There's something that lives in many modern development projects, sleeping quietly in the root of the project, this little file package-lock.json. Most of us treat it with discontent, and ignore it completely, or at best, delete it every once in a while cause some stack overflow or blog post told us to. There are about... Continue Reading →
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 →
Debugging web apps on different browsers & devices can be tricky, but with these methods for Chrome & Safari on iOS, you'll be a pro in no time! Learn how to check console messages, use dev tools & troubleshoot granular issues with ease.
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 →
Day 24 of Advent of Code is here! Black Lives Matter Today's puzzle uses two color options, black and white. And as we step through the rules we are changing tiles from black to white, and visa-versa. At some point I need to find how many black neighbors a tile has and change it based... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
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 →