Here you’ll find my bedtime stories for programmers; original fairy tales that illustrate concepts that programmers encounter in their daily work, like recursion and variable scope.
These began in 2012 for a blog I had to stop working on for various reasons. I’ve learned the hard way that if you let a domain go and domain parkers grab it, then they put a robots.txt with a “noarchive” on it, the site is permanently and completely erased from the Wayback Machine. So the only evidence of my stories from that time is people talking about them.
When I became a Developer Evangelist, I thought it would be good to get back to writing them as a fun way to “build my brand.” When it came time to start submitting talks to conferences for 2017, I decided that I’d submit the idea as a talk to a few. If any accepted it, it was a sign that I needed to start writing them again. As you can see, I’m writing them again.
REPRODUCTION IN WHOLE: I am happy to have you enjoy these here on my site, but if you want to share them, share a link to this page. If you’re truly about showing some love, show it so I can see it. No reproduction in whole of any story without an explicit license please. If you’d like to discuss a license, please email me.
REPRODUCTION IN PART: Using 1 image per story to help provide a visual cue for a link or for editorial purposes in a review, that’s fine.
DERIVATIVE WORKS: No remixes, memes, etc. without permission, please.