Senior Software Engineer, Accessibility Specialist, Educator

I'm Jody, a senior software engineer based in the greater New Orleans area. I'm currently working at Vincit USA as a senior software engineer. I'm also a husband, father, and a lover of all things tech.

I do most of my work with TypeScript, Node, and React but have also worked with PHP, Python, Elixir, and many other technologies over the years. My core focus is to make my little part of the internet more accessible and inclusive for everyone and teach others to do the same.

My Journey with Web Accessibility

Join me in a reflective exploration as I share my experiences and lessons learned during my two-year journey as an accessibility engineer. In this post, I take a candid look at how it all began, the progress made, and the ups and downs along the way. From successes to failures, I offer an honest account of the challenges faced and the growth achieved in the dynamic field of accessibility.

The CSS Box Model

The CSS box model is a fundamental but often misunderstood aspect of web development. Have you ever created a few pieces of UI, carefully crafting all the details, only to get something vastly different from what you expected? Let's take a deep dive into why this can happen.

Why Do Arrays Start at Zero?

Every new beginner to programming has a moment when learning about the array data structure where they find themselves wondering, why? I don't count anything else from zero? Let's talk abou the historical reasoning for this.

The Unfair Standard for ChatGPT

The evolving hype around artificial intelligence that had already been steadily building was skyrocketed to the forefront by the open beta of ChatGPT and everyone has an opinion about it. But are we holding AI to an unfair standard?

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