Animating in a circular fashion with CSS and ReactJS

If you haven't seen, at the start of COVID I created this neat little virtual happy hour app. I got to the point where I wanted to start spicing up the interface some (still a long way to go). I wanted to move away from a list view of conversations to something that illustrates people... Continue Reading →

Advent of Code is over, here’s what I thought

And just like that, Advent of Code is over! If you're just catching this thread now, back at Day 1 I explained a little why I took on this challenge: I love these little challenges because it keeps me sharp, makes me think about things differently than I may be doing daily at work. Also,... Continue Reading →

Advent of Code, Day 25

The last and final day of Advent of Code is here! What a great ride! I'll share my thoughts of this experience in a subsequent post soon. Day 25: Combo Breaker Part I Working with a security key card, and some sniffing on what's going on between the key card and to door, I have... Continue Reading →

Advent of Code, Day 23

Day 23 of Advent of Code is here! See all of my other blogged solutions here and my code on Github. If you're interested, check out what my colleagues at Slalom are doing with their Advent of Code! Day 23: Crab Cups Part I I don't know why I'm still playing with a crab, I... Continue Reading →

Advent of Code, Day 22

Day 22 of Advent of Code is here! YES! It's nice to complete one in the same day again. As mentioned before, I only have so much time in a day to work on these, so the more complex ones get pushed out. This one was rather simple. See all of my other solutions here.... Continue Reading →

Advent of Code, Day 21

Day 21 of Advent of Code is here! This is another day I just couldn't figure it out. I had just a hard time realizing how to even being. I understood the requirements, I could see the answer in my head, but couldn't get coding. I was just stuck. I reviewed many other's code, saw... Continue Reading →

Advent of Code, Day 20

Day 20 of Advent of Code is here! Wowza, this was a big one. Part 1 was quick, part 2 took the better part of two days to work through. It was a blast! See all of my other solutions here. Please do check out what my colleagues at Slalom are doing with their Advent... Continue Reading →

Advent of Code, Day 19

Day 19 of Advent of Code is here! This one was tough. I got my code working against the example, but when that was taking over 10 mins to complete with my data, I decided to go searching for someone else's example. I found this example that I copied, thank you eQueline! This is really... Continue Reading →

Advent of Code, Day 18

Day 18 of Advent of Code is here! This one was refreshingly easier than some of the others. See all of my other solutions here. If you're interested, check out what my colleagues at Slalom are doing with their Advent of Code! You can see this and my other solutions on github. Do your best!... Continue Reading →

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