Things I Wish Were Easier on a Mac

A dedicated button to maximize the window to fill the screen but leave the menu bar visible. Workaround is Shift+Alt and click the green circle. One-button press to go to the beginning or end of of a line.Workaround is Cmd + Left/Right button. Automatically reorganize icons after new items have …

The Perks of Taking a Few Months Off

I wanted to write this to document how I spent my time off from work and what I accomplished, lest I forget! After working full-time since July 2011 to August 2017, about 6 years and 2 months, I decided to take some time off mainly to refresh myself. I initially …

Richie’s Programming Pocket Book

Abstraction Hiding away details that do not need to be known. Not of importance how something is done. Examples: 1) A coder makes an IO call but does not care how it’s done underneath. 2) Buttons exposed on a device but inner wiring is hidden by a case. Composition Over …