about what you deserve, the less time you have to foc...

Starting the 12 hour long drive from LA → ABQ 🚙

Disneyland ❤️

When I was a young kid in youth group, I convinced my mom that Blink 182 was a Christian ban...

Disneyland day 2, let’s go!

It’s always a great day when you get to add the Disneyland app to your Home Screen!

So, it looks like @paul@tapbots.social [https://tapbots.social/@paul] has confirmed [https:/...

Exited to get some In-N-Out while we are in AZ 🍔

Soccer time ⚽️

Road trip’n… 🚙

> You do not rise to the level of your goals. You fall to the level of your systems. [James...

It bugs me to no end that the [NM Taxpayer Access Point](https://tap.state.nm.us/TAP/_/#2) u...

My oldest son used oil pastels to make this incredible piece of Lord of The Rings art. I’m...

I need to start reading more fiction. My brain is starting to melt with all of these self he...

The end of the high school essay-Seth’s Blog [https://seths.blog/2023/01/the-end-of-the-high...

[https://localghost.dev/img/blog/build-1999/geocities2.webp] Building a website like it’s 1...

Writing code feels like time travel 💻

**Voicemails From A Spammer** would be a sweet name for an album.

I switched from weight lifting to calisthenics in the gym over a year ago. It was one of the...

Currently reading: [The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment](https://www.amazon...

My Current AeroPress Recipe ☕️ Inverted Aeropress [https://images.unsplash.com/photo-1652067871073-d472c02125b6?ixlib=rb-4....

High-Level Workings of Link’s Awakening [https://github.com/zladx/LADX-Disassembly/wiki/Game...

Time to demo some walls! 🔨

I have a terrible habit of biting my nails while I'm coding. I literally don't do it in any...

On more from snowboarding yesterday 🤙

Beautiful day snowboarding with the fam 🏂

I just set up [fed.brid.gy](https://fed.brid.gy/) on my site which allows me to participate ...

Snowboarding attempt #2 tomorrow. This time the entire family is going. Fresh snow and sunny...

I say this every year, but _this_ is the year that I get a freestanding handstand.

It’s so inspiring to read everyone’s “Year In Books” posts. Makes me want to read more in 20...

Happy New Year friends 🎆

Today, we started our first day of demo on the rental property. It’s going to be a journey, ...

[Bring Back Personal Blogging - The Verge](https://www.theverge.com/23513418/bring-back-per...

Spending some time today watching a code breakdown on the water level of TMNT for the NES. ...

Snowboarding was a bust today. We drove all the way up the Santa Fe Ski Area (1.5 hours fr...

I’m taking my kids snowboarding tomorrow. Super excited to teach them! 🏂

[@manton](https://micro.blog/manton) I have a few questions/notes about non microblog hosted...

[Saying “sup” with ‘net send’](https://drew.shoes/posts/sup/) > By the time we got to scho...

Maybe I’m missing something, but I just can’t understand how to get into the Cobra Kai show....

Writing a letter to Santa

I made a rookie mistake and forgot to take the trashes out to the street for pickup the day ...

This was the first Christmas where my teenager was “too cool” to participate in many of the ...

Merry Christmas friends! 🎄

My daughter and I did some skipping while out on our run today. It was so much fun. I need a...

I had a beautiful night playing Super Mario World with my daughter on an original SNES. 🕹️

In the spirit of Christmas, my garage door decided to “Home Alone” me. When I opened it, som...

My blog at [brandontreb.com](https://brandontreb.com) has been running my custom code for ov...

I want a self-driving vehicle for the sole purpose of being able to dunk my Chick fil a sand...

My router decided to die a couple days ago. Needless to say, our "Smart Home" became pretty...

My good friends Denver and Ray recently opened a cigar shop called Padres. The name is sup...

First fire in the Solo Stove. Love it! 🔥

I got Webmentions working on my blog using webmention.io and some custome JS. It’s super c...

I’ve spent more time tinkering with my blog today than I’ve spent blogging this entire year...

As it gets colder outside, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to do cold plunges. Today ...

This Episode of the Joe Rogan Podcast with Erika Thomson is awesome! She talks all about be...

My wife got me a Solo Stove for Christmas 🎄 Fortunately for me, UPS delivered it while I ...

The sunset over the Sandias tonight is unreal.

I have moved the code that generates my Micro Blog from Heroku to a Raspberry Pi in my close...

I have recently been experimenting with [Morning Pages](The Artist's Way Morning Pages Journ...

Testing…

Perfect day for a cold plunge 47°F Happy Thanksgiving! 🦃🍁

My investment in Taylor Swift tickets has proven to be better than all of my crypto combined...

My oldest boy turns 14 today! He decided that he wanted to get his nose pierced and dye hi...

I would hate to be on Ticketmaster's dev ops team.

Here we go again... This time I'm waiting with multiple devices in the queue to purchase tic...

When we were in Ensenada, Mexico this past weekend, one of the street vendors called me “Ram...

We had an absolute blast on the Emos Not Dead Cruise this past week. We got to meet so man...

Today is the first time in recent memory that I opened my calendar and didn’t have a single ...

We dressed up as our “high school self”. Turns out, I dress exactly the same now. I just w...

I’m currently running a caffeine Ponzi scheme in which I have to keep drinking coffee to blu...

We're going to Blink!

So, this is bizarre. After almost a decade of being down and transitioning between multiple ...

Beautiful view! (the scenery wasn’t too bad either 😉

Cigars on the Lanai with my little bro!

Napoli Coast from the helicopter tour. What an incredible experience.

Ready for takeoff 🚁

I love the joy that my oldest son has whenever he’s on a beach. It’s one of the few times I ...

