Sometimes I write things. Not often enough to call it a blog. You can read them here.
Here are some helpful tips for getting started with Vim.
I recently had to find a commit SHA from a git repo and I didn't remember when I made the commit, but I knew a keyword. Here's a quick tip on how to find that.
There are a number of useful automation scripts I have set up over the years in my dotfiles. I'll share some of the ones I use on a daily basis to boost my productivity.
A year ago I wrote some very early thoughts on Vue 3. Let's see how they hold up.
Let's take a quick look at how to make the bookmarks toolbar in Firefox better.
Here's a quick tip to help keep your branches clean on GitHub.
I have been super impressed with the attention to detail in some of GitHub's products lately and wanted to share a little on that.
Vue 3 is out of beta, and I've tried it out on a few projects. Here are some early thoughts.
I made a new library to make authoring VS Code Themes easier to manage. Check it out!
Let's look at how we can change the default branch in our git repos and sync it with a remote repository on GitHub.com
When I was learning Vue, one of the more confusing aspects was trying to wrap my head around when to use computed properties, methods, or watchers. They have a lot of overlapping functionality, so let's jump in and see what they're all about.
Alfred is a powerful application with vast capabilities for automation. In this post we'll explore how to make it dead simple to use it as a system-wide emoji picker in macOS.
TL;DR - 2019 was busy and hard. I didn't write a post. I want to change that.
On August 2, my mom passed away after a 29 month battle with brain cancer. I had the privilege of sharing some words of remembrance at her funeral.
Flexbox is a CSS spec that has been around for a few years now, but it continues to be one that people seem to struggle with. There are a few things that I think trip people up, and hopefully I can provide some resources and examples that will make it easier to understand.
One question I get a lot from people who are just starting out with web development is along the lines of "why is there all this extra overhead for a build process?", and I remember when I was starting out and wondered the exact same thing.
Here are some tips on reducing your CSS file size.
This is just a quick tip to improve your experience with console logging with some alternative methods.
I reflect on some lessons learned after being promoted to a senior developer.
I want to spend some time talking about why I design in the browser, and the merits of doing that. I am not a designer, however, I spend a lot of time working on UI, both for my job and for personal or side projects.
I never would have imagined what the last three days have brought. This was the beginning of one of the most impactful series of events in my life.
Almost anyone I work with can tell you how much I love keyboard shortcuts. Anytime I find myself doing something frequently, I check the settings or search to see if there's a keyboard shortcut for it.
As I've worked on more web sites and applications, I've come across and developed a number of standards for writing and using cleaner, more useful CSS.
My wife is a pediatric nurse and sees a wide range of patients on her floor, but a large percentage of those patients are cancer kids. Today she lost another patient to cancer. That makes 5 or 6 so far this year. How unfair is that?
I recently had the opportunity to work on a really fun feature in an app where we built a color picker input component that needed validation for HEX codes.
Paper is just the best. Go use some paper.