I think it's time for a very nitpicky rant about how to use Slack, specifically the "reaction" feature.Read more >>
tl;dr: If you do anything as it relates to agile, make sure you're doing regular retrospectives...Read more >>
I think it's pretty safe to say at this point that the vast majority of React code bases that need state management are using Redux. One of the things people like about Redux (yours truly included), is the testing story is great. Because reducers don't allow mutating state, you'll get the same result with the same input every time (yay functional paradigms!). But then there's testing actions...Read more >>
Remember when I posted about losing weight a few years ago? Remember when I posted a few disclaimers during that post? I'm feeling pretty good about those disclaimers right now because I was wrong about a lot of the things in that post. The good news is I'm down 55 more lbs and I have learned a lot since then.Read more >>
Every developer has an "origin story", the story of how they got into this crazy career. I'm always interested in hearing how people find their way into software development as it tells me a little about where their passions lie. Did you come from an artistic side? Did you come from the business realm? Have you been programming since you could type? Here's my origin story.Read more >>
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