software design patterns
Author of the #1 new release Functional Design Patterns for Express.js: A step-by-step guide to building elegant, maintainable Node.js backends.
As an educator, author and developer, my passion is to help developers craft their best work, achieve their personal & professional goals, and grow without bounds.
Jonathan reaches his hand into your soul and finds the question you were trying to ask even though you didn’t have the words for it.
Sharing makes everyone better. I’m a frequent speaker at international conferences and local meetups on web tech, design patterns and professional skills.
Best practices go beyond code: they demonstrate kindness. I reworked our course and blog toolchains to demolish barriers for new authors, and cut load time for our readers by 2–4x.
Five years ago, I hated travel. Today, I’m taking a year long travel sabbatical to photograph landscapes around the world. I blog about these escapades on Yellowscale, my travel and photography brand.
Amazing landscapes begin with stunning locations, and they won’t be found in cities or bucket list tourist destinations. By day I work as a developer and international trainer, but at twilight I scale mountains to discover unique landscapes.
Use Neutral Tones to Craft Realistic Edits for Landscape Photos
@Digital Photography School
Lighten your load. Go further. Minimalist travel tips and landscape photography tutorials every week on YouTube.
Head to Yellowscale for landscape photography from a growing list of countries: Scotland. Wales. Ireland. England. Italy. Germany. Austria. Switzerland. Norway. Hungary. Poland.
Lighten your load. Go further. The digital nomad lifestyle enables travel and remote work, but the defining characteristics are intentionality and freedom. It’s about aligning your time and money with your priorities — whether or not you travel full-time.
A digital nomad leverages technology to work from anywhere. But more importantly, a nomad embraces lifestyle choices that free them to make decisions with intentionality.
That won’t happen overnight, so start the journey today — not tomorrow.
Honing your one bag packing will help turn your dream of traveling around the world indefinitely into reality, and now is the time for you to practice.
Here’s my ultralight digital nomad packing list for travel of any duration.
What if you could take a year long travel sabbatical? I’m headed overseas to invest in landscape photography — and you can too!
Imagine working remotely from the Alps, living in B&Bs full-time as a location independent consultant. Sound like a dream only Phileas Fogg could realize?
As a full-time traveler, you can substantially reduce your US tax burden by claiming the Foreign Earned Income Exclusion on your tax return! Learn how tax day works for digital nomads.
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