Podcasts 2019 Part 2 - 20 October, 2019

To continue from my last post about the podcasts that I listen to lets, look at some others podcasts that I do not only listen to but have…

Podcasts 2019 - 11 September, 2019

As I mentioned in my last post I listen to a lot of different podcasts on my way to and from work. I thought it would be interesting to…

A day in the life of - 07 September, 2019

After asking on twitter and getting this tweet and the inspiration of this post I decided to join the ranks of the “A day in the life…

Bash and Git Alias - 03 September, 2019

I was recently on-boarding a new intern and I made me realise I have spent a long time setting up my machine to work well and have taken…

Picking Locks with React Keys - 17 June, 2019

Have you ever mapped over a list in React and built a list of DOM nodes or list of components? Have you ever been told by your IDE that you…

useKonamiCode - 10 June, 2019

If you are old like me, or are a gamer then you might remember the Konami Code.The code is ⬆️⬆️⬇️⬇️⬅️➡️⬅️➡️B A Doing this on your game…

From Cookie to Header with Axios - 10 April, 2019

If you have worked with a JavaScript application that needs to talk with a server you have most likely used a library to handle the REST…

Npm Audit - 15 January, 2019

After listening to a recent episode of the React Podcast on which Michael Chan was talking to Laurie Voss from the npm team. At the…

Are Hooks Ready? - 06 January, 2019

So React hooks are awesome and we all want to use them in production. But I don’t know about you but I don’t like deploying production code…

Hactorberfest Checker - 12 October, 2018

As part of Hacktoberfest you need to at least open 5 pull requests to get the sticker and t-shirt. I remember last year seeing a status…

Hacktoberfest - 04 October, 2018

Its that time of the year again, the leaves are changing color and the nights are getting longer. So why not spend that extra time inside…

Quick Tip - Double Bang - 15 August, 2018

QUICK TIP TIME!!!!! Double bang, double exclamation or not not whatever you want to call it. You will most likely see or use this in your…

React Authorization Wrapper - 01 August, 2018

I was recently listening to the syntax podcast and they were talking about user roles, authentication and authorization. This made me…

Immutable Patterns - 18 July, 2018

If you work with data driven applications or have been working with React/Redux/any modern JavaScript framework/library then you have…

Quick Tip - The Tilde Operator - 12 July, 2018

QUICK TIP TIME!!!!! This: Is the same as this: This is an example of the bitwise NOT operator. You can read more on what Bitwise Operators…

Higher Order Functions - 07 July, 2018

Higher order functions is a very useful and easy to use design pattern in JavaScript. I have been using it more and more recently. The…

Quick Tip - Boolean Filter - 28 June, 2018

QUICK TIP TIME!!!!! I found this on twitter a while back but can’t remeber the person who tweeted. I finally used it in my project today so…

Do You Even Babel Bro! - 26 June, 2018

I recently ran into an issue while running my test suit. For full context my tests run using phantom, yes I know its old and everyone uses…

Safe Version - 18 June, 2018

I recently messed up creating a new version in work. I ran our normal version script which boils down to . We have a bunch of commit and…

ReactJS Patterns - Compound Components - 05 June, 2018

React patterns have advanced and grown, you can now follow multiple approaches to rendering a component. One such pattern is the Compound…