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Vercel Preview Branch Weirdness

3 minute read

An accidental hosting environment dependency revealed an irritating bug in Vercel’s preview deployment logic.

Karmic Rule One

less than 1 minute read

Troubleshooting works just like the regular kind: you won’t hit your target if you don’t have one. – Karmic Rules for Writing Pretty Good Code

Unexpected Mutations

3 minute read

An unexpected (and probably unintended) function parameter mutation inside the web3.js library had me questioning my sanity for a couple of hours.

Karmic Rule Zero

less than 1 minute read

Minimize external dependencies and try not to use shitty libraries. – Karmic Rules for Writing Pretty Good Code

Testing Redux in NextJS

7 minute read

If you’re testing ES6 code referencing Redux in a transpiled build environment, you can save yourself a lot of trouble by putting your tests into JSX files.

Why Intent Trumps Action

2 minute read

Intent matters more than even massive action, because in the long term it is more effective at actually getting the job done.

Hello (Again) World!

2 minute read

You spend years of perfectly good writing time building gilded prisons for your words. If only there were a simple, beautiful way to write PORTABLE words.