Really, I haven't posted in 9 years? Much has changed since 2011; mobile, cloud, and social are all really huge, and I've definitely had a large focus toward these. I hope to write shortly about things I've learned and wish to share in the coming weeks and months, and hopefully do better at maintaining this site a little better than before.
The SOLID software design principles weren't called SOLID while I was in grad school, but the concepts were there in my Object Oriented Design course. They're worth mentioning here, primarily because I think once you start coding and become dangerous, it's one of the best ways to stay organized once you incorporate it into your daily coding routines, and it even changes your way of thinking for the better: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SOLID