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What I Learned: React Strict Mode

This past week I started a new React project at work and was dealing with a weird issue with one of my components. It turns out the issue was caused by Strict Mode on React.

What I Learned: HTML Dialog

I know I’m a little late to the game, but I recently learned how to use the new HTML <dialog> element.

Reading Log - January 1, 2024 (#57)

A little light this week with the Christmas to New Year's holiday. Substack welcomes Nazis, JavaScript weirdness, and more are included.

Reading Log - December 25, 2023 (#56)

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate. A little light this year for the holidays.

Reading Log - December 19, 2023 (#55)

A day late this week, but still a bunch of great articles on Apple, CSS animations, why you don't always need JavaScript, and more.

Reading Log - December 11, 2023 (#54)

A little light this week, but a bunch of podcasts this time.

Moving Away from Next.js

I’ve toyed with the idea over the last year about possibly moving away from using Next.js for my website. A recent post on Mastodon from Zach Leatherman gave me a little bit more of a push.

In Defense of TypeScript

The other day in my quest to go through my podcast queue I was listening to an episode of PodRocket, The state of JS frameworks with Chris Ferdinandi. It was a good discussion on some of the downsides of frameworks like React, Vue, and the like. I would highly recommend listening to it.

Integrating Notion into my Site

Over the course of the last few weeks I’ve been revising how several of my pages get their data. Instead of having to manually edit a JSON file that’s in my code base, I’ve been pulling from Notion’s API. The benefit of this is that it’ll be easier to update the pages. I figure I’ll show how I did it in hopes of helping others.

Digging Into Astro

Over the last week and a half, I've been starting to play around with Astro again. I had built a good bit of my site in it a while back, but then decided just to re-jigger my Next.js site. Reading and listening to some podcasts has brought me back to starting over.

Is TypeScript Solving a Problem or a Symptom

I was listening to ShopTalk Episode 553 and Dave asked a question that made me pause and think, hmmm…

Reading Log - June 23, 2023 (#33)

Two weeks worth of articles this week as I was in New York City last weekend. This log has a bunch of news out of the Microsoft-Activision acquisition, Reddit following the path of Twitter, and more.

Reading Log - March 17, 2023 (#22)

New updates about .NET 8 & TypeScript, JavaScript failures & progressive enhancement, and more.

Reading Log - February 17, 2023 (#19)

CSS is finally getting a killer feature, Elon is being Elon & the Supreme Court hears an important Internet case.

Reading Log - February 10, 2023 (#18)

Some criticism and defense of React this week.

Reading Log - January 6, 2023 (#13)

A scary moment in the NFL Monday night. Also lots of podcasts this week.

Reading Log - October 28, 2022 (#3)

Too much Musk this week.

Reading Log - October 21, 2022 (#2)

After stuffing Pocket with a bunch of articles, I've finally gotten around to going through them.