Freelance full-stack Node & React developer, supporter of intersectional social justice, enthusiastic nerd, loving husband, and father. Hire me for your next project!
I've been struggling for a little while now with a distinct lack of enthusiasm for programming. Some of it is certainly due to a measure of chaos in my family as we work through a move and some health issues, but that definitely doesn't account for all of it. I've been spending some time reflecting on it, and I've come to the realization…Brandon Konkle
In May of last year, Facebook released an open source library for building frontend components called React. It's built around some rather unorthodox philosophies about the browser and application structure, but over time it has gained quite a bit of steam as many developers see the advantages it offers. One of the most striking distincti…Brandon Konkle
Grunt is a powerful task runner with an amazing assortment of plugins. It's not limited to the frontend, but there are many frontend-oriented plugins that you can take advantage of to combine and minify your static media, compile sass and less files, watch for changes during development and reload your browser automatically, and much more…Brandon Konkle