I’m a coding boot camp grad. I should be proud to be one— but I’m not. I’m aware that becoming a software developer has opened so many opportunities, experiences and friendships for me over the last 4 years— but still, I’m not proud to be… Read More
I mentioned in an earlier post that over the last year, I’ve adopted running more in my declining fitness routines. I’ve always played basketball, worked out or lifted in the gym, but after many years the same exercises and movements eventually get stale. I started… Read More
This is my team. Before the concept of a Followers Friend Request, and now — a “Close Friend” on Instagram, these are my first true friends. From left to right, that’s Thomas, Karen, Richie, and finally me. Thomas and Richie were those friends— you know,… Read More
I just came back from a casual 4.5 mile run in the rain and I feel terrific. Before blogging on this website, I wrote all my personal blog content on the Day One app. It’s my safe haven for notes, thoughts and feelings I live… Read More
The Rx ecosystem is strong. Before RxSwift, I used a brittle wrapper of an “Observable” type in my codebases, just so I could “subscribe” to values. It was really helpful to start, as I personally saw the benefits of being able to bind value changes… Read More
Hi, I’m Leo and I enjoy sharing stories, thoughts, and photos as I navigate through life. Quick facts about me I went to college for Exercise Science and started out as a strength coach for sports teams at New York University. I took a leap… Read More
Week 1 It is the almost the end of week 1 here at the Flatiron School, a coding school that cultivates professional, entry-level computer programmers in a matter of 3 months. On the first day, one of the instructors told me to enjoy every moment because… Read More
It’s the start of my second week here at The Flatiron School, and over the last 6 days, our iOS class has been going over the foundation of Objective-C, the language that writes up most of the popular iPhone apps we use.