Beach bums 🏝️

My beautiful / adventurous wife on the Kalalau Trail

Our backyard view for the week in kauai.

Great time with the family at the NM State Fair Rodeo and Sublime With Rome concert 🏇🎡🎸

Listening to Max Fisher on the Rich Roll Podcast talking about How Social Media Rewired Our ...

My boy caught his first fish 🐠

My wife is super pumped for Christmas.

My oldest son and I at the Weird Al show last night. We had a beautiful night of laughs, eat...

“Weird Al” Yankovic What an incredible experience bringing my oldest son to this concert. W...

Monthly Retro Game Club Legend of Zelda A few months back, I purchased an Anbernic RG351v handheld emulator. I co...

I’m designing a new software development paradigm. It’s called VDD (Vibe driven developmen...

My 13 yo boy plays “Master of Puppets” on his guitar on repeat. It’s literally the soundtrac...

Not the worst place to stop and mediate.

These dudes are “bussin, no cap”.

The squash bugs have won this round 🌱

“Big Time Rush” concert with my girls.

Just bought tickets to see Weird Al at the Santa Fe Opera! 10 year old (and 36 year old) me...

Today is bittersweet. My little Jack starts his first day of middle school. We are all very ...

I just picked up an old NES to play classic games with my kids. 30 years later and I still...

Thursday evening vibes 🥃

New audio setup 🎙

Carving sticks is always a big hit when we go camping.

What a beautiful weekend camping with great friends 🏕

I LOVE camping. 🏕 I absolutely hate camping prep.

Yesterday was tough. It was the two year anniversary of my father-in-law’s passing. We spen...

Happy birthday Jack! 11 looks great on you.

This dude went off to youth camp today. He will be missed.

Go for launch! Kids getting ready to go indoor skydiving 🪂

I had an incredible yoga 🧘‍♂️ practice this morning. Breathe and Flo always have such bala...

Beautiful night getting ice cream with the fam. I’m so grateful for these people.

Gym 💪 after cigar night. 0/10 Wouldn’t recommend.

So, Twitter just added an innovative new feature called notes. Should someone tell them abou...

After helping my son reinstall Windows, we also had to reinstall his sound drivers. Reminds ...

I just saw a message today that Github is going to start charging for Co Pilot. While this ...

I love watching lizards. They are living the dream. All day long, they just eat and do push-...

What is this liquid that is falling from the sky? 🌧

“Dad, Aris’ limit breaker ‘Healing Wind’ is awesome!” - Cayden That boy is in for one life’...

Today was crazy. Within the same hour I taught one son about computer networking and taught ...

After a decade and a half of doing Wordpress development, one would think that I would be be...

Fish’n with my dad today 🎣

There is something incredible about eating food that was grown in your backyard 🌱

Garden area built and plants planted 🌱

I have recently developed a slight addiction to purchasing old SNES and Gameboy games on Mer...

Gym bros 💪

I have never met a Discount Tire employee that I didn’t like.

I just transferred all of my crypto from exchanges to my Ledger . Pretty painless except for...

Bedtime reading is my favorite time of they day.

A humming bird feeder was one of the best investments we’ve ever made in our backyard.

I woke up early to see my wife off for her girls trip. The only logical next step is to put ...

Every day that we lived in the bus was experimental. We had new adventures, new ideas, as we...

This photo of my buddies and me at a whiskey party earlier this year looks like it’s straigh...

🎶 He’s just an Island Boy 🏝

We switched the backyard to “Summer Mode” today. ☀️🏊‍♂️🍹

My beautiful wife at the event today 🏕

I went to an “influencer event” today. Not to influence, but to be influenced.

Futureman

Achievement Unlocked I (my ip) just got banned from flatearth101.com for trying to access th...

I’ve done it… I’ve finally removed Wordle from my Home Screen ⬛️⬛️⬛️⬛️⬛️

Terminal Apps Are The Future? I LOVE the idea of taking modern web apps to the Terminal. As a heavy user of ssh, tmux, sc...

I just put my first backpacking 🏕️ trip of the year in the calendar! My REI spending has de...

I have never seen micro.blog so active. It must be because of The Great Twitter Exodus. I un...

(Re) Learning how to swim properly as part of my old man fitness routine.

I have to set a bimonthly calendar reminder to change my kid’s screen time passcode. At ro...

Is there a micro.blog book club?

Apple Removing Apps Older Than 2 Years Apple says they're removing my game because it's more than 2 years old This HN thread reall...

Birthday tea with my special girl

My boy building his first PC #proudDad

My dude looking dapper for his first school dance.

Sibs

The modern child

Cayden’s (13) first day of reffing. When did he become such a teenager?

Birthday pedicures.

A beautiful text exchange I had with my wife this morning.

Birthday lunch at St. James Tea Room

Winning combo: Red Bull + Ibuprofen

This AWS outage is killing me today. Good excuse to drink a whiskey and smoke some ribs on ...

Anyone here doing Advent of Code this year?

My oldest turned 13 last month. Today, I got to take him to the gym with me for the first ti...

Underrated reasons to be thankful Brilliant post I found on Hacker News today.

My dream is to play guitar in a Gin Blossoms cover band.

I’m incredibly thankful for this group of people. Today (and every day) I’m so grateful that...

Hotel hangs

Just hangin’ out

Emo Halloweeno 🎃

Great day hiking the la luz trail and lunch with my oldest.

Balloon Fiesta 2021

Yoga sesh with the kids.

Morning ☕️ With my dude.

My coworker always creates fake shirts based on my Slack messages. This one is a gem and acc...

Beautiful hike in Ruidoso with this beautiful girl.

