I had written a bunch of short essays as part of Ship30for30 challenge over the summer.
December 29, 2020
Alright, typing this for the first time in Noteplan 3. I think I accidentally ran into Noteplan 3, when the developer mentioned the app in a forum.
Podcasts Download the MP3 for the Podcast (most provide them on their websites)Save this file in Dropbox (I have it connected to my Otter account), or manually drop it into Otter using their web interface.
It took me some time. Fine, it took me a few years, but I finally got around to creating my first iOS app, using SwiftUI.
As a developer, every day we interact with remote APIs and web servers. Almost all services we consume on the internet today are available in the form of an API: weather forecasts, geolocation services, Twitter feeds, and so on.
If you’re into building skills, you’re probably familiar with Alexa Skills Kit’s Command Line Interface, which lets you create and manage your skill using the CLI, like updating the interaction model, and the backend code.
Last week, I was given an opportunity to give a talk at NYC Developer Evangelists Meetup and I chose to talk about what it is like being a Developer Evangelist, basing it off the lessons I’ve managed to learn in the last 9 months being a Developer Evangelist at [Mashery](http://dev.
My wife gifted me six weeks of stand-up comedy classes for my 35th birthday.
While I loved watching stand-up, actually doing stand up comedy had never occurred to me.
We were just about getting ready to warm up for the practice game over the weekend when I had an interesting conversation with one of the team mates I actually didn't know quite well.
Here's the Apple script that will get the track information from Spotify for the current track.
Talks & Presentations How I Used Alexa and Twilio to Wish My Dad Happy Birthday Amazon Echo & Alexa | AWS Summit Tokyo 2016 The Art and Science of Conversation Applied to Alexa Skills Conversational AI – Amit Jotwani (DevNet Create 2017) IoT NY #32 - Amazon Alexa & Voice as a Service - Amit Jotwani Webinars & Demos Rollback a Skill - Alexa Tech Docs Webinar Build Voice-Enabled Experiences with Amazon Alexa Twitch Streams The Get Down Show, Episode 01: Planning Makes Perfect (Hopefully?
Just setup Ghost on this website (ajot.me). Had been running a home grown version of Flask + Flask-Frozen for a couple years.
We are expecting our first baby soon and like most first-time parents, we signed up for a bunch of pregnancy tracking apps that tell you how big your baby is each week.
Attempting to follow a food recipe on the internet is like playing a game of Minesweeper.
Side A and Side B
No. You don't have to finish that book
Been meaning to write this post for my future self, who’s invariably going to forget the steps to set up Django on a new machine.
I can touch type. But my typing speed is no match for my brain speed.
I have come to realize that "being lazy" is a perfectly legit reason to learn a bit of programming.
If you want to set up a contact page for people to be able to reach out to you, the simplest way is to set up a simple page like this and list the different ways people can reach out to you.
We were just about getting ready to warm up for a practice cricket match over the weekend when I had an interesting conversation with one of the teammates I actually didn’t know quite well.