Author Archives: Tim Tutt

Automate Everything

I had an interesting conversation with my mother earlier today. We were discussing a previous purchase of mine from Redbox and she commented on how Redbox and Netflix put Blockbuster out of business.  This eventually lead to a discussion in which … Continue reading

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Native Apps in JavaScript

Who would have thought that writing a native mobile app entirely in Javascript was possible? I know I was a skeptic initially. Yet – the first mobile app I wrote was written entirely in Javascript – and you’d never know … Continue reading

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When I started this blog many moons ago, I was sitting in my college dorm room at Virginia Tech. My long time followers will remember the old name “Tech From Tech”, which was a play on the type of content … Continue reading

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The Worth of College Degrees

About 3 or 4 years ago I found myself in a Barnes & Noble (an actual store for books for you young ones) looking for a programming book of sorts.  I was pretty disappointed in the selection and vocalized this … Continue reading

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What You Give Away

“…You also agree that you will not use these products for any purposes prohibited by United States law, including, without limitation, the development, design, manufacture or production of nuclear, missiles, or chemical or biological weapons”. Even though you have probably … Continue reading

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National Security Rant

<Begin Political Rant> I have not done this in a while, but after watching this evening’s debate on Foreign Policy, I am thoroughly disappointed in both candidates. When asked what the #1 future National Security Threat was, neither candidate responded … Continue reading

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Building Better Software

I have never been just a Software Developer.  In every job that I have had since I was young and started my own web development business, I have been put in the sales role performing functions from marketing and business … Continue reading

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Rackspace Cloud And Domain Transfers

For starters, I actually had not planned on writing this article… Sometimes topics just fall into your lap, and you can do nothing else, but move on them. This one is going to be a little more directed than usual … Continue reading

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Time For A Change

So as you have undoubtedly already noticed, the site has gone through a major facelift. It took me all of 5 minutes to make the decision when I started searching for new themes. Ran across this one over at and … Continue reading

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Why Agile Isn’t So Agile

Project managers are process driven people. In fact, without the processes they put in place, project managers would be out of jobs. When it comes to software development, these guys make sure developers stay on track and don’t run down … Continue reading

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