Lies, damned lies, statistics, and developer experience rhetorics
How should we reason about W3Tech’s web technology stats when advising on how to build on the web? And maybe it’s OK to use React, Tailwind, or any other hyped technology, to get work done?
Once more, with feeling
I'm excited to announce five tips for taking your marketing copy to the next level
“Every day, somebody's born who's never seen The Flintstones” – or, why telling it once isn't enough
Most things bear repeating.
Counting hours (or; how to work less when you want to work much)
I love what I do for work and I spend a lot of time on it. But how to balance inner-drive with ideals about work-life balance?
How I put the scroll percentage in the title bar
Add a nice hint of how far you have read a page by putting the scroll percentage in the title bar. Learn how to implement it with React and Gatsby.
Who are the non-technicals?
We should stop labeling people and ourselves as “non-technical” (unless they really are Luddites).
The Web Project Book’s “Implementing Backend”: Putting Sanity.io to the test
How I would approach the “implementing backend” chapter of "The Web Project Guide” with Sanity.io.
On the limits of MDX
Should you lock your content into JSX infused Markdown? Probably not. Here are some reasons why MDX has its limits.
Config2020: Some impressions from Figma’s conference
I was at Figma’s first conference. This is what I took away from it.
This blog runs on public code, without secrets
I made the code for this blog public, and I removed all accidental secrets from the git history.
Smash your writer’s block with The Hulk Summary™
WRITING IS HARD
YOU THINK TOO MUCH!
THE HULK SUMMARY!
2019 – A personal retrospective
A reflection on the past year, and some goals for the new one.
Ode to LICEcap, the simple GIF screen capture tool
Why my go-to tool for screen capturing to animated GIFs is LICEcap.
10x engineers and my approach to Twitter
How a thread about 10x engineers made me reconsider how I approach Twitter. (This post isn't really the 10x engineers thing).
JAMstack_conf London: Impressions
I was at JAMstack_conf London. It was great. Here's the story.
A year in developer relations
I’ve been running developer relations for Sanity.io for a year. Here is what I have learned so far.
Getting started with Webmentions in Gatsby
Let's learn how to implement Webmentions friendly markup, and get them onto your website made with Gatsby. Bonus: You'll also learn how to trigger new builds on Netlify whenever a mentoin happens.
This post will be free, and I will not track you.
I'm back with my own blog on my own domain after some years on other people’s platform. And it feels good.
Why I love working at Sanity.io
Four years ago I was a grad student with a Ph.D. fellowship in the Study of Religions, so how did I end up working for a tech startup? This is a post about how I came to run Developer Relations at Sanity.io – it's also a celebration of following less obvious paths.
Making tech survivable: What can men do?
23 tips for those who want to contribute to a better workplace for everyone who wants to be in tech.