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3 Ways to Render Server-Side Components with Eleventy

While Eleventy doesn't appear to be built for today's component-driven landscape, here are three approaches we can take to get closer.

Jan 10, 2021

Run JavaScript when Variable Exists

It's super frustrating to have a race condition in which some JavaScript code may be run before a variable it needs exists, causing an error. Here's one approach to getting around that.

Aug 21, 2020

The Right Way to Learn JavaScript in 2020

At first glance, the JavaScript ecosystem is overwhelming. Here are thoughts on how to slow down, center yourself, and find a place to begin.

Aug 20, 2020

WTF is Hoisting?

Sometimes JavaScript code appears to behave oddly. Hoisting is one of the reasons why. Here's an introduction to the concept, with references to more in-depth explorations.

Aug 07, 2020

WTF is a Closure?

A brief explanation of JavaScript closures, along with a few examples and references to other in-depth explorations on the topic.

Aug 03, 2020

The Difference Between =, == and === in JavaScript

They may look similar, but they each do something very different from the next, and it's important to understand the differences.

Jul 27, 2020

Introducing Component Adapters into a Gatsby Project

Component adapters are a great way to separate logic from presentation in component-driven development projects. Here's how I've implemented the approach in Gatsby.

Jul 17, 2020

Simplify Components by Separating Logic from Presentation using Adapters

It's tough to know when it's the right time to break a component up into smaller components. Here's a way to approach that process that relies on more than what you see on the screen.

Jul 10, 2020

WTF is JavaScript?

A brief description of JavaScript, with a few links to dig in and learn more.

Jun 29, 2020

WTF is Node.js?

An brief introduction to Node.js, along with links to dig in further with a tutorial or course.

Jun 29, 2020

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