Fast Full-Text Search in PostgreSQL

For me, there are few things more irritating than over-engineering. Where ever possible I try to avoid using anything but the bare minimum necessary; making my code, my car, my life as easy to repair as necessary. Progress isn’t made by early risers. It’s made by lazy men trying to find easier ways to do […]

Export a Command Line cURL Command to an Executable

It feels like all I do is write code that calls to an API, whether it be in python, C++,  C, Java, Ruby, and so on. It is one of the most common things any software engineer will do; take the input of one function/process and plug it into another. To start this process, my […]

Easy A: Alpha to Beta

In two previous posts, I discussed the old Easy A website (Easy A alpha) and collecting FOIA requests from many of the largest universities. In this post, I plan to share with you: The website traffic (increase) over the past month How FOIA requested information is added How the grade prediction features work How historic […]