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    You though computer science has no place in webdev? Here's a fun coding challenge


    August 21st, 2020

    Why you should build a form generator

    Lemme guess, every project involves 1 or 2 forms and they're all the friggen same. You got forms coming out the wazoo. Render fields. Connect to state. Add field validation. Detect submit. Add form validation. Send fetch request. Repeat.
    April 27th, 2020

    How GraphQL blows REST out of the water

    Let's have a look at hyow GraphQL makes queries so much easier and more pleasant than REST
    January 23rd, 2020

    Custom react hooks ❤️


    February 11th, 2019

    Hire these interns


    July 10th, 2018

    Benchmarking Vue


    March 5th, 2018

    Loops are the hardest


    February 15th, 2018

    How JavaScript linters cause bugs

    I was doing code review for a coworker, and it soon became obvious that he used a linter and that the linter gave him a bright idea: _use strict comparisons_.
    September 14th, 2017

    Simple MobX-driven modals


    October 28th, 2016

    A puzzle in JavaScript objects

    This is a puzzle you can run into if you’re not careful, and sometimes, despite your best efforts, even if you are careful. It happened to me when I had a settings object that I passed into a view. The view then did things. When I made a new view from the settings object, it looked like the view I had just cleared.
    September 9th, 2016

    Backbone with ES6


    September 1st, 2016

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