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.

What was the first programming language I learned? C++. Here's the short story about where, why, and how I learned C++.

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What's the 'top' programming language? Well, I asked coders on Instagram

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Coding can be difficult and some issues can take hours to solve. Here are some of my tips for solving coding problems!

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As 2020 comes to a close, I want to share some of the development technologies and frameworks that I’ve learned this past year. 2020 has indeed been a year like no other, but I was able to reclaim a lot of time and use it to further my development skillset. Here is some of what I learned.

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My thoughts when I get a pull request with too many code changes! 😅😩🤦🏾‍♂️ When it has too many lines of code changed, a lack of description/context, or lack of single/clear focus, it might lead to a swift “LGTM (looks good to me)” and MERGED 😅.⠀

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⁣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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