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Written content to help you along your web development journey, without forgetting to have some fun along the way.

Pro Tip: Use “1.” for Every Ordered List Item when Writing Markdown

A quick tip for making ordered lists in markdown easier to write.

May 31, 2022

Storing Multiple Elements in a Single Ref in React

In some cases, you may want multiple references in a component of unknown quantity. Here’s how you can make it work.

May 31, 2022

Animated Sliding Tabs with React and Tailwind

Add some flair to a simple tab solution by adding an animated bottom border.

May 29, 2022

Use a Preceding Space in Terminal to Hide from History

This is a trick to running commands that you don’t want to be saved in your history.

May 29, 2022

Simple Content Tab with React and Tailwind

The foundation for a tab system begins with a state hook, triggered by clicks on tab elements. View the code snippet and use the playground to see it in action.

May 28, 2022

Pro Tip: Simplify If Statements Using Exit Conditions

Exit clauses can help you write less code and make your code more readable. Here is a simple example, along with some additional tips.

May 24, 2022

View README Code in GitHub

Toggle between preview and code mode when viewing a markdown file in GitHub.

May 23, 2022

Making Videos with Code is Cool, but is it Productive?

There are more and more tools out there that let you build things (that aren’t websites) with code. Like Remotion for making videos with React. It’s super cool. But should you use it?

May 22, 2022

Resetting State on Next.js Route Change

Component state doesn't change when navigating between dynamic routes in Next.js that use the same component. useEffect can help.

May 21, 2022

8 Notion Pro Tips to Supercharge Your Productivity

Shortcuts, patterns, and other ideas that I use every day and that I also don’t see many others using.

May 20, 2022