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The Spinneret: Issue #8

I had my hands full and didn't write much, but I found a plethora of new articles and tools to help you in your web adventures.

May 11, 2021

Use Netlify Functions to Send Email Notifications

Learn the basics of sending custom email notifications using Netlify functions and your email service of choice.

May 06, 2021

WTF is Netlify?

What the what is Netlify and why am I always talking about it?

May 04, 2021

10 Unspoken Truths on Being a Developer

From a series of tweets by @laurieontech, here are 10 unspoken truths on life as a developer.

Apr 29, 2021

Converting FormData to JSON in JavaScript

FormData is a useful interface for collecting data from a form. But it can be tricky to convert to JSON.

Apr 28, 2021

The Spinneret: Issue #7

Well, now there's another Davis and a lot more poop. Also, new code stuff and things.

Apr 26, 2021

Incrementing Variables in JavaScript

JavaScript has three different types of incrementers: i++ ++i and i+=1. Let's look at how they differ from one another.

Apr 06, 2021

Components: They Take a Village

It takes a lot to build a rock-solid, performant, beautiful, well-organized, component-driven site. But there's one thing that matters more than the rest.

Apr 01, 2021

Dynamically Changing a Netlify Form Name

Netlify forms are easy to use because they are simple in scope. Add a little power with this cool trick.

Mar 31, 2021

Develop Long-Term Efficiency by Creating Conventions

It's fun to chase after the new and shiny tool you just found. But it's productive to stay establish a preferred way of working.

Mar 30, 2021

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