Derek Stegelman

Writing

Snippet Sunday - Require Login Middleware

Sunday snippets are bits of code that I’ve found useful in past projects. I post them here in hopes that someone else will find them useful. Most of these are Github Gists and you can follow …

Who's in my Data?

As a part of our projects at OME we like to develop APIs and keep access to our public data as easy as possible. Recently we’ve wanted to open up some of our APIs to allow others to add and …

This week in Las Vegas

FOWA - Future of Web Apps This week I have traveled half way across the country for a work conference in Las Vegas. So far I’ve been to just one workshop that lasts all day. I’ll be here …

New York City

Transportation Subway, Subway, Subway. And walking. ######Food Wow. Impressed. Here are just a few of the awesome places we ate at while in NYC. Heidelberg Bella Luna John’s Pizzeria #####The …

Pinstripe Bowl

Tomorrow at this time Lindy and I will be arriving in NYC for the Pinstripe bowl featured State and Syracuse. I’ll try to be tweeting about anything interesting that happens but who knows what …

First Snow and lots of good food

Yesterday we had our first “real” snow in Manhattan. Only got a slight dusting, but it snowed long enough for me to at least see it on the ground for a few hours. The wind was blowing like …

Open Source Doesn't Have to Be Ugly

Too many times I have seen freeware open source projects start with such vigor and high expectations, only to fail or take enormous amounts of time and money. Most every time I have seen this happen …

Boppard, Germany

######Derek’s Comments Lindy made me get up far too early today! It’s okay though we got around 12 hours of sleep. I feel bad that we cannot speak German, but the folks here in Sankt Goar are very …

Frankfurt and Sankt Goar

######Derek’s Comments Arrived after a long long flight. The trip wiped us out and we are tired. We traveled to Sankt Goar today and spent the day eating and climbing the hill to see the castle. The …

Milan, Italy

######Derek’s Comments Today is our 1 week anniversary! We got into Milano after a rough night on the night train. An Italian man with a huge double bass stayed in our room. We did not get much sleep. …