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18,296 words over 25 articles so far.

2022

How I became a developer advocate

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When I meet developers, β€œHow did you become a developer advocate?” is the question that I get asked the most. This is the long answer.

Layoffs

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My past layoff, what I wish I knew, and some tips if you've been laid off too.

Learning to code in time of crisis

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Whether you’ve been laid off, struggling to make ends meet with the crazy inflation or dissatisfied with your current job, you may have wondered: Could I work in tech?

2021

Things I don’t know

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Here are the (coding-related) things I don't know, as of 2021. In an effort to help junior developers feel more comfortable.

Why I love Audio Drama

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Delving into audio dramas, one of my best discoveries from 2019. Includes my favourites

2020

Nifty command lines: host

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Domain records made less weird. Plus GitHub and Gitlab domain settings.

Nifty command lines

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In this series of articles, I'll share a few command-line tools that have been helpful to me.

2019

2019 in Review

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Another year in review. It's been a unique year in many respects.

2018 in Review

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I write this review well into 2019 already, but who cares? This is mainly for myself, but I enjoy reading these and you probably do too.

2016

Weak References in JavaScript

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Looking at Weak and Strong references in JavaScript. It's a concept front-end developers are not used to.