Gumroad stats, and some early notes on React
Writing React components is more like writing Terraform modules than any other programming I've done.
Incremental improvement works
Until a few weeks ago I didn't know any React. Have been figuring it out all on the job. My secret weapon? Taking tiny steps.
Pairing Course Launch
Andrew Edstrom and I have just released a video course on Gumroad, Intro to Pairing.
Everything I know about end-to-end frontend tests
This week, I thought I'd share some notes on end-to-end tests, sometimes also known as "acceptance tests" or "journey tests."
Pairing is asking for help
It's hard in the way I imagine being a tiny plant sprouting in the desert is hard, or a succulent clinging to a seaside cliff. It is growing hard.
We pair because it's fun
A really good day of pairing looks like this.
Do you follow the God of Chairs?
Can I use the word sacred in a technical post?
The Corpse of Content
Engineers do not want to build complex things for their own sake. They want to build beautiful and useful things.
In defense of rabbit holes
There’s something about struggling with a problem that really fixes it in the brain.
Elves & Taxes
Overall it's been kind of nice to remember, oh, yeah, I really like The Lord of the Rings.