I'm a professional software developer who's been in the industry for ~8 years. I've built many websites, web app, mobile apps, services, APIs, and databases with ❤️.

Snippeta · iOS app
Copy, manage, and paste snippets of text to your clipboard with a single tap; no highlighting/long-tapping!
Linkify.Bio · website
Quickly provide multiple links in a social bio or ad through a single link!
Wave Link · website
Creative 3D website developed for software development company Wave Link, LLC.
GitHub · KG.codes
My personal GitHub page with more of my programming projects and contributions.
KG.codes · website
My personal/professional website, portfolio, and blog (this website 😉)
Mercedes Benz · iOS app
The mobile app for the Mercedez Benz of Columbus, GA. Vehicle listings, appointments, and news.

⁣My birthday was this past week so I’ve been reflecting on the past year, and the progress I’ve made professionally. This was a big year for me as I shifted focus to stretching myself and my personal branding. Here's what I've done.

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⁣Y.A.G.N.I. “You Aren’t Gonna Need It” - It’s smart to plan and implement things for the future, but there is a line you can cross where you are doing too much.

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I use a free push notification provider called OneSignal for all my apps and their API must have updated because I couldn’t register devices anymore after years of doing it the same way. Here's how I finally got it working. 😫😅

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⁣Do you perform and receive code reviews? 🕵🏾‍♂️ A code review is a development quality assurance activity in which one or more developers view the source code written by another developer. Here’s a code review checklist to start with:

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⁣No programmer has all 5 of these qualities/behaviors! Just a little humor; feel free to prove me wrong!

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⁣In addition to compensation from a traditional software development job, there are many ways to create additional streams of income as a software developer. Here are a few.

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My web framework of choice at the moment is Vue.js. Vue.js is an open-source, component-based, JavaScript framework for building user interfaces and single-page applications

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⁣The best advice I’ve gotten (and applied) for solving large/complex development tasks is to research and map out a solution BEFORE you start coding. 🗺

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Search engine optimization is the process of growing the quality/quantity of website traffic by increasing the visibility of a website to a search engine (Google). Therefore, if you develop websites/web-apps, you must develop with SEO in mind. Here are some SEO tips for software developers.

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Up late making great progress on a mobile app I’m working on called ‘Cut Corners’! I’m coding this in C# using the cross-platform Xamarin framework. Cut Corners helps potential clients find stylists in their area based on detailed criteria.

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