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Mar
06
Questions/Concerns I have about Web Components

Questions/Concerns I have about Web Components

I’m not sure how to feel about Web Components. This article will serve as a dumping ground for my questions and concerns about Web Components.
4 min read
Jan
11
Supporting HEIC and HEIF

Supporting HEIC and HEIF

For US users, it is really important to handle HEIC and HEIF image formats, otherwise, you are making it more difficult for iPhone owners.
1 min read
Jan
10
The Importance of Image CDNs

The Importance of Image CDNs

Images are one of the biggest performance impacts on the modern web. Image CDNs can be the answer. With Frameworks recently adopting first-party support for many CDNs, it is only making it more essential we consider them.
2 min read
Jan
09
Tooling should Disappear

Tooling should Disappear

Developer tooling is expensive. I hate setting it up. Maybe in the future I won’t need too.
2 min read
Jan
08
Trade-offs with Early Development

Trade-offs with Early Development

There are a lot of trade-off with early development. JavaScript tooling has reached a peak of a large amount of focus on tooling. The future will be different, but for now, I focus on making smart trade-offs to stay productive and happy.
3 min read
Jan
07
Thoughts about Online Conferences

Thoughts about Online Conferences

Online conferences are not new. But the pandemic has seemed to increase the number. I don’t know if the trend will continue, but I love it.
2 min read
Jan
06
Rehire and Retrain vs New Hire Search

Rehire and Retrain vs New Hire Search

Is it worth retraining a returning employee that does not have the skills, or hire new for the role? I think retraining is better when you can get the support needed. Here is why.
3 min read
Jan
05
Is this a React Anti-pattern?

Is this a React Anti-pattern?

I am working on a permissions component that uses nested children, nonreactive state, and global space. It feels like an anti-pattern. But it is so simple and clean and seems to work.
2 min read
Jan
04
Fauna is Secure by Default

Fauna is Secure by Default

One of the shocking good things I have learned about Fauna DB is how it approaches security. It’s amazing how roles work to grant access and automatically filter user data.
2 min read
Jan
03
Why I use FQL In Fauna DB

Why I use FQL In Fauna DB

I chose FQL over the better known GraphQL format. It is more powerful and a better fit for Fauna DB if you want to do more advanced things.
2 min read