Hi There,
Welcome to Jay Wilson Jr's Blog!
I am a Father, Front-end Web Developer, Firefighter, (Those words all start with 'F', Ha!) and a pretty cool guy.

I LOVE HACKATHONS!!!!! Sorry for yelling at you, lol I'm just so pumped and excited right now. I spent 12 hours in a room with 70 other developers reimagining banking and building a voice interface for an Alexa skill that
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It recently dawned on me that I graduated from The Iron Yard one year ago. Wow. Time flies. I started reflecting on all that has taken place over the past 12 months since I graduated. I recall all the internal
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This is what my desk looks like on most days (some days it's neater ;): I am in love with this setup, I do my best work at this desk. Every developer has a space that they work from. Some just
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This is where I need to tell you all about me, which I will do... Soon as I have some free time ;)
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I've had a desire to speak from the stage, and share my story, thoughts and ideas with others. I just have no clue how to go about doing such. On top of that you can sprinkle in a dash of
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Today I had a phone interview and one of the questions I was asked was: "How do you keep up with whats's happening in web dev... How do you stay sharp?" I do a combo of things, mainly reading blogs
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"Back in the day" I used to work 16 hour shifts as a EMT. After work I'd come home and spend a few hours each night working on my side gigs. Sometimes I was working on a freelance gig, but
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