Hello world!

Update 9/5/2016 This blog is now created with Jekyll and hosted on GitHub-Pages

Well, I’ve finally done it. I started a WordPress Blog.

That’s not to say that I’m new to the blogging world. I started my first Blogger blog back in 2008.

Living Hope


Most of my posts were of Christian book reviews and the occasional opinion piece. I spent a lot of time learning how blogging, and the whole internet, in general, worked. This was the initial spark that set me on fire for technology.


I couldn’t believe how freaking awesome it was to be able to publish to the web.

It was here, that I was first exposed to HTML and CSS. I had my first experiences with copying and pasting code – anxiously waiting to see if this would be the time something worked! I can remember creating cheat sheets on how to create links and insert images. Everything seemed like magic.

I was happy to write my reviews and experiment with new things for a few years, but then I wanted to learn more about the web. So, I started learning more in depth about HTML and CSS, utilizing resources such as codecademy. I couldn’t get enough of it. I would spend any free moment working through challenges, moving on to the next thing.

That next thing was JavaScript. I quickly completed the lessons on codecademy and then moved on to Code School.

From there I headed over to Tree House and studied their WordPress Development courses. Along the way, I have also picked up a little PHP. As you can see, I have spent the past year or so meandering through web technologies, soaking in all that I can.

So I said all that to say this

I started this here WordPress blog to document this next stage in my adventure. In fact, the theme that I’m using is a one of my own creation. I plan on posting about some of my other work and all that I may find interesting along the way.

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I'm Brandon Lehr, your friendly, neighborhood developer

✱ May or may not be friendly, most likely not your neighbor