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A BLOG BY MIKE FINNEGAN

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4 albums
With a little help from my friends...
Hey there, it’s your friendly neighborhood Starving Web Developer, and I’m here to talk to you about some of the music that’s been keeping me sane lately. As someone...
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openai and mysql
Learning MySQL with ChatGPT: A Month-Long Journey
Hello everyone! Today is a big day for me, as I embark on a new learning journey. I’m going to be learning MySQL and I’m thrilled to be sharing it with you! Let’s...
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guilty
Failure!
Ugh! So I haven’t even looked at my blog in 10 DAYS! I have a goal to get at least 3 entries down a week but just haven’t successfully incorporated it into my daily routine...
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cows eyes
Weekend Painting 2
This week’s painting was for my wife. It was a fun little project that I figured she would get a kick out of. A little backstory here on the subject matter: My wife had never...
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responsive
Let's Talk About Responsive Design
Hello! Today we’re going to talk about one of the most important skills to have as a modern web developer, and that is the ability to create responsive designs. But what exactly...
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soloboy
weekend painting
So, this past weekend, I stepped away from all of the development, blogging, and interviewing and got back to my roots. I decided I am going to try and get more consistent with my drawing...
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Midjourney art of the week

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