A Quick Git Survey

Hello! I am preparing a talk on using git for a new dev team and wanted to crowdsource some content. If you're a developer or use git, could you take a quick survey for me? Click below Quick Git Survey Thank you so much! And if you're new to git, check out these two posts:... Continue Reading →

Publishing your new blog post

This is the last part of a mini-series on blogging. I suggest you check out Should You Even Blog and How to write a blog post. You're a writer now! Congrats! Now, you need a place to hold your genius, your thought leadership, your ramblings, your content, whatever it is. There are a slew of... Continue Reading →

How to write a blog post

I am a huge fan of blogging as it’s a great way to give to the community, or in my case, give back to my community. Sometimes it's difficult to know how to get started in writing your post. I would like to share my process on how I write a blog post, I welcome... Continue Reading →

April Fools with these terrible NPM packages

NPM, hosted at npmjs.com, is a repository for storing open-source libraries, frameworks, and packages that anyone can publish to, and anyone can download from. This has great packages in it like ReactJS, Okta, DataDog, Material, Luxon, and many, many more. However, there's also garbage in here. There are some really terrible NPM packages out there... Continue Reading →

Should you even blog?

I am a huge fan of blogging as it’s a great way to give to the community, or in my case, give back to my community. I push my teammates to blog, some have done so hesitantly, some more willingly. It’s always been a great discussion just sharing my experience with blogging. The joys. The... Continue Reading →

Keeping React component’s state top of mind

I'm impatient I've done this too many times: // api call to get the contact Luke Skywalker // process a little data return ( <Card> <Card.Title>{person.name}</Card.Title> </Card> ) just to get a lovely Can't read property 'name' of undefined error. Yuck. I fire up the dev console... Network tab, is the API returning data? ✅.... Continue Reading →

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