Rocky Warren

Principal engineer, aspiring father of the year.

I'm Rocky Warren, a software engineer based in Denver. I take notes. This site is a collection of those potentially helpful to others. I've ridden across the United States on a motorcycle, across Canada on a train, and across Iowa on a bicycle.

Haleakala National Park
Motorcycling over the Golden Gate Bridge
Great Sand Dunes National Park
Chain of Craters Road
Santa Elena Canyon

How High is Your Technical Debt's Interest?

Moving fast is a crucial competitive advantage. However, this speed is sometimes translated to "ship as fast as possible and only fix the mess you create...

When in Doubt, Iterate Faster

Iteration speed is crucial to startup success. Companies tend to add processes and get slower as they grow. You must actively combat this tendency...

SQS Best Practices

Best practices for working with AWS's simple queue service (SQS).

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  1. Clipboard Health logo
    Company
    Clipboard Health
    Role
    Engineering
    Date
  2. Brale logo
    Company
    Brale
    Role
    Founding Principal Engineer
    Date
  3. Vertex Software logo
    Company
    Vertex Software
    Role
    Principal Software Engineer
    Date
  4. Dwolla logo
    Company
    Dwolla
    Role
    Principal Software Engineer
    Date
  5. Crucible logo
    Company
    Crucible
    Role
    Co-founder
    Date
  6. John Deere logo
    Company
    John Deere
    Role
    Lead Software Engineer
    Date
  7. University of Iowa logo
    Company
    University of Iowa
    Role
    Software Developer
    Date
  8. Collins Aerospace/Raytheon logo
    Company
    Collins Aerospace/Raytheon
    Role
    Software Engineer Intern
    Date
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