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Hello, World 👋>

Hello, World 👋 #

I enjoy exploring the technology (both new and old) that powers our lives. That will be a focus on this blog - many posts will be about my experiences with technology, gaming, computers and whatever else I feel like writing about on a given day.

Education>

Education #

I graduated with a B.T. in Computer Science in Fall of 2021 from CSU.

Location>

Location #

I am located in the greater Charleston area.

Web Technologies I Use>

Web Technologies I Use #

Catch me using the following technologies in any variety and combination

Frontend>

Frontend #

  • HTML/CSS/JS
  • jQuery/AJAX
  • React
Backend>

Backend #

  • Docker
  • NGINX/Apache
  • Wordpress
  • FastAPI/Flask
  • MySQL
Languages>

Languages #

Much like natural language, programming languages are simply tools of the mind. If you think about text, letters, symbols - the alphabet. These concepts are used to represent abstract ideas in natural languages and programming languages are no different (albeit much more precise or verbose).

Here are the programming languages that I like to use:

Intermediate Level>

Intermediate Level #

  • Python 🐍
  • PowerShell/Bash 🐚
  • HTML/CSS/JavaScript 💛
Beginner Level>

Beginner Level #

  • C/C++ 🐉
  • Go ☁️ 🐳
  • Java ☕
  • C# / .NET 🔪
  • SQL (sqlite, MySQL)
  • PHP 🐘
Classroom Experience Level>

Classroom Experience Level #

  • Ruby 🔴
  • Perl
Tech Areas of Interest>

Tech Areas of Interest #

Here’s a list of the things I like to mess around with in no particular order:

  • Web APIs
  • Web Servers
  • Virtualization
  • Containerization
  • Computer Networking
  • Linux and Free Software Projects
  • Relational Databases
  • Security and Hardening
  • Reverse Engineering
  • Self-hosting / Raspberry Pis
  • Game Development
  • Cryptocurrency and DeFi

I wanted to share some of my thoughts and findings working with these technologies and doing projects as a way of documenting my journey through tech.

Tech I would like to learn and use in the future (for fun and profit)>

Tech I would like to learn and use in the future (for fun and profit) #

  • Rust
  • Godot Game Engine
  • Ansible (or other configuration management/automation)
Other hobbies>

Other hobbies #

Other things I enjoy learning about include: history, art, psychology, physics, geometry and philosophy, not necessarily in that order.

PC Gaming>

PC Gaming #

I do enjoy assembling high-end (or even budget) PCs and playing games as well. You can find me on the following platforms

Contact>

Contact #

Feel free to contact me through any of the methods below:

Donations>

Donations #

ETH: 0x90bbcC87DCE3C2832d25f692A5e5fcB6e2b4502B

BTC: 1PWWyjhRC1xvsBQh2dkc1cm2d64nSW2ECk



James Dixon
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James Dixon
Fullstack Web Developer - FOSS Enthusiast - PC Gamer - Tech Wrangler