I've loved software for a very long time.
When my dad brought home a 286 in 1991, I was enthralled. I watched as he painstakingly typed and simultaneously repeated
cd backslash games enter and saw the screen scroll and change. It was mind-blowing to a ten year old.
A couple years later, a middle school math teacher gave me a book on BASIC programming, and said she had noticed I liked computers. At home, I discovered that our new 486DX computer had QBasic. I was in heaven.
That has led to a life-long obsession with coding. The journey has taken me from running large excavation equipment to framing houses to 3D CAD design, until I eventually landed on a career in software.
Read more about it in Beginnings.
I’m Jamon Holmgren, a software developer, business owner, husband, and father of four, located near Portland, Oregon, in SW Washington state.
I am one of the co-founders of Infinite Red, Inc., a fully remote React Native app development studio located in the USA and Canada. We're the best React Native experts you'll find, and I'm very proud of the team we've built.
- See if I'm live streaming code on Twitch: twitch.tv/jamonholmgren
- Check out our new custom pool deck: Our Custom Pool Deck
- See how I built a home gym: Building My Home Garage Gym
- Check out a cool pathfinding demo I wrote in Elm! Pathfinding Demo
- Listen to a recent podcast interview: DevJourney Episode #114 - Tim Bourguignon and Jamon Holmgren
- Watch a 5 minute lightning talk I gave at ElixirConf or other talks.