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Keep Your Types And Interfaces Closer (In TypeScript)

I’ve been writing production TypeScript for a little over year and as a hobby for a couple of years longer than that. If you’ve never used TypeScript before, the quick way to describe it is that it’s ES2015+ and types thrown together. Ie. modern JavaScript with real typing. TypeScript is awesome and I love writing […]

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Improve Your Windows Development Environment

Windows has been my main dev environment for about 4 years with some linux interspersed in there. Before that, I used OSX and Windows interchangeably. When I made the switch, I wrote an article on my Windows Dev environment and today, I want to write a sort-of update, and sort-of introduction on how to make […]

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Simple HTML/CSS Workflow With Parcel

Very recently, I started working on an HTML/CSS side project and I found myself in a state of panic. I haven’t worked on plain HTML/CSS in a while. JavaScript has been part of my workflow for years and the output of that JavaScript was always a single page app. In fact, I haven’t worked on […]

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How to “grep” in PowerShell

PowerShell is awesome if you haven’t used it but it’s absolutely foreign if you’re used to Unix-like Bash-like shells. For instance, there’s no grep, and ls -al won’t work (but ls will and it’ll display all files with details!). If you switch from Linux to Windows, you might be tempted to either install Cygwin or […]

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How I Structure My JavaScript File

Loads of people have been asking me how I write my JavaScript — okay, that’s a lie, no one asks me that but if they did, I’d like to point them to this article. I adopted my code style over the years, after reading Clean Code (and other books), after using years of PHP. Yes, […]

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2017 Updates & 2018 Goals

Reflecting on my past accomplishments in development helps me keep up pace in my life and appreciate my own efforts. It doesn’t matter if those were efforts were great or not, just that they were there. I wrote my 2017 and 3/4 overview just a few months back and not much has changed since then. […]

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Notes On Productivity

I decided to look at a few articles that really changed my outlook on productivity, development, and product development. I figured the best way to keep in mind all of the lessons I’ve learned was to write out notes on these articles and what they really taught me, especially actionable items. 200 Productive Hours A […]

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