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2014 year in review

Published on Jan 09, 2015

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My year in review

2014 has been a slightly bumpy ride but I am definitely in a better place than I started. Just the webdev stuff below:

In 2014, I

  • Helped revive 2 dead meetup groups and started a UX meetup group in New Haven
  • Wrote for an outside publication – Sitepoint
  • Launched IncrementalUX, my UX consultancy business
  • Moved from full time employment to full time student and work from home consultant
  • Spent more time understanding other programming languages including Scheme, forth, lisp, ruby, python, C#
  • Went back to basics for understanding javascript better
  • Learnt Object oriented principles and rapid software development through C#

In 2015, I want to

  • Be a better writer – try and write everyday
  • Read a lot – Data visualization, storytelling, user experience
  • Spend more time pursuing interests outside of web dev like physics, movies, books and music
  • Write for some of the bigger publications / blogs like CSS-tricks, a list apart, smashing magazine
  • Present at a conference
  • Release open source projects that are long pending
  • Work on one big project each on – AngularJS, ReactJS, Polymer, EmberJS, nodeJS
  • Intern at Google
  • Be a better programmer. Understand memory management, optimization, refactoring and TDD

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