VS Code Settings for Sharing Better Screencasts & Demos

Settings that I have found are best for optimizing VS Code for sharing code through screencasts and demos

Emacs: Highlight $FlowFixMe comments in JavaScript

Learn how to setup conditional highlighting for Emacs by writing emacs-lisp to highlight $FlowFixMe

Joining Webflow

I'm joining Webflow to democratize creation of the web.

Most Common Programming Case Types

A list of common case types, along with some language specific protips

How to Inspect a Collection of Objects in Javascript with console.table

Learn how to inspect an array or object of objects with console.table in the browser.

Full Page Webpage Snaphots with Chrome DevTools

Learn how to take full page snapshots of a webpage using Chrome DevTools

Using Current Date and Time In VS Code Snippets

Learn how to use current date and time in VS Code Snippets.

Enable tab completion for Markdown Snippets in VS Code

A quick guide to enabling tab completion for Markdown Snippets in VS Code.

Making Work Visible [Book Review]

Making Work Visible is a canonical book for anyone who wants to be effective at getting the right things done in the right amount of time.

Guest on GoTime: Go at Walmart (and Scale)

I joined GoTime to talk about working on distributed systems with distributed teams, giving people opportunities to learn and grow, and interesting Go projects and news.

Getting Started With Emacs

Curious about Emacs? Read about my journey with it.

OSX Protip: Show your User's Home Folder in Finder Sidebar

Learn how to show your User's Home Folder in the Finder Sidebar.

OSX Protip: Show your Mac’s Hard Drive On Your Desktop

Learn how to show your Mac's Hard Drive on it's Desktop.

Remote is Dead. Long Live Distributed.

The term 'remote' focuses on where the team member is. It doesn’t address what needs to be done or how to do it. The where is totally irrelevant to the work. The term 'distributed', however, naturally lends itself to thinking about what needs to be done and how we go about doing it together. I am not a remote worker, I am a part of a distributed team.

A Systematic Approach to Managing Oneself

This is a systematic approach at applying 'Managing Oneself' to my life. Many of the high-level concepts in this document are heavily borrowed from Peter F. Drucker's Managing Oneself.

The Final Paragraph in My Zappos Chapter

The good times are the ones you're in.

Things Every Node Developer Should Add to Their .gitignore

A .gitignore file is an important part of any project that is being version controlled. Adding things like node_modules to your git ignored files is essential.

6 Ways To Celebrate Your Employees The Zappos Way

Celebrating your employees can easily one of the best morale boosters for your organization. Here are 5 of the ways Zappos has done that for me.

Separation of Work & Life

If you haven't burnt out already but you're working non-stop, I imagine burn out is close. These are the steps I took to get my life back.

Frontend Engineering Tools of The Trade

Every craftsman or tradesman has a collection of tools that help to make them better at executing their work. This is a list of my toolset.

Part 2: Joining Walmart Labs as Senior Software Engineer

As of July 29, I'll be a Senior Software Engineer at Walmart Labs

Joining The Iron Yard as Part-Time Frontend Instructor

As of tomorrow (June 30, 2015), I officially join The Iron Yard as a part-time frontend engineering instructor.

Choosing Fonts For Web Projects

Whenever I start a new project, I try to make sure I decide on a good font stack for web safe fonts. This is my process.

Remap Caps Lock to A Useful Modifier Key

Learn why and how to remap the Caps Lock key to a more useful modifier key.

Deploy Code with Git Push and a Post Receive Hook

Learn how to deploy code to a server by using git with post-receive hooks.

OSX Protip: Show your Mac’s Hard Drive in Finder Sidebar

Learn how to show your Mac's Hard Drive in the Finder Sidebar.

Set An Anchor Link On An Image In Markdown

Learn how to create an anchor link on an image in Markdown.

How I Use Grunt And Bower for Frontend Packages

Learn how to use grunt and bower for a frontend workflow

Using Grunt For A Better Workflow

Learn how to use Grunt for a better workflow.