Alex Vernacchia

Software Engineer @ExactTarget. Sitting still doesn't suit me. My thoughts are my own. @vernacchia


Why go to college?


It feels like every day I see an article on some script kiddie’s blog that advocates not going to college for a technical degree. They tend to say something like, “I can…


Open Source Projects and Version Control

I’m often disappointed with things that happen in open source projects. Most of these things relate to version control, and I’ve seen them in projects I maintain, projects I contribute to, and various other projects. I figured this was as good of time as any for me to write about it.

Main Repo vs. Fork


Career Advice From a 24-year-old

and maybe some life advice


A 24-year-old Giving Career Advice?

and maybe some life advice?

Yes, I am a 24-year-old professional. To some this may mean I have no business giving advice. To others, this may be exactly what you’re looking for; possibly because you are at the same point in your life as I am. So let’s get down to brass…


Old People and New Technology

It’s probably a little different than what you thought


I am 23 years old, I just finished college, I have a job in the technology…


Why go to college?


It feels like every day I see an article on some script kiddie’s blog that advocates not going to college for a technical degree. They tend to say something like, “I can…