Back From a Summer of Adventure

Posted on August 16th, 2013

Well, I'm back from my summer hiatus, documented here: and I'm ready to jump back into the software world. I've got a couple of interesting opportunities queued up, but ...

More Integration Fun

Posted on June 3rd, 2013

For my other blog, I had a few people ask me how they would know where I was and if I was safe. There's no truly reliable way to do this (except possibly by using a GPS tracking device), but I ...

Last Day of Work and Coding to Some Rush

Posted on May 31st, 2013

Today is my last day of work for the next little while. As I mentioned previously, I'm taking some time off to do a little cycle trip. Today is all about finishing things off. Any last minute little ...

Getting MapMyRide to Work on

Posted on May 20th, 2013

I have another blog hosted here: Matt's Cross Country Ride. It's my blog about riding my bicycle from Vancouver to Kitchener-Waterloo, On. As a part of that blog, I wanted to have a page showing maps ...

The Theme For This Site

Posted on May 17th, 2013

So I've customized default theme, and here it is, if anyone is interested. Wow! These guys sure make it easy!

Taking a Break to Recharge

Posted on May 17th, 2013

In 2011, I rode my bicycle from Vancouver, BC to St. Johns, Newfoundland. It was a great way to get in shape and take some time away from all things tech. Don't get me wrong, I love what I do - it's ...


Posted on May 17th, 2013

This is pretty cool. They provide support! See here for more information. Check out this Pen!

New Site

Posted on May 16th, 2013

The other day, I was reading Techvibes and noticed this article about Vancouver Island startup The article got me to thinking about my own home site and how much I dislike having to ...

Matt Payne

I am a software developer living in North Vancouver, BC. I love building cool, responsive and user-friendly web applications using the latest technologies and techniques.