Jeremy Shipman


I’m a lifetime learner wired for growth, and an optimistic visionary with grit, who enjoys seeing people succeed.


Learn how I learn

Alvin Toffler, the futurist, said:

“The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learnunlearn, and relearn.”

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Init weblog

I’m by no means a writer, but I want to help people, and pass on what I learn. Putting thoughts down for others helps to structure my own understanding such that I can explain things better.

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How to Open-Source a SilverStripe Module

Hooray, you’ve decided to open-source a SilverStripe module you are working on! This is an excellent choice. I’ve created a number of SilverStripe modules, and my default is to open source them. Doing so attracts other developers to use and scrutinise your code, helping your code to get better, and helping you to become a better developer.

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Learning to code is easier than ever

I wish we had access to the programming learning tools that are coming out these days back when I was in high school. All we got into was a bit of HTML, some and some MS Access-type database creation.

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