Toggle Wi-Fi Light when using Zoom with JavaScript

As a remote employee I am often sharing my video on Zoom while working. I may be pair programming, in a meeting, or just checking in with a co-worker. This happens numerous times throughout the day, but it’s hard to predict when I’m on.

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Run npm scripts in a git pre-commit Hook

If your team is anything like the one I work with, everyone has their own preferred IDE that they use (Sublime Text, Atom, WebStorm, Vim, Visual Studio Code, etc…) and although most of them have integrated linting support that doesn’t guarantee all issues have been addressed before a Pull Request is made.

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Front-End Stack for EveryDollar

I’ve been working on the EveryDollar.com Single Page Application (SPA) budgeting tool for the past year or so.

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React to the Future

I recently gave a talk about Facebook’s React library at AngleBrackets in Scottsdale, AZ. The talk, React to the Future, is an introduction to React and then I start to touch on some larger concepts like Flux and Isomorphic JavaScript.

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CSS for Developers

Wait, what!?! CSS for Developers? Aren’t developers supposed to know CSS? Yes, the title of this blog post and associated talk may seem odd at first, but I feel it reaches out to several audiences that need it… and one of those used to be me.

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