A friend of mine bribed me with lunch the other day to talk about transitioning into a web development, or possibly UX role. They laid out their plan, which included building an extensive open source library of tools to use when projects came up. My response was to get the projects, and use them as […]
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Last week I spoke at TacoJS on “Serverless, what is it even?” You can find the slides online. It’s pretty much the same as I did at BrooklynJS, and people liked it! If you’re interested in me bringing something along those lines to a conference you’re organizing, let me know. In other happenings, I also […]
This was surprisingly difficult to find, so I’m writing a wee blog post about it! I was working on a project recently (more on that soon!) and didn’t want to have any dependencies because $REASONS. And I needed to make some AJAX requests. Most of the time in Node, it seems that require(‘request’) or another […]
I’ve recently used the create-react-app package a couple of times and I’m into it! The create-react-app package is an officially supported way to create an app with “a modern build setup with no configuration.” No configuration? Not really … from the user’s perspective, sure, but the configuration is just behind the scenes. Why? Ever thought […]
This past weekend, I (finally!) got to check out the HOPE conference. I missed two years ago to various work nonsense (mostly being guilt-tripped about requesting funding for a “weird community conference” … whatever haters!). Totally worth it! Had an excellent time, met up with some Recursers, and frequently visited the Cinnamon Snail. I took […]