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Heard of Gatsby.js, but not sure what to make of it?

Here’s five blazing-fast questions and answers with Front End Developer, Grayson Hicks, about everyone’s favorite front-end tool right now.
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Opening Projects Faster with VS Code

Two Quick Tips for Getting VS Code Up and Running in macOS
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How To Serve GZipped JS and CSS from AWS S3

Change one metadata field to allow you to offer much smaller and more efficient static files from S3
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All the Colors of the Wind: Building A Semantic Palette Generator

When it comes to naming color variables in SCSS stylesheets, I have seen and used every naming convention under the sun. Most of them don’t…
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Sanctum Ipsum: Building A Catholic React.js Lorem Ipsum Generator

How I built the holiest lorem ipsum generator on the internet, and a design for anyone’s React lorem ipsum project.
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Building Our Javascript SDK

Making your API calls readable, maintainable, and testable
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aliases and snippets pt. 2 (snippets)

Four reasons why leveraging snippets in the code editor should be on your developer to-do list.
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aliases and snippets pt. 1 (aliases)

A reminder that in programming, like in life, it’s the little things that can make all the difference.
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Crawling back out of the cave

Summing up the last few weeks at The Iron Yard. Falling in love with React.js and using it to build my final project.
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Shims, Jigs and Other Woodworking Concepts to Conquer Technical Debt

What is bad code? Does bad code work, but just the wrong way? Thoughts on technical debt compromises as a carpenters tools.
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