The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are legion; millions contracted the disease, hundreds of thousands have died, schools are closed, businesses are closed, the economy is in turmoil, and I’m working remotely once again. This last impact is the least concern, but as a software developer it’s also the easiest thing for me to address […]
Back in September, I saw a random post on Twitter from the team at System76 about a “superfan contest.” The goal was to build something awesome using open source tools and tell the world about it. The announcement video was pretty inspiring, too. Superfan is taking off! Now until October 4th, we're looking to recruit […]
How do you keep your coding skills fresh when you’re no longer coding on a daily basis?
WordPress’ implementation of nonces was one of my first encounters with cryptographic protections in software development. It’s too bad WordPress nonces aren’t really nonces in the first place …
Over the weekend, I encountered a fully-automated phone system similar to the virtual voicemail assistant we’re building through the RingCentral tutorials. I wanted to share my experience so you too can see how powerful such a system can be.
We want to send a text message to a manager whenever a voice message is received by our system. In this walkthrough, we do exactly that!