Brandon Konkle
Brandon Konkle

Software Architect at Community Funded, GraphQL/Node/React developer, TypeScript nerd, Linux enthusiast, supporter of social justice, loving husband & dad.

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Software Architect at Community Funded, GraphQL/Node/React developer, TypeScript nerd, Linux enthusiast, supporter of social justice, loving husband & dad.


Learning from the Design Community

Last month I attended Mountain West JS and learned a lot from some excellent speakers. Several of the talks introduced me to new concepts or perspectives, and one in particular inspired me to think about what we do in a whole new way. Whitney Williams gave a talk entitled 6 Design Skills Devs Need…

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Hello, Castaway!

Back in October, I began work on a side project that I was really excited about. My goal was to relive the excitement and fascination of text-based roleplaying that I had experienced in my youth. Real life inevitably got in the way, however, and my work on the project slowed down. This week, I plan…

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Recreational Coding

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…

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Architecting Your App with React

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 of…

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