Travis Woodward

Software Engineer in the Greater Denver Area.

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REST in a Nutshell

History Lesson Before we talk about what REST is, first let's look at why was REST created. Back in the 1990s the internet was a lot more chaotic and standardization was not a primary concern. As you can imagine there was no standard on how APIs should be designed, maintained…

Linux Tutorial: Make GIMP more like Photoshop

The following instructions are heavily inspired by Bernard 't Hooft over at Udemy. I found instructions from his Windows 7, 8 and 10 course here: https://www.udemy.com/make-gimp-work-as-photoshop. I know that many Linux users love GIMP but may still be missing that 'Photoshop feeling' so I wanted to…

My Last Day at Greenbrier

Today is my last day at The Greenbrier Companies. I've been with the company for nearly 6 years now and it's been a great experience overall. I started my position as a Tier 1 employee in Dayton, Ohio and was transferred and promoted to the Boulder, CO. office 2 years…

From CSU to WGU - Transferring Colleges

I have decided that I am transferring colleges. I am currently enrolled at CSU-Global which is an extension of Colorado State University, but I am in the process of switching to Western Governors University (WGU), a competency based university. So far, I really like CSU. The professors are all pretty…