Derek Stegelman


A Day in My Life

in work life

Inspired by this lovely blog post by Colin Ross of Buffer app, I thought I'd document my day as a remote developer.

Async Processing with Django and Celery

in work technology django talks

Come join in my discussion on Async processing with Django and Celery this Monday August 11 in Fort Collins CO. I'll be going over the basics of using async processing and tips for utilizing this type of architecture.

Everyone Writes Shitty Code

in work technology

In any team environment, a developer may have to adapt another's code. When they fail to understand it, they condemn it. This attitude isn't helpful, in fact it's hurtful.

Working Remote: My Strategy

in life work

I've just come upon my 6th month anniversary of working remotely. I wanted to reflect on what worked, what didn't, and what I'm doing now.