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In an early job I skipped writing tests, thinking it would make my code more flexible and maintainable. I slowly found it did the exact opposite.
In 2019 I focused on numbers for doing better in work and play. That focus caused most of my past year's regrets, and I plan to take a much different approach for 2020.
Webpack is great, but too big a tool for my personal site. This is how I viciously murdered my Webpack processes for NPM scripts.
A Sunday video game session put me in a terrible mood, and made me realize something important: I loathe almost all forms of video today.
Climate change is complex and dangerous, but some of the key (and too often overlooked) drivers are our industrial cultures.
One of my (oddly specific) hobbies is laser-cutting anime images. A few MakeHaven members have been curious how, so I wrote a tutorial on making your own.
I've (mostly) left Twitter for over two weeks. The effects have ranged from good, amazing, and later on, horrible.
Sonic Pi is an amazing music synth tool for turning code into melodies. I break it back in by breaking down a remix of Hotel California's chords.
We live with our thoughts every day, so it's important to not let them drive us down a wrong path.
A beginning coder's guide to structural design patterns with an alternate telling of Cinderella.
If you're a white man or otherwise privileged person reading someone's painful lived experiences, don't respond in these ways.
Find the approach to taking consistent notes on books and articles to accelerate your learning.
A beginning coder's guide to the other half of behavioral design patterns with an alternate telling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves.
Being insecure about my career and skills likely won't change anytime soon. Finding the positives is something I can do now.