Author: Shawn Jackson

I’ve spent the last 18 years in the world of Information Technology on both the IT and Development sides of the aisle. I’m currently a Software Engineer for Paylocity. In addition to working at Paylocity, I’m also the Founder of Resgrid, a cloud services company dedicated to providing logistics and management solutions to first responder organizations, volunteer and career fire departments, EMS, ambulance services, search and rescue, public safety, HAZMAT and others.

From Closed to Open Source Tips

It’s a difficult decision to open source a once closed source project. Even a project that you’ve intended to open source once it was more complete has a very heavy burden. For me, the biggest burden is not the code, or the associated IP or anything like that, it’s if the service is still on-going
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vNext will be so much better

I’m an optimist for the most part. I stay upbeat and try not to let much get me down. I feel it’s important for a team to have a generally positive vibe as negativity breeds negativity and turns into a vicious cycle that’s difficult to break out of.     But where my optimistic side
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