Pouring KL&A’s passion and knowledge of technology, business and fancy coffee into a blog.
Pouring KL&A’s passion and knowledge of technology, business and fancy coffee into a blog.
Command Your Arduino from Anywhere, Part 1 – Port Forwarding

Command Your Arduino from Anywhere, Part 1 – Port Forwarding

Blog Barista: Greg Antrim | Feb 27, 2019 | Internet of Things | Brew time: 7 min
In my previous post I showed you how to wire an ESP8266 module to your Arduino and connect it to your local Wi-Fi network. This allowed you to send web requests from your Arduino to the internet and send HTTP requests to your Arduino while on your local network…

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Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 6: Cloud Storage

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 6: Cloud Storage

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Feb 20, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 9 min
It’s here! It’s here! Welcome back friends, you have arrived at the last part of the Firebase Series. Today we’ll be building out the user profile page to allow a user to view, edit and delete reviews as well as upload…

read more
Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 5: Cloud Functions

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 5: Cloud Functions

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Feb 14, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 11 min
Welcome to Part 5 of my Firebase series, you’re getting close to the end! At this point, we have a public facing application leveraging HTTPS and Google Clouds extensive CDN. In this part, we will be focusing on using Cloud Functions…

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Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 4: Hosting

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 4: Hosting

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Feb 12, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 6 min
Welcome back to the Firebase Series, and congratulations on making it through a very code-heavy Part 3! I apologize if the last part seemed to drag on but securing our applications is arguably our most important…

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Building Applications Using Firebase Part 3: Firestore

Building Applications Using Firebase Part 3: Firestore

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Feb 7, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 15 min
For Part 3 of this Firebase series, it would be beneficial to have some understanding of NoSQL data modeling which I will show you how to use with Cloud Firestone. This is the super fun, coding part of the series…

read more
Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 2: Authentication

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 2: Authentication

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Feb 5, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 7 min
Welcome to Part 2 of the Firebase Series! Get ready for some fun authentication setup. Firebase is a cost-effective platform provided by Google to allow for rapid development. It has many features that can scale well, and it…

read more
Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 1: Getting Started

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 1: Getting Started

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Jan 30, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 9 min
In June of last year (2018), myself and a couple of my colleagues—Chris Dahm and Jason Kusnier—had the privilege of leading a day-long workshop as part of Beer City Code’s annual conference. It was a great opportunity to network with other developers from all stages and walks of life…

read more
Avoiding Resume Rejection

Avoiding Resume Rejection

15 Tips to Create an Impressive Tech Resume
Blog Barista: Jess Carnacchi | Jan 23, 2019 | Career Hacks | Brew time: 7 min
According to LinkedIn, the average recruiter spends six seconds reviewing a resume. SIX SECONDS. That’s just enough time to pour yourself a cup of coffee, let alone convey your entire work history to a complete stranger…

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Trust Your Training: 5 Tips to Be Better Prepared for the PMP Exam

Trust Your Training: 5 Tips to Be Better Prepared for the PMP Exam

Blog Barista: Dana Graham | Jan 17, 2019 | Project Management | Brew time: 7 min
“Congratulations! You have passed the Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam!”
Those are words that anyone who has prepped, studied, and crunched for the PMP exam is happy and relieved to see! And I will admit… for me, a little surprised. After all my preparation, I was still nervous…

read more
A Glance into KL&A’s Annual Holiday Party

A Glance into KL&A’s Annual Holiday Party

Blog Barista: Katelyn Cripps | Dec 19, 2018 | Culture | Brew time: 4 min
Throughout the month of December, employees everywhere have highly anticipated their holiday vacations which are starting this week. The break from work life is the perfect chance to unwind, refresh, and be present…

read more
Command Your Arduino from Anywhere, Part 1 – Port Forwarding

Command Your Arduino from Anywhere, Part 1 – Port Forwarding

Blog Barista: Greg Antrim | Feb 27, 2019 | Internet of Things | Brew time: 7 min
In my previous post I showed you how to wire an ESP8266 module to your Arduino and connect it to your local Wi-Fi network. This allowed you to send web requests from your Arduino to the internet and send HTTP requests to your Arduino while on your local network…

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 6: Cloud Storage

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 6: Cloud Storage

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Feb 20, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 9 min
It’s here! It’s here! Welcome back friends, you have arrived at the last part of the Firebase Series. Today we’ll be building out the user profile page to allow a user to view, edit and delete reviews as well as upload…

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 5: Cloud Functions

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 5: Cloud Functions

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Feb 14, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 11 min
Welcome to Part 5 of my Firebase series, you’re getting close to the end! At this point, we have a public facing application leveraging HTTPS and Google Clouds extensive CDN. In this part, we will be focusing on using Cloud Functions…

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 4: Hosting

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 4: Hosting

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Feb 12, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 6 min
Welcome back to the Firebase Series, and congratulations on making it through a very code-heavy Part 3! I apologize if the last part seemed to drag on but securing our applications is arguably our most important…

Building Applications Using Firebase Part 3: Firestore

Building Applications Using Firebase Part 3: Firestore

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Feb 7, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 15 min
For Part 3 of this Firebase series, it would be beneficial to have some understanding of NoSQL data modeling which I will show you how to use with Cloud Firestone. This is the super fun, coding part of the series…

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 2: Authentication

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 2: Authentication

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Feb 5, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 7 min
Welcome to Part 2 of the Firebase Series! Get ready for some fun authentication setup. Firebase is a cost-effective platform provided by Google to allow for rapid development. It has many features that can scale well, and it…

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 1: Getting Started

Building Applications Using Firebase, Part 1: Getting Started

Blog Barista: Michael O’Keefe | Jan 30, 2019 | Web Development | Brew time: 9 min
In June of last year (2018), myself and a couple of my colleagues—Chris Dahm and Jason Kusnier—had the privilege of leading a day-long workshop as part of Beer City Code’s annual conference. It was a great opportunity to network with other developers from all stages and walks of life…

Avoiding Resume Rejection

Avoiding Resume Rejection

15 Tips to Create an Impressive Tech Resume
Blog Barista: Jess Carnacchi | Jan 23, 2019 | Career Hacks | Brew time: 7 min
According to LinkedIn, the average recruiter spends six seconds reviewing a resume. SIX SECONDS. That’s just enough time to pour yourself a cup of coffee, let alone convey your entire work history to a complete stranger…

Trust Your Training: 5 Tips to Be Better Prepared for the PMP Exam

Trust Your Training: 5 Tips to Be Better Prepared for the PMP Exam

Blog Barista: Dana Graham | Jan 17, 2019 | Project Management | Brew time: 7 min
“Congratulations! You have passed the Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam!”
Those are words that anyone who has prepped, studied, and crunched for the PMP exam is happy and relieved to see! And I will admit… for me, a little surprised. After all my preparation, I was still nervous…

A Glance into KL&A’s Annual Holiday Party

A Glance into KL&A’s Annual Holiday Party

Blog Barista: Katelyn Cripps | Dec 19, 2018 | Culture | Brew time: 4 min
Throughout the month of December, employees everywhere have highly anticipated their holiday vacations which are starting this week. The break from work life is the perfect chance to unwind, refresh, and be present…

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