Rainbow over the Sandias. Very grateful for this view.

Sunrise over the Rio Grande

Snorkel Crew

This view will do. #hawaii

My little girl turns 7 today!

“Craving an outcome anchors you to a future that does not exist, and drags you from the peac...

Do you wanna build a snowman? ☃️

Battling webapp browser compatibility is soul crushing.

Visiting my Grandma on her 86th birthday.

My wife surprised me on our trip and rented a Tesla Model S on Turo. This is my first time ...

The thermostat at the air bnb we are staying at had a locked out smart thermostat set to a r...

Hiking the La Luz trail with my dudez

Celebrating 14 years of marriage with my dream girl.

Here’s a shot of our tent setup. We shoveled the paths and compacted the snow under the tent...

Winter camping was a blast! It got down to 4° F in the night! Having the right gear def help...

My boy restringing my very first guitar that my dad bought me 20 years ago. I’m not crying...

Snow day in the mountains.

My 12yo love/hates my dad jokes these days. Tonight I told him that was going to start a Bli...

This dude is infinitely cooler than I was at his age. #jacksontreb 🤙

📭 Inbox: 0, it feels good...

Shred the gnar

I’m rediscovering learning to play guitar after years away from it. Though, I had 10+ years ...

Just chased a coyote away from my flock of chickens and ducks. I’ve reached peak homesteadin...

What’s the opposite of Christmas music to de-decorate to?

Super excited to purge Christmas from our house today.

We called each other

Merry Christmas from the Trebs!

I can’t believe I have a tween.

This girl ❤️

His reaction...

🎄 Merry Christmas friends 🎄

“Daddy Day” with my Jack was a blast. We OneWheeled around downtown, ate sushi, bought mom a...

Anyone have an Oculous Quest headset? How are you enjoying it? Worth getting one?

It was super cool participating in Ernest Cline’s virtual book signing on Zoom for Ready Pla...

“Daddy Day” with my girl. Freddys in the park, presents for mom, shopping at the mall, photo...

Anyone else doing Advent of Code? Our team is participating this year and sharing our soluti...

Today, I had the pleasure of teaching my oldest boy (12) how to lift weights. It was awesome...

Just saw the StarLink satellites for the first time. It was pretty incredible!

We cut our own Christmas tree this year. What an amazing experience we had as a family. This...

No matter how many videos I watch, I can’t seem to get my kitchen knives sharp. Anyone have ...

#Thanksgiving

Today’s agenda: Drink (bourbon) Smoke (turkey) Smoke (cigar) Happy Thanksgiving friends...

Beautiful bosque ride today. #onewheel

When my wife wears a black turtleneck I call her “sexy Steve Jobs” and constantly make lewd ...

Happy birthday to my incredible wife Ashley.

New toy #oneWheel

I will never get tired of Reddit jokes about the size of the node_modules folder.

Question: I just bought an Intel Macbook Air. I'm within my return window. Should I return ...

Beautiful run to the river with this beautiful girl.

Lazy ducks are lazy 🦆

Sunday vibes

Just bought a OneWheel. Now I can live my Back to the Future 2 dreams of riding a hover bo...

It’s nearly time for a beer. #mbnov

Good morning friends. Time for some code & coffee. I hope you all can find some peace in th...

Fall in New Mexico is my absolute favorite. Every year, I’m always astonished by how beautif...

New side projects sing to me like Sirens. I wish I had the ability to concentrate and see...

Thanks for the kind words on the photo friends. I absolutely love this community.

New profile photo taken by my lovely wife.

11 hours later, the final product. It came out amazing. 🔥

Beautiful night tonight. No dreary weather in sight. Going to try and ignore the craziness t...

I’ve always loved the phrase: > “Chop your own wood and it will warm you twice” From a fi...

Successful Projects today: install water filter on ice maker install more Sonos speakers ar...

Sunrise and smoking. I have become that guy.

My oldest went another way. This is actually his default facial expression when I ask him to...

I stand corrected. She’s a “Greek Goddess”. #kids

My Egyptian princess

New computer day!

App Idea: A recipe site not filled with garbage ads and gets directly to the point.

This pretty much settles the Vim vs Emacs debate. rbtnn/vim-mario: Mario on Vim

I think we might take the kids sledding today, the snow is now 10" deep! 🛷

Snow is still coming down. Like most things this year, Fall has been cancelled. ❄️

If I don’t post a photo of me on social with a “vote sticker”, will my vote even be counted?...

❄️☃️

After changing your truck tire, you drink a beer, right?

Another shot from our camping trip this weekend. This is McCauley Hot Springs. The water com...

Gone fishn’

Ready for a 3 day backpacking trip. 🏕

> “Not wanting something is just as good as having it.” I heard this quote on the Tim Ferri...

Has anyone purchased an infrared Sauna for their home? I’m considering one from Costco and w...

🎥 Wife and I are trying to watch scary movies. We’re huge wusses, but I feel like it’s a go...

The finished product. It came out amazing.

Also, I’m using my blower to help get the smoker up to temperature. Feels pretty redneck.

Smoking chicken on my Webber Smokey Mountain for tonight. Using this method. I’m pretty st...

I recently came across Autumn Village, a small MMO I built years ago. Thinking I might reboo...

Great family day at the Apple Orchard

We’ve spent the last 25 days on the road doing beaches, Disney, food, mountains, farms,etc.....

Testing accepting access token in HTTP Authorization header

Disk drive corrupted today Spending part of vacation reinstalling OSX and downloading my dev...

Folks who host their own M.B/IndieWeb sites, what does your tech stack look like? I’m curre...

