Tue 30 Jul 2019

Building a microsite using GraphQL, CraftCMS and 11ty

One Sunday I was having breakfast with a friend and got talking about team structures and how projects vary. It was a really useful discussion and I felt that other people might find conversations like that useful too, this idea very quickly became Interviews by Shane Hudson. I began building it that day and within just over a week I published the website with five interviews.

Thu 25 Jul 2019

[PDF] A Model for Reasoning About JavaScript Promises external

This is an open access article written by Magnus Madsen, Ondřej Lhoták and Frank Tip, published by the ACM in 2017. I'm bookmarking it here to read later but it appears to provide a framework to better understand Promises in JavaScript. According to the abstract: "Based on λp, we introduce the promise graph, a program representation that can assist programmers with debugging of promise-based code."

Sun 07 Jul 2019

Sat 06 Jul 2019

Patterns Day 2019 - Emil Björklund

This was a dConstruct-worthy talk. It didn’t necessarily give any answers or solutions but it gave plenty of questions and showed his journey of learning and exploring ideas related to design systems at an almost philosophical level.

Patterns Day 2019 - Heydon Pickering

This one was hard to write notes for, partly because it was code-heavy and partly because I had just been to MEATliquor for lunch. There is one note however that somehow didn’t make it to this list: Heydon wore lobster hands through his entire talk.

Fri 05 Jul 2019

Patterns Day 2019 - Danielle Huntrods

Topology. The talk I didn't realise I needed to see. Starting off with inter-tidal zones, a picture of a Klein bottle, into how we should be caring about the gaps and the overlaps in our projects instead of just the things (say, components?), and back around to inter-tidal zones. Danielle gave a brilliant talk that critiqued the work we do from a perspective I hadn't ever thought of but I think it may help me to structure how I think about some of the work we do in the future.

Wed 03 Jul 2019

Sat 29 Jun 2019