2021 continued the trend of being more challenging than any period before it, in terms of maintaining some sort of normality to our lives. However there have been some really good things too. Here's a review of what I set out to achieve and what I want to achieve this year
I recently heard the term 'Digital estate' to mean the technical property of an organisation. This, and the associations the term provides, have got me thinking about how we contribute to the success of organisations over time...
Nx is a modular build framework for architecting and maintaining code projects. Using it means you configure once, then just focus on build your tools and apps. Nx can effectively manage the configuration around APIs, micro frontends and libraries of tools, so you don’t have to consciously think of this step each time it comes to building a new project. This is an article I wrote for the Purple Bricks tech blog on the subject.
Today I'm continuing with my trend of making silly mistakes so you don't have to. The subject today is asynchronous tests in Jest. I've spent too much time on this one, and I don't want you to have the same trouble!
There are so many choices when it comes to frameworks, and that's teriffic! But it could be bad news for people who struggle to make decisions. They might feel paralyzed just by the amount of choice that's on offer. So I made this with the aim of helping.
Next, Nuxt, Gatsby, SvelteKit ... there's been an explosion of frontend application frameworks lately. It's never been a more delightful experience to spin up a new project. What's the point of difference with this one? Why does it 'matter' so much?
Sometimes I get frustrated with React, there can still sometimes be obscure errors that are a result of it's component lifecycle methods. But at least it means I can tell you about how to avoid them ...