Developer Advice

Handle Content Outside Site Framework

Learn how to process your content separately so you can write the minimal amount of framework code and easily switch to a new framework in the future, with the added benefit of easier maintainability.

May 04, 2023

Failure in Web Development is Good

Failure is not the end of the world, but a natural part of the learning process. Learn from your failures and don't let fear hold you back. Embrace the uncertainty, take risks, and find success faster.

May 02, 2023

Seek Discomfort to Learn and Grow Faster as a Developer

I asked a friend of mine about the one thing that helped him level up as a developer. He said: “Seek discomfort.”

Apr 21, 2023

React May Not Be the Best Tool for Your Project

React is a great tool with a massive developer community. It comes with its own benefits and challenges. And yet, there may be tooling that is more suitable to your project.

Apr 19, 2023

How Music Makes Me Better at Programming

Exploring a few ways that music has helped me in my development career.

Apr 10, 2023

Should You Use a Book to Learn to Code?

Is learning to write code with a book a thing of the past? Or is there still something we can get from a book that we can’t get from a web-based resource?

Jan 23, 2023

11 Tasks Before Launching a Website

A punchlist of the last few tasks for developers to consider before launching a new website.

Jan 05, 2023

Beware of Modern Web Lock-In

Although developer experience has brought much flexibility to modern web tools and services, vendor lock-in is still very much in play.

Sep 02, 2022

Should I Add Images to My Git Repository?

To commit or not commit. A list of reasons and resources to support your decision.

Sep 01, 2022

Should You Learn jQuery in 2022?

It may seem like jQuery has been dead for years, but it is still widely used in 2022. But should you take the time to learn it?

Jul 22, 2022