Brandon Konkle
Brandon Konkle

GraphQL/Node/React engineer, TypeScript nerd, Postgres fan, Linux enthusiast, supporter of social justice, loving husband and father, avid comic reader.

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JavaScript

My latest posts on JavaScript, covering topics from the React ecosystem and elsewhere.

Commanding the CLI with Node

Prior to Node v0.12, writing a command line tool in Node was a rather difficult proposition. There was no way to execute a command synchronously, so tools like ShellJS worked around this by blocking the event loop until a 'done' file was created on the filesystem signifying that the command was comp…

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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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