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2021 Web Development Review


I don't know what to say. I feel like I have feel off the boat. I've been lacking motivation for personal projects and learning outside work…

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Report: Midway Through 2021


This year has been more about getting back to "normal". I've haven't put in a lot of effort with personal projects. In fact I have rebelled…

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2020 Web Development Review


This last year has been a shit-show. It's the year of the global pandemic that has turned our lives upside-down. That being said, how did my…

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2021 Web Development Goals


Like last year, I'm going to set some goals for the year. Five total. Here we go. I want to explore and learn more of Svelte.js and maybe…

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Using CSS Counters


Recently I had a ticket come in for a survey form and there was some custom styling I had to do for it. The main thing I had to do was add…

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Making Tables Responsive


Tables have always been a pain point when it comes to responsive design. They will display nicely (sometimes) on desktop but they become a…

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Report: Midway Through 2020


First of all this year has been nuts. It has been one of the craziest years in my 42 years. It started out normal and I was just moving…

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Not Motivated to Code


I'm not feeling motivated to code. I like to work on small personal projects outside of work but sometimes I'm just not feeling up to it. I…

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2020 Web Development Goals


Like last year, I'm going to set some goals for the year. Five total. Here we go. I want to use more animation. I would like to dive more…

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2019 Web Development Review


I don't think I did this last year. Though I don't think I had any goals laid out for last year. It is getting close to the end of 2019 and…

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Do I Need Sass?


No. Okay, that's it. Post is complete. Have a nice day. Hold on. Why? Isn't Sass awesome? It's awesome nature is in the name itself. Sass…

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Why I Ditched WordPress


Shhhhh I haven't completely ditched WordPress. I just wanted to make a half-assed click-bait title. I still have a site that uses WordPress…

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Recording Accomplishments


This year is flying by. I've been busy at my job. I'm almost at my two year mark at LRS. So far so good. Yet, I get down on myself still. I…

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Report: Midway Through 2019


Not much happening around here right now. I took a little break from personal projects to work of some art/drawing. I hadn't done any of…

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Moving My Blog to Gatsby


For a couple weeks my blog completely disappeared resulting in the link to my blog from my website being broke. This resulted from my…

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Using Fetch vs XHR


I have no idea how to work databases. I'm highly intimidated by them. I have been using JSON for data in personal projects but I certainly…

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Motivation and Burning Out


I don't feel like working on personal projects or do any coding outside of work. I do this stuff all day at my full-time job. Right now I…

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Quitting Facebook


After months of trying to decide if and how I wanted to leave Facebook, I finally pulled the plug last night. I didn't even bother to…

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Alt Text Best Practices


Alt text values seems to be confusing for a lot of users. One method many use is to cover all bases is to add an alt text value to every…

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2019 Web Development Goals


I'm going to hold myself accountable and make some goals. I'm not going to just think of goals but to write them down and put them out there…

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Using Cookies in JavaScript


Let me preface this with I don't know a whole lot about browser cookies. I've only added cookies to JavaScript a couple times. However, I've…

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First Impressions of Gatsby


There's been a lot of talk about the static site generator called Gatsby. It is React based and powered with GraphQL. I supposed out of all…

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My Troubles With JavaScript


JavaScript is very hard for me. I struggle with it. That is not to say I never use it. I do. I use it quite frequently. Honestly, I use…

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I'm An Imposter


I'm not a developer. I have told myself this a million times. I think if you read the My Dev Journey post, that could give some guidance to…

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My Developer Journey


Sometimes I feel like I should be much further along in my career. I am 40 years old but I'm at an entry level. I think that would tell you…

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