Digital Payback: Sending Money Made Simple

Digital Payback: Sending Money Made Simple

Introduction I still remember that first magical moment when I became aware of QuickPay, Chase Bank’s person-to-person money transfer system. We had just ordered pizza in a big group and, when it came time for reconciliation, a few people whipped out their...
Web Service Roundup

Web Service Roundup

Introduction If you have developed an Internet-connected application in the past 10 years, it is likely you have connected to a web service. These invisible applications have saved me from “recreating the wheel” more times than I can recall. The pattern...
Dev Fu: The Art of Search

Dev Fu: The Art of Search

Introduction I don’t know everything. There, I said it. It did hurt a little to admit, but it had to be said. A lot of what I “know” (heavy emphasis on the quotes) is really derived from countless other developers that have blazed trails through...

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