Fixing npm on macOS for Homebrew Users

With the initial npm 5 release a few months ago, I immediately noticed a few issues with my local dev-setup. I’m a Homebrew user and I install node.js without npm. With the latest release of node: 8.4.0 and npm: 5.4.0, installing node through Homebrew can cause problems for globally installed packages. To properly fix this, […]

Updating All Python Packages in Pip2

I’m the type of developer who obsesses in keeping my dev-environment up-to-date, this includes all dependency packages. I’m an avid user of Homebrew and with the latest core update, and also, with the release of pip2. I ran into the following issue while trying to update my pip packages: Before I move forward, I previously […]

Miles Dyson, Ethics and Skynet

Most of the time, a person’s role model or hero from a movie is the main character, and sometimes it is the villain (cough, cough; Darth Vader). My hero happens to be Miles Bennett Dyson from Terminator 2: Judgement Day, heres why. Note: Updated on August 07th, 2017 In light of the “Google Bro” controversy; […]

Hire Me

So, here’s the deal. I have a fantastic job. It is incredibly unlikely that you have a job offer that I would seriously consider. But, it’s possible that you do. Here’s what it would have to have: Security For me, the most important aspect of any job is that of job security. Pacific Stone Design, […]

How to Install the MEAN Stack on macOS

The following is a thorough guide that will showcase how to take advantage of the MEAN (MongoDB, Express.js, AngularJS & Node.js) Stack. If you’re looking for an easy to follow MEAN Stack installation guide? MEAN.IO has a pretty legit one! But if you’re a Homebrew fan like me and don’t mind spending a few hours installing, configuring […]