Published by Jonathan Weatherhead

Jonathan Weatherhead is a code scientist, software developer, internet enthusiast, gadget fanatic, hobbyist photographer, and fun-lover extraordinaire. He has received a Bachelor of Computer Science and math minor from Carleton University and his areas of interest include web-driven applications, Object Oriented architecture and language paradigms.

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Szechuan steak stir fry

Szechuan steak stir fry

And for tonight’s dinner, Szechuan steak stir fry. Mmmmm I do love Asian cuisine. Sorry, no recipe for this one either, although I did loosely base my ingredients off this guide for spicy Szechuan stir fry found on FoodNetwork.com. Honestly this isn’t a food blog, although I will continue to post photos of my culinary adventures.… Read the rest
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New site theme, Blogfolio

The Blogfolio theme for WordPress has finally reached a level of refinement and elegance suitable for powering Planetjon. Goodbye 3rd party themes, hello my own.
Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken

Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken

Another of my kitchen creations as I teach myself how to cook. I didn’t have peppers or broccoli so I had to improvise with peas. I also made a jello mousse but that was consumed with gusto before I remembered my camera.… Read the rest

An ode to software

Software, collectively among the greatest literary works of mankind and more so now than ever. Remarkable feats of architecture, testaments to the extent of human creativity – this is my passion for software. I get to play god, the master and builder of my own microcosmic universe.… Read the rest
yii book cover

A reason why Larry Ullman is awesome

So, if you’re interested in developing with PHP, you should really check out the Yii Framework. And if you like what you see, I strongly recommend Larry Ullman’s Yii Book. While still in the making, you can buy it now and receive the updates as Larry writes and revises the chapters.… Read the rest