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Slowmad Q&A

The other thing about Netlify Year One that people are generally interested in is my experience of remote work. As I put it recently : I’ve been working remotely for almost a year, about 70% of which I was in NYC, and the rest I have spent as a…

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10,000 Loose Fans

I broke past 10,000 Twitter followers on Saturday. Obviously this is a completely arbitrary milestone and pretty minor in the hierarchy of needs. I'm not celebrating. A person that -only- values follower count is playing the game Twitter wants you to…

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Why Naked Promises are Not Safe For Work

Published on FreeCodeCamp's Developer News This article goes through my personal journey of discovery and struggle adopting the conventional wisdom as it pertains to asynchronous work on the frontend. With any luck, you will come away with at least…

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Netlify Environment Variables: The Cheat Codes of the Internet

Published on Scotch.io This article results from my work compiling all the env vars i could find in netlify: https://gist.github.com/sw-yx/c53634e7e63f0015e43c16bc26832283

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Netlify Year One

The official date is a bit fuzzy because visas but I joined the Netlify Slack a year ago today as like the 40ishth (🤷🏼‍) employee. I thought it'd be nice to do some public reflections for myself and perhaps also for others thinking of joining…

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Using Novela by Narative (updated)

With the growing community interest in Gatsby, we hope to create more resources that make it easier for anyone to grasp the power of this incredible tool.

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Tests or Types: Why Not Both?

Published on CSS Tricks as Types or Tests: Why Not Both? Article wrongly credits Gary Bernhardt's Boundaries, which is also an excellent talk - I meant to credit Ideology .

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