Dennis Rongo

I am a Principal Software Engineer and blog about software development, lifestyle and fitness.

  • Back to growth mode

    Jan 18, 2021

    For many years, I always stand by this idea that if you're not growing, you're regressing. I heard this idea once on one of my senior courses back in college over a decade ago and it has stuck with me ever since. I always go back with to this phrase and it has propelled me in my career thus far. My…

  • Why you should avoid Acorns investing platform

    Dec 2, 2020

    I've been using Acorns for many years now, 2014 to be precise. For many investors who are new to investing in general, it's a great way to get started in investing. Most people especially college students don't think about investing until later on in life. Since investing is an afterthought for a…

  • Developer tools I can't live without (2020)

    Jul 3, 2020

    I’ve been writing code for many years whether it’s for a backend service or front-end code, I have collected a few tools that I install whenever I setup a new computer. Fiddler Whenever I’m debugging a service and need to see what’s happening behind the scenes, I use Fiddler. I can see all HTTP…

  • 7 tips for productivity

    Jun 4, 2020

    With the current pandemic that we are in, it can be a difficult times for some people as unemployment numbers are up. COVID-19 has affected us in different ways whether it's our job, way of living or plainly how we approach things. It changes how we travel and we interact with people. Things will…