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Jan
02
Closing a menu when a user clicks outside of it with React Hooks

Closing a menu when a user clicks outside of it with React Hooks

How do you improve the user experience of closing a menu? Don’t require the user to click an X just to get back to the content.
1 min read
Jan
01
Creating Active Links with Next.js

Creating Active Links with Next.js

How do you make a link display that it is the current page with Next.js? Make a custom component that handles the logic for you!
3 min read
Dec
31
Absolute Imports for Next.js

Absolute Imports for Next.js

Want to avoid really long import paths with your Next.js project? Setup a jsconfig.json. Here is how to tell babel to use imports from your root.
1 min read
Dec
30
Complexity and Concerns Grow for Web Development

Complexity and Concerns Grow for Web Development

We make it both easier and harder to build or the web every year. It is a moving target. But at-least we are starting to focus on the right things.
2 min read
Dec
29
Making queries ACID in FaunaDB

Making queries ACID in FaunaDB

FaunaDB allows for complex transactions to reduce multiple network calls. FQL has a learning curve, but mastering it offers advantages.
2 min read
Dec
28
How to do a UPSERT in FaunaDB FQL

How to do a UPSERT in FaunaDB FQL

FQL is different but just as powerful as SQL. An UPSERT is a great example to show the flexibility of FQL and how you can compose it easily.
2 min read
Dec
27
FaunaDB seems so ergonomic with React Hooks

FaunaDB seems so ergonomic with React Hooks

A presentation of FaunaDB really impressed me recently, showing me how easy it is to use the composable FQL on the client with React Hooks. It really is built for the JAM Stack.
2 min read
Dec
26
Easy Sitemaps for Next.js

Easy Sitemaps for Next.js

Next.js does not create a sitemap.xml file automatically. Here is a fast way to add support.
3 min read
Dec
25
Web Development is Hard

Web Development is Hard

Web development is hard. I have had to change my beliefs just to handle it.
4 min read
Dec
12
The Rise of Privacy-Focused Analytics

The Rise of Privacy-Focused Analytics

Privacy is becoming a larger focus on the web. New players in the Analytics space promise to bring better security around users data.
7 min read