Mike Kasberg

is a Software Engineer at SpotX where he primarily does web development with PHP, Java, MySQL, and Javascript. He is also an experienced Android developer.


21 Jun 2017 · Bufferbloat?

Software Development

Have you ever noticed your internet connection get slower when uploading a large file? I have but I never put too much thought into it or realized I could do anything about it… Until I stumbled upon this blog post...

19 Jun 2017 · Why CI?

Software Development

In recent years (and in some cases, for many years), Continuous Integration (CI) has been taking off. Almost any open source project you look at is using some kind of CI tool like Jenkins, TravisCI, or CodeShip. In the simplest...

18 Jun 2017 · Fitbit Surge vs. Garmin Forerunner 35


I was recently shopping around for a new GPS running watch, and I tried both the Fitbit Surge and the Garmin Forerunner 35. These devices are both good GPS watches with a similar feature set, so I thought it would...


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ConfessIt is an app for catholics. It has 4.5 stars in the Google Play App Store after more than 300 reviews and 17,000 downloads.

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Count the Dots

Count the Dots is surprisingly challenging and addictive game based on Subitizing.


I'm a Software Engineer at SpotX where I primarily do web development with PHP, Java, MySQL, and Javascript. I'm also an experienced Android developer. In my increasingly scarce free time, I write websites and Android apps. My most recent app is Count the Dots, a game that's based on subitizing. I also maintain ConfessIt, an app for Catholics, with a 4.5 star rating after more than 450 reviews and 24,000 downloads.

I graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in computational and applied mathematics; I subsequently completed a Master's of Education at the University of Denver as part of the Denver Teacher Residency. After a short stint of full-time teaching, I returned to the field of software engineering.