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Hi, I'm Jake

Engineer, Leader, Nerd

What do I do?


I've been engineering software for over a decade. Many of the blog posts here will be based around software development.


I've spent years mentoring new software engineers on how to advance their careers, leading teams of engineers to complete projects, and I've spent about half of my career as a direct manager to others.


I'm definitely a nerd. Console gaming and Magic the Gathering are other hobbies I have besides writing code.

Latest Blog Posts

Adding Social Media Images to a Gatsby Site

May 17, 2024

My site didn't used to have great images on social media cards. I fixed that recently.

Making Yourself a Garbage Collector

April 10, 2024

Or: How to Deallocate Dereferenced Objects in Your Community

My Journey in Storable So Far

May 26, 2022

I talk about how my first 9 months at Storable have been, and what all has happened since my last blog post.