I'm going to start charging my 12 yo $5 every time he responds to me with “I know". #parenti...

Do you think Door Dash drivers ever take a bite of your fries?

If I could describe the micro.blog community in one word, it would be wholesome. It’s suc...

And...this is why distributed social networks (like micro.blog and Mastadon) are the future....

I hate Medium. Are bloggers making so much money that it’s worth most people never seeing th...

Great advice for even seasoned web developers. Plaidophile: Advice to young web developers

Now that I have been taking off Fridays, Thursdays feel amazing.

Over the weekend I was opening old posts that I upvoted on Hacker News, and came across this...

“I can’t meditate in the sauna because it burns my nose ring” the most millennial thing I’...

‪Christmas cookies have paired nicely with my coffee addiction. ‬

As if I don’t already have enough hobbies, I’m currently studying to get my Ham Radio Techni...

Programming Languages Are Only Tools Some young punks overheard me talking about JavaScript at lunch today. They felt it necessar...

Good catch @manton on blockchain.Such a ridiculous thought to put Twitter on the worlds slow...

Ice bath tub was 42° today. 2.5 minute soak was brutal. shivers

With all this chat of Twitter trying to move to a more open protocol, I went down the rabbit...

I love writing code when my laptop’s battery is low. It’s like I’m racing against the clock.

Is there anything more American than feuding with your neighbors?

The Aeropress Go looks amazing!

Unpopular opinion: I'm not a fan of Dark Mode

I'm deep in Kotlin dev now and I find it to be much like Android itself. It's very function...

The gym smells extra pungent this evening. Also, why does everyone where bodybuilding.com ...

Trolling phone spammers brings me way too much joy.

We Instead Of I When I first started consulting, I had everything tied to my name. My company name was Treb ...

I want to mass-delete all accounts in which I no longer use. Does anyone know of a service ...

Signals Tonight, I'm going to a party for local entrepreneurs. I was getting ready for the party ...

Darknet Diaries 🎙 I have really been enjoying listening to Darknet Diaries lately. It’s a Podcast about hacks ...

How I Stay Organized My wife and I are hard core “type-a” people. I mean, so planned that we send each other cale...

I absolutely hate scoping projects. It's such uninteresting / uninspiring work. It's iro...

This Year's Tiny House, Skoolie, Full Time RV'er Top 5 Must Haves This Christmas, Hanukkah, ...

Weird Tasks That I Have To Do Because We Live... Many of you might not know this, but my family and I live in a converted schoolbus. Today,...

Dev Blinders - Failing To See Things From A U... The other day, I was having a conversation over Slack with my development team. They were wo...

I love the microcasts on here. Hearing someone’s voice makes me really feel like I know them...

Chopping wood is my favorite form of meditation.

How to Retire Forever on a Fixed Chunk of Mon... How to Retire Forever on a Fixed Chunk of Money - Mr. Money Mustache Another solid post fro...

Whoa! One of my posts made the discover page. Good thing I paid @manton all of those stacks ...

Tips For Starting Your CS Career My little brother was recently in town for the holidays. He’s about to graduate from college...

Today’s task: Parsing malformed XML containing malformed HTML containing malformed XML. Rege...

No One Cares About Your Clever Code As developers, we spend so much time perfecting our craft. We are always on the hunt for hac...

For Micro Monday, I recommend @chet . He writes daily haikus, which are absolutely delightfu...

A Tour of Our Converted School Bus Home After two years of living in our bus, we have final...

The Diet Starts Monday In our house, we often joke that “the diet starts Monday”. Usually, this is in response to s...

apple.news > China’s plan to rate citizens based on social behavior moves closer to reality...

Gratitude It’s often much easier to have a sense of gratitude when things are going well. As humans, w...

The race - Seth's Blog How is it that Seth Godin can be so inspiring in so few words?

Prototypes Usually End Up In Production “Just hack a quick proof of concept, we’ll rebuild it when we get more funding.” These are ...

Cold Emailing Locals I always receive cold emails. Some of them are personalized, and some of them are robotic. S...

The phrase “click funnels” does not read well in a small font on a t-shirt. I could not st...

Pretty cool, I just set my Jekyll blog up to receive Web Mentions via webmention.io. Next st...

How We Winterize Our School Bus Conversion - A Minimalist Family Adventure Great post by my...

Blogging Builds Community It's been around 3 weeks since I started blogging every weekday. This experience has been n...

One Thing I was recently listening to Episode 344- 10 Strategies To Be Happier Through Gratitude on th...

@manton I have to tell you that I really appreciate that the micro.blog iOS app doesn’t “inf...

Starting New Projects I had the amazing opportunity today to hit File -> New Project today. There are few feelings...

Client Deliveries Are Hard I have been building software for clients for over a decade now and have come to one solid c...

Free Business Idea: RV Storage & Rental I was having a conversation with my dad the other day and sharing some of my current busines...

My First App When I was in high school, I used to think computers were for nerds. I was a skater obsessed...

Rates Rates are a weird thing and chances are, yours are too low. I spent years stressing about ...

The Grass Is Always Greener People often tell me things like "it must be nice to work for yourself”, or “I'm working har...

Don’t Hire Your Friends - A PSA A few years back, when the company was growing particularly quickly, I made a decision to hi...

It's A Good Time To Be A (Good) Mobile Develo... If you are a mobile developer in 2018, and are not consulting (at least on the side), you ar...

On Blogging More Frequently I have been obsessed with Seth Godin lately. I've been reading his books, listening to his ...

Compromising Out Of Fear Seth Godin recently discussed in an episode of the Tim Ferris Show a fear many of us have of...

I’m A Professional Dream Crusher I just had a realization that I’m a professional dream crusher. Being in software consulting...

