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Skills for the Web
User interfaces, user experience flows, and code that are easy to understand, accessible, and aesthetically pleasing
Flexibility to learn new tools, frameworks, and langugages. Experience to teach software development best practices.
My personal life is primarially focused on raising kids who are in foster care. I enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking, bird watching, and playing ultimate frisbee. I like working on small wood working projects and caring for my indoor and outdoor plants. Additionally, I contribute to Open Source software in my free time and was a maintainer of TypeDoc project.
Trying out TypeScript in JSDoc Comments
I really like the feedback TypeScript provides. I think those type hints are essential for using libraries and working on large teams. Even for small projects, TypeScript has saved me a lot of time. What hasn’t saved me a lot of time is dealing with build tools. Any time I...
A garden blog where you can post the growth (or decline) of your plants and gardens. Would be really cool to see changes over time. Would also be cool to see more updates about people taking care of their plants and building a culture around that. We have Instagram accounts...
A search engine that only checks posts from specific people and sites you follow. Specifically for recipes, reviews/recommendations. There’s a lot of SEO crap out there. This would hinge on people and brands building enough trust that people opt-in to them rather than building enough SEO juice to get to...
Layered Bean Dip
Inspired by a Pinterest Pin (original website archived) with a few adjustments. This is one of our favorites for a super bowl party. Summary Prep Time: 15 minutes Chill Time: 1 hr Servings: 12 Ingredients 1 oz taco seasoning (3-4 tablespoons) 1 can of refried beans 8 oz cream cheese...
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