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Setting Up TypeScript

Now that we've gotten a nice and easy introduction to what TypeScript is we can start talking about how to code with TypeScript. Specifically how to get our local dev environment set up so that we can actually write TypeScript code. That means getting TypeScript to compile and…
March 10, 2019
Read time 4 minutes

What is TypeScript?

TypeScript is probably the best way to add static typing to JavaScript. That's probably all that people really know about TypeScript though - that it adds static types. I like to delve a little deeper into a topic before I start to learn it, so I figured I'd take you along for…
February 18, 2019
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Preview of the JavaScript Ecosystem in 2019

I’m not really in the business of telling the future however I do think it would be fun to mirror all of my year in review posts with one that looks forward to the year to come. There’s a lot of new things I’m very excited about this coming year. I don’t know when I’ll be able to…
February 9, 2019
Read time 10 minutes

Top 10 Albums of 2018

2018 was quite the year for me. The biggest and most obvious change was becoming a parent. That was far and above the highlight of the year. Not only was was becoming a father the highlight of the year but it was also a big influence on my music listening behavior. Namely, it put…
January 8, 2019
Read time 6 minutes

React Year in Review 2018

Hello everyone! Welcome to my React Year in Review 2018! React's 2018 was one of steady growth and doubling down on foundational concepts and principles. It was a year filled with a lot of thought and not as much action - a combination that I think will pay great dividends in the…
December 22, 2018
Read time 7 minutes

JavaScript Year in Review 2018

Well that's it! 2018 is coming to a close! What a year it's been, eh? A lot of highs...maybe a few more lows than I wanted. However your year turned out I know we can all agree that it was another great year for JavaScript. There's a lot of 2018 recap posts and I would be remiss…
December 16, 2018
Read time 13 minutes
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