Halloween pin, give it to me.

‪Great meetings with some great people today. ‬

Every single time I’m in an Apple Store, I get asked if I worked there. Apparently I have th...

Weird week. Consulting is hard.

I absolutely love the feeling of completing a task and archiving the email or checking the b...

This article sums up very nicely why it may be a very long time (if ever) until decentralize...

Really loved this article. I wish I could send it to some of my ‘Fox News Cult’ relatives wi...

I can’t help but feel sorry for clients when they opt to play the “India Lottery” for develo...

Man, I have recently headed down the #pico8 dev rabbit hole. It’s such an elegant way of bui...

If I never have to touch Slack or Telegram again, it will be too soon. I have nothing agains...

I just got a spam call today. Instead of hanging up, I sang “hold music” (Tetris theme song)...

Is there a hacker news bot on micro.blog?

‪No matter what payment schedule I put a client on, they will still wait until the absolute ...

Pandora’s mobile app is straight garbage.

What is your go-to “coding music”? Mine is Tron: Legacy Soundtrack by Daft Punk.

This girl

2nd Tennant in a row that we’ve had to evict due to non payment of rent. Being a land lord i...

C Primer I have always loved the C programming language. I remember being a young programmer (man th...

About to watch Infinity War in the middle of the day with my boys. Today is a good day.

brew upgrade was the wrong command. #coffeeBreak

DApp Development: The Next Gold Rush? Over the past few months, I have had the pleasure of working on a DApp called thisorthat.io ...

I’d say that my least favorite part about software development consulting is writing proposa...

I have multiple nested "toSort" folders on my Desktop. That's probably not a good sign. Ti...

It's pretty cool to see the Miyazaki films showing at our local theater all year long. I'll ...

testing uploads

We just got done watching A Quiet Place. It was so intense. Such a fun movie to see in theat...

We got a pretty cool feature the other day on Daily Mail: New Mexico couple sell their home...

I feel like the best way to get the most value from micro.blog, is to just jump in the disco...

Anyone else using Jekyll for their micro.blog platform? I have some open source node app to ...

We just got asked to be on a reality TV show about living on our converted school bus. So… ...

So, after announcing that I was posting to micro.blog on my main brandontreb.com, I had 79 u...

My wife just crossed 20k followers on her Instagram account @trebventure. She posts photos o...

Ex-Facebook Executive: “You Don’t Realize It But You Are Being Programmed” “We curate our li...

A Practical Introduction to Blockchain with Python // Adil Moujahid // Data Analytics and mo...

We launched our first every DApp on the Ethereum main net for a client today! This or That?...

I had to write a doubly-linked linked-list to represent a priority queue on this project for...

I feel like I need to do a blog series on "getting started" with Ethereum development. The ...

Our team has launched our first DApp on the Ethereum test net for a client. Building a soli...

Trying Something New tl;dr: micro.blog is pretty cool. I have recently been thinking about my process of bloggin...

How Creating A Call Flow Can Help Your Softwa... In 2008, I was still in college. I had just landed my first job with a small consultancy as ...

Lower Your Rates (Sometimes) - Investing In B... As developers, we hear the echo chamber on Hacker News and others shouting at us to raise ou...

Side Projects Over at Pixegon, I really try to encourage my developers to have their own side projects. O...

Trying Something New Every single year since the beginning of time (at least since the beginning of this blog), I...

Develop Your Empathy Muscles For Great Good A while back, I made a flagrant comment on Twitter about how I assumed the world worked. I...

How To Lose $300K In One Conversation I had one such scenario a while back that I wanted to share. One day a few months ago, I was...

Why Start Software Consulting Want to jump ship and be a software development consultant? This post will detail why this p...

2016 Goals As the new year kicks off in full swing, I am reflecting on my 2015 goals and setting some n...

The Value Of Quality Assurance It's late, you have been hacking all night to get the client a build. Finally, around 2:30 ...

Ship Products You Are Proud Of There is a familiar phrase that I hear all too often when a client comes to me with an exist...

Your App Idea Most Likely Falls Into One Of T... During my years of mobile development, I have heard the phrase “I have an idea for an app!” ...

Goals For 2015 It cannot be overstated that writing down one’s goals is critical to acheiving them. Pair th...

Software Consultant Contracts: Fixed Bid VS T... One of the most common questions I get from software consultants is whether or not to accept...

Software Development Consulting: Some Tips On... When I first started out as an independent software developer, one of things that stressed m...

Being An Indie Software Developer And Signing... Very frequently, I receive emails that go something like this: “Hey Brandon, I have a...

Becoming A Software Consultant: My Backstory I recently published a post about my first year of being an independent iPhone development c...

What I Learned In My First Year Of iOS Consul... Wow, I can’t believe it has already been a full year since I struck it out on my own. ...

The Top 5 Places To Find Good Software Develo... One thing I am often asked is “Where can I find good developers/contractors/subcontrac...

iPhone Programming Tutorial: Creating An Imag...   Welcome to the second part of my tutorial series “Creating An Image Gallery Li...

iPhone Programming Tutorial: Creating An Imag...   Recently, I have had to build an app (download link) that required the user to choos...

Back To My Roots I wrote my very first blog post back in July of 2008 when I start iCodeBlog.com.  I started ...

Tools of The Trade: What Tools I Use For iOS ... Welcome Hacker News! There’s some discussion happening in the comments; but, as always, the ...

What I Learned In My First Month Being A Cont... tl;dr Present yourself to potential clients as if you have already made it. Don’t be s...

5 Third Party iOS Libraries I Have Found Usef... As I mature as a developer, I try to rely on other people’s code more an more. Why bui...

