Guest Post on Simple Programmer: History of Women in Software Engineering

It's a little late, but I wanted to make sure I have a link to my latest Simple Programmer guest post. The post explores some of the women that have made major contributions to the world of software engineering from the beginning of computers to today. Check it out!


The Great Certificate Debate–Are Security Certifications Worth It?

I recently stumbled upon an article claiming, quite strongly, that security certifications are worthless and causing more harm than good. This struck a cord with me because I became Security+ certified last year and recently got my CSSLP. Did I just waste my time and money on these certifications? This is certainly not the first …

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Passing the CSSLP Exam

In a bit of exciting news for me, I recently passed the Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional certification exam from (ISC)2. This is a big accomplishment for me. I wanted to share my experience in studying for this exam as well as why I feel a certification like this is important for the development community. …

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Two P’s of Programming–Persistence and Patience

It was time to put our new vendor product into a new environment, our integration environment. This was a big deal because we previously installed it manually in our development environment and this is the first time that we would be using an automated build/deploy process to install it into our new region. We would …

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