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Andrew Rondeau

Recent Projects

Z3 Blog Engine

The Z3 Blog Engine is an open-source, personal blog engine hosted in NodeJS. (This site is powered by Z3.) The primary goal is to be a learning project for NodeJS and general web programming. Its primary use case is for a personal web site that is a blog with some static content.

Githib: https://github.com/GWBasic/z3

Sample blog: https://z3-sample-blog.herokuapp.com/

Copy Cleaner

Copy Cleaner is a Mac application that removes unwanted formatting from copy and pasted text. The level of cleaning is configurable, so text can be left as-is, mild formatting like bold and bullets preserved, or all formatting stripped.

Mac App Store: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/copy-cleaner/id1521489777?mt=12

Binaryish Clock Watchface

A Fitbit watch face that displays the time in an easy-to-read binary format.

Github: https://github.com/GWBasic/Binaryish-Clock

Fitbit App Store: https://gallery.fitbit.com/details/d9e1692c-32c6-468a-b7a7-5f1e9aa33cb9


Created: Wed Oct 14 2020 15:10:24 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Take-home vs whiteboard coding: The problem is bad interviews (Wed Apr 08 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time))
Note: The article made it to the front page of hacker news! Lots of great discussion there.The software engineering field has controversy over using whiteboard coding in interviews, versus candidates

Interviewing for a job over teleconference (During the COVID-19 Pandemic) (Sun Mar 29 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time))
Highlights:Make sure your sound works within 3 minutes. If there are problems, switch to your phone immediatelyYour background is more important than what you wearA good computer often sounds better t

So You want to Build a Tesla Killer (or, My Tesla Model 3 Has Some Quirks) (Mon Jan 20 2020 00:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time))
I’ve had my Telsa Model 3, dual motor, for a year. It’s a great car, and one of the best cars I’ve ever owned. The thing with the Tesla Model 3 is that, because it’s so groundbreaking, it’s hard to fi