How To Become An Indie Game Developer [Article Link]

My Number One Feature Request For iOS 6 Fix the Snooze button! I have no idea how this UI component got to Apple’s review team...

If There Was Ever A Time To Submit A Show HN ... Earlier today a post titled ”I Try to Up Vote Every ‘Show HN’ Post and You Should Too&...

Lua Scripting The UI For Pocket MUD Pro I have just updated my MUD client [Pocket MUD Pro] to be a universal library. It was surpris...

Jailbreak iOS 5.1.1 With Absinthe 2.0 + More ... The GreenPois0n team has just announced Absinthe 2.0 allowing users of all iDevices (except ...

Incredible List Of Popular Indie iOS/Android/... We believe that developers should have the freedom to price their games how they like, witho...

Join Me At 360iDev 2012 I mentioned this on Twitter last week, so I might as well post it here to make it more offic...

The guide to implementing 2D platformers http://higherorderfun.com/blog/2012/05/20/the-guide-to-implementing-2d-platformers/

Why Facebook IS People This is a very well written article detailing some of the inner workings of Facebook and why...

Pocket MUD Pro Is Now Universal + Promo Codes Also, here are 10 promo codes for anyone who wants a free copy. Please comment on which code...

Great Introduction To Lua (click the post title) I have been using lua in my iOS applications for some time now. This...

MetaWatch Announces iOS Support – Still... For those of you who have followed my blog for a while, you know that I am a huge geek for s...

Why you Should Check Out Unity A while back, my buddy seantron showed me some of his 3D games he’d been working on in...

I Suck At Blogging (Lately) OK, so the title isn’t entirely true (I have maintained quite a few blogs in my day). ...

Pocket MUD Pro Released + Promo Codes I am very proud to announce a brand new version of my Pocket MUD Pro application for iPhone....

Vim For iOS Is Incredible I used to be an Emacs guy and would battle to the death on the war between Vim and Emacs. It...

Fluid For Mac As of OSX Lion, I have started to seriously loathe some of the build-it Mac apps (such as Ma...

Amazon – A Terrible Solution To A Huge ... tl;dr; Don’t buy a Kindle Fire for your kid until they resolve the parental control is...

Why I Went Back To Jekyll – Also Racksp... Recently, I was pretty humbled when a post of mine titled WordPress To Jekyll And Back Again...

New Year – New Theme: Focus On The Cont... As you may have noticed, my blog has a new (much cleaner) theme. For 2012, my blogging goals...

SVProgressHUD Is Quickly Becoming My Favorite... From the first time I saw this effect in the Tweetie (now Twitter for iPhone), I was crazy a...

Tether Your iPhone Without Jailbreaking (Or P... With all of the buzz around the iTether App, I figured I’d offer a more permanent solu...

Caterpillar 1.1 Released I have just released the update to my Centipede clone called Caterpillar. For those of you w...

WordPress Plugin For iOS Developers And Blogg... This plugin looks to be super useful for people wanting to blog about iOS apps. It even supp...

Caterpillar-HD Now In The App Store: Tutorial... I have just released the update to my Centipede clone called Caterpillar. For those of you w...

Voices That Matter Conference: Highlights This past weekend, I attended the voices that matter conference as a sponsor for a new produ...

WordPress To Jekyll And Back Again Earlier this year, I jumped ship on WordPress and moved to Jekyll after reading this post on...

What’s Your Cruising Speed? Earlier this year, I launched an application called Smart Lockscreen Creator. It was a prett...

Join Me At The Voices That Matter iOS Confere... In November, I will be attending the Voices That Matter iOS Developers conference. It will b...

Beginning Jailbroken iOS Development – ... This is the 3rd installment of my jailbroken iOS development series. If you haven’t al...

10 Great Pixel Art Tutorial And Free Resource... I don’t usually create “list” posts, however I wanted to share a grouping ...

Cocos2D Tutorial – Dynamically Coloring... Custom Bitizens Have you ever seen a game (such as Tiny Tower) that contains similar sprite...

Pixel Art Character Tutorial – Creating... This will be a continuation of my last pixel art tutorial about configuring Photoshop for Pi...

Configuring Photoshop For Pixel Art First things first. My wife and I had welcomed a new baby boy into the world on Monday so yo...

Announcing iOS 4 In Action + Free Chapter! Wow, I can’t believe it has been over a year since the release of my book iPhone And i...

Autonomous Steering Behaviors In Corona SDK G... Wow, it’s already been 5 months since I was last blogging for #iDevBlogADay. The time ...

Check Out AutoCorrector + Promo Codes! So, this blog post might sound like a lame press release, but I actually do want to talk abo...

Beginning Jailbroken iOS Development – ... Welcome to the next installment of my jailbroken iOS development series. If you haven’...

Half Off iPhone And Android Books From Mannin... Last year I wrote the second edition of iPhone and iPad In Action. It was published by Manni...

My Journey To Create The inPulseNotifier For ... This post is a continuation from my previous post found here. A MobileSubstrate Tweak? Aft...

My Journey To Create The inPulseNotifier For ... Many of you may have seen my tweets or blog posts regarding my development of a native iOS i...

Beginning Jailbroken iOS Development – ... Developing for jailbroken is actually quite similar to regular iOS development with one addi...

Jailbroken iPhone Development – Would Y... As of recent I have had a ton of interest in doing development for Jailbroken iPhones. I lov...

Officially Running On Jekyll Well, I have finally made the switch from WordPress to Jekyll and couldn’t be happier....

Considering Leaving WordPress For Jekyll So, after my 6 year relationship with WordPress, I have been having some strong feelings for...

