Getting your first website on the internet is easier than you think

Hosting 6 Min Read

Just before writing this article, I built a full website and published it online, and it only took 5 minutes!!! You can see the full site in…

Git deep-dive: "git init"

Git 4 Min Read

This article kicks off a multi-part series taking a closer look at the common parts of git we often take for granted. And what better way to…

Every VS Code extension a JavaScript web developer should have in 2020 (with gifs!)

Productivity 8 Min Read

Visual Studio Code is a powerful editor out of the box, but there are many many VS Code extensions to make it even more powerful! If you're…

3 ways to time travel in Git to undo destructive mistakes

Git 6 Min Read

Raise your hand if you can relate: 🙋🙋🙋🙋🙋 We've all been there! It's easy to do a well-meaning or only to find everything broken…

Boost your editor skills and rediscover your love for Regex! ❤️

Productivity / Regex 6 Min Read

You know what's awesome?! Regex is! I use it almost every day to search through my codebase, and occasionally to parse text input in my code…

The only 3 steps you need to mock an API call in Jest

React / Jest / Testing 7 Min Read

I recently found myself working in a Javascript codebase where I needed to implement new Jest tests. I knew very little at the time about…

Get data from your URL into your React app with React Router

React / React Router 3 Min Read

In trying to learn React Router URL parameters, I had a hard time finding clean, no-frills examples. Now that I have a better understanding…