Fetching and React Hooks

I'm about 3 weeks into my #100DaysOfCode challenge, and the last two 'days', I've been wrestling with React, async and promises, as well as useEffect and its shenanigans. Today I made some progress which was nice, but I wanted to…

100 Days of Code

Recently, I've found myself wanting to get my hands dirty with code. Really dirty. My roles the last few years have resulted in me taking a bit of a step back from coding for the most part, which has had…

Thoughts and Feelpinions on Public Speaking

Recently I had the pleasure of being part of the Perth Visual Studio 2019 Launch Event! This was fairly nerve wracking as I'd never done any public speaking before, and was a deliberate choice on my part to break the…

React-Native vs Xamarin (Forms)... Which should I choose?

tl;dr: It's complicated. You didn't think it'd be that easy did you? :) I realise I'm being a little cheeky with that tl;dr, but it honestly is complicated. There's a few things to talk about when making a choice…

LINQ and their ES6 Equivalents

I've started working on a new client recently, where the tech stack on the front-end is React. This means I've started delving into the deep, dark world of JavaScript* (or ECMAScript, if you prefer). A mate at work flicked through…

Thoughts and Feelpinions on helping organise a Conference

This post has been overdue (like so many of my posts on my mental backlog) for a few months now, but I'm finally getting around to putting down some thoughts and feelpinions on helping organise a conference. This year, I…