Huge Update To Smart Lockscreen Creator + Pro... I have just updated Smart Lockscreen Creator and am giving away 10 copies! Download It Here...

Free App Idea: Drop Tunes Perhaps this already exists, if so, please link me to it. The idea Drop music into your Dro...

Smart Lockscreen Creator Released + Promo Cod... My latest iOS app, Smart Lockscreen Creator has just released on iPhone for $.99. Download ...

Albuquerque Marathon Training Well, I have finally decided to put my money where my mouth is when it comes to fitness and ...

Tweet Press 3.2 Update – Sidebar Widget I have recently had an overwhelming number of requests for a sidebar widget that displays yo...

It’s Elementary My Dear Watson Now, I’m not going to give you a rundown on it as I’m sure that you can (or have...

Case Of The Mondays The other day, I was faced with an interesting programming challenge and wanted to share my ...

Farewell (For Now) iDevBlogADay Hey guys, I wanted to thank everyone for letting me be a part of the iDevBlogADay community...

AppBlogger: A Tool For iOS App Developers And... Imagine that you have just found the coolest app in the world and just can’t wait to t...

Image Manipulation: Retrieving And Updating P... With the recent success of cool photo manipulation apps such as Camera+ and Instagram, it go...

[Pi]mp Wallpaper

What Does Your Workspace Look Like? I am always very fascinated with the workspaces of others and frequently check out Lifehacke...

Free App Per Day Service As many of you may know, I created a site called Fresh Apps. This site started as sort of a ...

New Year, New Blog Theme I seem to change my WordPress theme more often than I change my socks. I just tend to get ve...

Cloud Storage Wallpaper This is my current desktop image. I thought is was pretty sweet so I’ll share it with ...

Changing Your Life In 2011 For this blog post, I decided to take a small break from my Twitter Client for Mac tutorial ...

Does He Have A Memory Leak? My wife has this interesting problem of having vivid dreams about whatever she was last watc...

Pocket MUD Update Approved Wow, in record time (2 business days!), Apple approved the update to my iPhone app Pocket Mu...

Advertising Now Available I am now offering advertising in the sidebar for the killer price of $10. I felt that the Go...

That’s It! I Quit Programming. Because I could never make something this cool/impressive: YouTube – Introducing Word...

Link: Minecraft Like Rendering Experiments in... I found this article while browsing reddit and was blown away. I have been a little mystifie...

Creating A Twitter Client For OSX – Par... With the upcoming release of the Mac App Store, I can only imagine another gold rush is upon...

Promoting Your Other Apps Within Your Apps First off, Happy Thanksgiving to my American readers. And a happy Thursday to everyone else....

XCode Tips And Shortcuts To Improve Your Work... Intro This is my first #iDevBlogADay post and I wanted to give a quick intro before jumping...

Core Data QuickTip: Inverse Relationships One thing I always wondered about Core Data is why the compiler would warn you if you didn&#...

RE: Android Developer Income Report This article was a very interesting with some insight into the Android Market. Basically, th...

What not to do in life | TKs weblog Here is a great article about some advice given to a 22 year old starting his life journey. ...

Tweetpress Plugin Updated I have just posted an update to my plugin Tweetpress! In case you don’t know, Tweetpre...

Ludum Dare Competition: Week 2 Update So another week has gone by and I have made quite a bit of progress, here are the additions ...

Calculator Creator Released + Promo Codes

PoV’s Challenge: Week 1 After a week of studying my butt off with OpenGL ES, I have finally started work on my game ...

Game Dev Challenge + OpenGL ES Resource List The other day, I was reading Ludum Dare and saw a very interesting post. It was a call to ac...

This Pretty Much Sums It Up Source

App Store (Link Share) Affiliate Link Generat... A while back, I wrote a post called ”Money You Might Be Missing Out On” where I ...

Great WordPress Plugin To Connect Your WordPr... Ok, so maybe this is stupid, reposting your own content in multiple areas. As far as SEO goe...

6 Traits Of A Successful Developer I really enjoyed this article on traits of developers. http://www.turnleafdesign.com/6-trai...

SEO: Works Every Time So I received an internal email at work the other day about how we could SEO our company web...

Great HTML5 Infographic This info graphic just about sums it up in terms of what is HTML, and why we should care. It...

Technology + Fitness = <3 :: 3 Apps That Will... If you are reading this post you are most likely a geek. It’s true, otherwise if you w...

WordPress For iPhone/iPad NSXMLParserErrorDom... If you have a WordPress blog and an iPhone/iPad, then you most likely have the WordPress for...

Feedburner Anywhere Plugin Updated I have updated my WordPress plugin Feedburner Anywhere. In case you are unfamiliar with it, ...

Simple Office Fitness: Replace Your Office Ch... Improved posture – sitting on the ball forces you to sit up straight of you won’...

Test Version of TweetPress 3.0 So WordPress 3.0 has broken Tweetpress for many people. If you are daring, willing to help, ...

Feedburner Anywhere Plugin Released

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I have just released another WordPr...

HECK YES C Macro, For When Something Is REALL... Quite possibly the most useful macro you will ever use. Now if only I could replace semi co...

Dynamically Load WordPress Post Images Like M... What? Have you ever noticed that the content on Mashable.com loads Incredibly fast? Also, h...

WordPress Coding: Programmatically Add Post T... The script to do this is actually quite simple and can be used to update any post attribute....

WordPress Programming Tip: Enable Database Er... So this one should seem pretty obvious, but it wasn’t apparent to me at first.  I...

Emacs For OSX Is Out!

The iPad Is Out And It Sounds Like iPod While...

