Adrian Horning's Blog

#autoApply

I'm building Auto Apply

May 26, 2020

Since injuring my knee, I continued trying to complete Auto Apply, an idea I’ve had for about a year and a half. The idea of auto apply is…

#git

Where did my git aliases go?

May 10, 2020

On my machine I have the following git aliases (or is it aliai? 🤔) But recently, when I did , I got 🤦‍♂️ ah, duh. I forgot that after I…

#javascript

Optional chaining is here!

May 09, 2020

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Operators/Optional_chaining This is huge because if you try to index into…

#java #js2java

Starting to Learn Java

May 06, 2020

I am a frontend developer who is trying to learn Java. Here are some initial things that I’ve learned about Java. Everything is a Class In…

Looping in Java

April 27, 2020

My first language was JavaScript and I am trying to learn Java because our backend where I work is written in Java. In JavaScript, there are…

My Review of App Academy

August 19, 2018

I thought the curriculum was good, and the program was intense, but not worth paying 28k for. I paid 5k upfront, then paid 23k after I got a…

What it's like to deliver for DoorDash

February 26, 2017

In a word: miserable. Well, on some days it’s not that bad. But some days it’s really stressful. That’s probably true of most service…

I moved to San Francisco without a job

January 16, 2017

I just graduated from BYU-Idaho in December, and I moved to San Francisco in January…without a job…and not a lot of $ :) Why? Maybe it’s…

What I Learned from My Internships

August 17, 2016

I did 3 internships. Why did I do 3? I wanted to get a lot of experience to look more appealing to employers when I graduated. Turns out…

Rexburg, Idaho needs a Starbucks

August 13, 2016

Since Rexburg is predominantly LDS, some people might think this is a little crazy…cause (the majority of) Mormons don’t drink coffee. BUT…

I was wrong about LeBron

July 11, 2016

I was wrong about LeBron. I admit it. He totally proved me wrong. Earlier this year I wrote about why Steph Curry was a better player than…

Why I Want to Work at a Tech Startup

April 16, 2016

Now, when I say tech startup, I mean I would like to work for a SaaS company with 10–5,000 employees and would preferably like a paycheck…

Why I love running marathons

March 26, 2016

I have run 5 marathons in 2 years (including the Boston Marathon), and after people realize this, the next question is… why? Well, actually…