Welcome to the 2016 “bullets” post (previous years). The phrase I used in visioning for this year was “to rest in my own power.” WTF does that mean? Besides (imo) sounding very cool, I consider resting in my own power to be recognizing myself for my accomplishments, but also for my inherent worth and value. […]
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It took a while, but it happened … I ran into a problem that async/await solved! The problem Before we talk about async/await, let’s talk about problems where it makes sense. Let’s say we want to do asynchronous things. Because we live in the future (or use a transpiler), we write us a Promise: const […]
This week, I spent 2 days at the Polymer Summit in London. I confess – I went mostly because I planned to be working remotely in London at the time, and this event was (!!) completely gratis (free, $0, £0, etc). At worst, I thought, I could eat for free and mooch some wifi. As someone […]
It’s come up twice in the last couple of weeks, so I thought it might be a good time for a blog post! Object.assign? Ever passed around an Object and needed to modify a key? But you don’t want that modified object running around and causing other problems? There’s a cool useful web technology for […]
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 […]