Watch Out Apple, The Kindle Dev Kit Is Almost... With the success of the Apple App Store, it seems that everyone is wanting a piece of the pi...

Code Monkey Music Video Watching this video makes me appreciate the fact that I work from home.

Hacking Redbox – How To Get Free DVDs

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I was at Wally-World the other day g...

Great List Of Algorithm Programming Tutorials Recently TopCoder.com posted a list of algorithm tutorials from some of their “top cod...

XCode Shortcut When in XCode on a MacBook Pro, doing a 3-finger swipe up will switch between the .h and .m ...

Programming Tip Of The Day #2 – Differe... To some, this should seem a bit obvious and if I am insulting your intelligence by discussin...

Programming Tip Of The Day #1 – Ternary... So, I though I’d start this series called Programming Tip Of The Day to write about us...

Mac OSX Tip: Hotkey To Hide/Show the Dock While mashing the keyboard (as I often do when debuggin poorly written outsourced code), I s...

Increase Your Twitter Following Using Your Wo... Download TwitPop Now TwitPop is a WordPress plugin I wrote with one goal…To make you ...

First learn computer science and all the theo... George Carrette [1990].

PHP Class To Interface With Many URL Shorteni... With the explosion of Twitter and such services, the need to have long URLs shortened has dr...

$13 Dollar Discount On Programming Books From... The publishing that I’m writing the book for is having a huge Friday the 13th sale. Th...

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Money You Might Be Missing Out On – Lin... As you may know, I am the developer of the site FreshApps.com. One thing we had been doing t...

Object-oriented programming is an exceptional... Edsger Dijkstra

New Alice in Wonderland Poster Is Sweet Very stoked for this movie. Photo source ign

Was Jesus A Real Person? Great Article On Dig... The culture of Digg is generally very liberal (to say the least). That is why I was very sur...

TweetPress Now Supported By Twittelator Pro For many of you this is old new. But since it’s latest release, Twittelator Pro has su...

Post Photos To Twitter From Your WordPress Bl... Navigate to the TweetPress admin Settings > TweetPress Enter your Twitter username and passw...

TweetPress coming soon to a Twitter Client Ne... TweetPress is the WordPress plugin that gives you total control and ownership of the photos ...

iPhone In Action Book

Displaying Your FeedBurner Subscriber Count A... If you are a serious blogger (and I’m sure you are), you probably track your RSS subsc...

Easily Create And Manage SQLite Databases Wit... If you are doing any Mac, iPhone, HTML5, etc… developement, you have probably had the ...

XCode Shortcut Cheat Sheet

Creating A Twitter Client In Objective-C Clie... This tutorial has moved! I have updated it to support Twitter’s Oauth, you can find th...

Installing And Deploying Rails On A Red Hat S... I have long been a fan of Ruby on Rails and even jumper on board very early on. The one thin...

TagACloud.com (Re)Launched! The Idea: TagACloud is a very unique idea for a website, thus it will take a little explain...

New Alice In Wonderland Movie Looks Sick I was a big fan of the game Alice that came out for PC. It def portrayed AIW as a darker sor...

iPhoneLB.com gets a much needed update So, I started this site called iphonelb.com a few months back and left out a very important ...

Parks & Recreation is to The Office as A... After seeing the show Parks and Recreation last night, I have come to the conclusion that th...

Increasing Your Blog Traffic Using Twitter Tr... Twitter Trends are a very interesting part of Twitter. They are basically the most typed key...

I freakin hate this page…

Alexa Gets a Much Needed Update

WordPress Plugin To Increase Twitter Populari...

Twouble With Twitter Video Ok, so I am sure you have seen this video by now, but I just had to post it because it’...

Google In Real Life Using Google Classic I depend on Google way too much for spell checking, simple math, and looking up things I don...

WordPress For iPhone Gets A Much Needed Updat... A few days ago, the popular blogging tool WordPress released a much needed update to their i...

Top Dugg Story of Today – I hate Dane C... LOL, SlightyOverDressed.com had a post that made it to the top of DIGG today simply titled &...

Free Leaderboard Solution for iPhone Game Dev... What makes most multiplayer games more exciting that single player games? It’s competi...

Part 3 of iPhone Game Programming Tutorial Po... It’s been a while, but I finally posted part 3 of the iPhone Game Programming tutorial...

New Web Application That Will Be Useful For i... So, after downloading many iPhone games and talking with a ton of iphone developers, I have ...

The Only Twitter API PHP Class You Will Ever ... Note Twitter has switchted their entire interface to use OAUTH and this class no longer work...

Why Many iPhone Apps Suck I have been downloading many different iPhone apps lately and have noticed that many of them...

Buzzword Is Now In The App Store Well, after anxiously waiting for the past 6 days (feels like forever) I have finally gotten...

Twitter API Programming Tutorial With PHP ... I have recently started using Twitter and completely fell in love with it. Being a programmi...

Binary Game – iPhone App Review Just posted an app review of B1nary Game over at FreshApps. Check it out!

New iPhone Game Programming Tutorial Post On ... Well, it had taken me a while to slot in the time, but I finally finished part 2 of the iPho...

Blogging Practices – Frequency and Size... If you have ever had your own blog, you may have at one point been faced with a question. Ho...

iPhone App: Buzzword Submitted to the App Sto... I have just submitted an iPhone app that I have been developing in my free time. The app is ...

How to Connect Facebook To Twitter With the growing popularity of both Twitter and Facebook, one could obviously see a need to ...

Buzzword The ultimate party game has arrived in the App Store! If you are a fan of the game Catch-Phr...

The Focus Of This Blog The purpose of this blog will be primarily to share my programming knowledge through coding ...

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