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Hi, I'm Trace 👋

I started this site to teach programming concepts and help people become better developers. I've learned a few things over my decade-plus career as a software developer and as a mechanical engineer before that. But I love learning and constantly seek out new topics, so my journey is far from over. I hope to share with you some of what I already know as well as whatever I pick up along the way.

I was born and raised in central Florida and lived in Denver, Colorado for eight years before moving to Portland, Oregon. I have mostly worked at small startups during my career but have also had a taste of large companies. Previously, I started and ran two Meetups: Orlando Ruby Dojo and Boulder Elixir. I don't run them anymore, but they were great experiences while I did.

I hope this site helps you—even if just a tiny bit—on your path to becoming the best software developer you can be.