KEHN

JOSHUA KEHN

About

I’m a software engineer living in New York City. I build award winning solutions for companies like IDEO, Thomson Reuters, and beIN Sports. I founded JAKT, a leading design and development consultancy that uses technology to solve problems for entrepreneurs and cor­po­ra­tion. I also started the proposal for what would become The Workplace. Continue reading.

Writing

Opinions on Python 3

“Case against” and a rebuttal.

Reversing a Discount Percentage

How to reverse a discount being applied by calculating a new number which when discounted is the original number.

Thoughts On Testing

Testing code is a required practice in modern software development, we should embrace good practices when writing tests.

Using new Force Touch APIs in JavaScript

With El Capitan and new trackpads Apple has released JavaScript APIs that allow responding to the force in a click. Here's a quick demo, and some JavaScript implementation information.

Google Shutters PageSpeed Service

PageSpeed never had a chance. Google has shuttered the service with an end-of-life effective August 3rd, 2015.

Samsung’s Design Problem

Samsung released a quasi-Apple design video which continently leaves out the alignment issues on S6 and S6 Edge devices.

Scripting OmniFocus and Harvest

Start timers in Harvest directly from OmniFocus tasks.

Monitor tasks with AnyBar

Use AnyBar and some shell functions to monitor executing processes.

Creating a 404 page with Fastly

How to create and manage custom 404 pages using synthetic responses on Fastly.

Processing Server Logs

Using server logs to reduce errors during a site migration.

Contact

You can reach me at my current email address, josh+spammer@kehn.us.

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