Detect if a React Component is Out of Viewport Bounds

26 January, 20214 min read
So I recently found myself asking, "How do I detect if a component is out of viewport bounds?", the reason I was asking myself this question was because I wanted to know how to detect and move components if they were not in view, such as tooltips, dropdowns, menu items etc...

Publish Posts to Dev.to and Your Site Automatically in One Go

01 May, 20205 min read
So for a while now I've wanted to start publishing posts to dev.to but haven't because I wanted to publish my posts to my personal site as well and was just too darn lazy to duplicate the content onto dev.to manually

Note to New Software Engineers

15 April, 20203 min read
So you're a new software engineer ay? Well, let me bestow upon you some of the knowledge I gained over my 8-year career as a software engineer. Nobody knows everything 🙃 Contrary to what you may think, seasoned software engineers don't know that much. Let's be honest our industry moves incredibly fast regardless of your area of focus (devOps, frontend, backend, etc.), and because of that, it becomes impossible to know every little detail about every new tool/library/language. What seasoned so

Pre-Loading External Images in Gatsby JS

01 April, 20203 min read
Gatsby is a great tool that lets you build awesome applications! In fact I use Gatsby for my own site (hopefully you're reading this on there 😃), but I ran into an issue with loading externally hosted images. The issue was that since the images were externally hosted I had to fetch them on each page load and some images were optimized and thus it would take longer and affect the user experience. I heard great things about the Gatsby Image [https://www.npmjs.com/package/gatsby-image] library s

Just Start

18 February, 20202 min read
How can you overcome your fear of starting a project? Let me share my experience

Set Up an Integration + Deployment Pipeline Using Jenkins + Portainer + Traefik + Docker

23 May, 201912 min read
Lets set up an integration and deployment pipeline using Jenkins, Portainer, and Docker!