1. Learning React

    With learning React I eventually came across the React for Drupal site. It’s honestly a bit of a godsend in that it gives a pretty solid walkthrough of design principles, courses, how-to’s and where to starts. The first place I did start was here. Understanding that even though the main syntax used in React in JSX, it is still essentially just Javascript was nice to know.  I’ve since been going through the Level Up Tuts tutorials. Within the next few days, most likely this weekend, I’ll start building components after I learn a bit more about how to set React on top of Drupal. …


  2. React for Drupal

    Looking for the next project I’d like to dive into, I really wanted to build a media hubsite. Right now I’m using Adobe portfolio and that looks halfway decent (though I feel I’m giving myself some leeway there if I’m being honest). UIs can be helpful if done right. I feel though the UIs like the ones for the Adobe portfolio site are best used for a stack of work that doesn’t include the website said work is hosted on. As a developer, your site is your portfolio as well. I’ve decided to use my main site as sort of a central hub and a place to post weekly updates on new projects and things I’m looking to dive into. Initially a few weeks ago, I was quite interested in learning Hugo, but after diving into React a bit more, I’m thinking that I’m going to refocus on diving into Gatsby. Besides that, I’m also looking at React for Drupal. Acquia has a great sandbox to try things out in and I’ve been rather curious about decoupling a CMS. It’s also intriguing, the idea of possible a PWA framework like Gatsby with Drupal. But we’ll see how it goes! …


  3. Surviving The Coding Bootcamp

    I know that the post-bootcamp life can be hectic and very stressful, especially with the money that you probably put in and this being a whole new career path looming over you. Here are the things I did and the mindset I had while initially job searching two years ago when I first got out of my coding bootcamp. …