I am a big fan of work-in-progress (WIP) commits. When I am working through a prototype or a spike, and need to do some experimentation with the code, I use WIP commits like they are save points in a game. Read on →
While working on rewriting my side-project (VirtualPlaybill) in React, I got hung up on a very basic plumbing concept: named exports. Read on →
Whenever I need to build a quick web application I turn to ExpressJS. It is a fast, minimal, easy to configure web server that puts the E in MEAN). I wanted to build a REST API for a hobby app and found that the docs for how to nest routes are relatively few (see blog, stackoverflow answer). Combining these two resources, I learned a simple method for keeping your routes separate while creating a nested routing structure. Read on →
My side project (Virtual Playbill) is an image-heavy application, and I used YSlow to find a few quick performance wins. The first ‘F’ I got was for No Expires Headers:
What is an Expires Header?