Full stack developer, open source enthusiast, and aspiring public speaker

I'm Jody, a software developer living in the greater New Orleans area.

Welcome to my little home on the internet where I share my thoughts and experience with a variety of technologies, platforms, and frameworks that enable me to create robust and accesssible web and mobile experiences.

Latest Articles

Is HTML a programming language?

November 22nd, 2022

A few debates in the history of man-kind have raged on endlessly. From the streets, to the battle field, to the Twitter news feed. But the most hard-fought of this whole time is the question of whether or not HTML is a programming language.

Taming Python Dependencies with Virtualenv

November 20th, 2022

Package management in Python can cause a big of a headache at times due to it's design of installing packages globally to the Python installation instead of per-project. Let's look at how we can use the Virtualenv package to save time and hassle.

I'm Sorry Tailwind, Let's Be Friends

November 12th, 2022

Tailwind is a very divisive topic with most people absolutely loving and swearing by it to people who passionately refuse to use it and scream it's faults from the rooftop. Let's talk about my journey from the latter to becoming the former.

Is Coding Really for Everyone?

November 10th, 2022

A frequently brought up notion in tech circles is that coding is for everyone. While this statement sounds good on the surface, I think there are implicit considerations that are often overlooked. Let's peel back the onion on this.