Summer 2015 Reading List for Front-end Developers

Summer 2015 Reading List for Front-end Developers

I’m super excited to read these books this summer. Kyle Simpson – You Don’t Know JS (5 volumes) If you are like me, you tell people you know JavaScript. But, after reading the 1st volume of YDKJS I am realizing how little I’ve truly understood. And that is okay… I will always fall short of…

2015 F8 Conference in Review

2015 F8 Conference in Review

1.4 billion using Facebook 700 million using WhatsApp 600 million using Messenger 300 million using Instagram Messenger will be the driving innovator this year. At the 2015 F8 conference, FB introduced Messenger Platform. This gives developers a way to create apps that integrate directly into the app. You can reply to a message with a…

Slack vs Gitter

Slack vs Gitter

2015 marks a resurgence of the chat app. Slack and Gitter take me back to early 90s life. Where surfing was about making new connections with people on the other side of the web with apps like IRC, ICQ and AIM. After AIM… we got into private networking… With Slack and Gitter, I have made…

Mobile Writing

Mobile Writing

Lately, I’ve been away from the office. And for some reason, I am convinced that I can only make progress in my “creative den.” I’m going to challenge myself to write more posts via mobile. Blog check, 1, 2, 1, 2.