Why you should learn SQL instead of just using an ORM

Preface I previously worked on an analytics team where we managed hundreds of millions of rows of data. I never actually did add everything up, but I wouldn’t be surprised to see the total over a billion rows. We put everything in PostgresSQL and wrote all of our queries out ourselves. I have…

Authenticate Gatsby with Auth0

Let’s talk about Gatsby. What’s not to love am I right? My personal site is built with Gatsby and its great! With the announcement of Gatsby recipes, there’s even more to love. I recently went live on twitch and created an egghead video about how to add Auth0 into essentially any Gatsby website pain…

Async data made simple with React Query

I recently had the chance to chat with Tanner Linsley about react-query. A library of custom hooks that solves async data fetching and caching within React apps. We added react-query to a simple blog post React app. The initial page of the app showed all of the posts from an API we previously setup…

Self taught to fullstack

I've come a long way in what seems like not that long ago. It all started for me when I was attending college for a business degree and then heard the word "code". From then on out, I've never looked back and put everything into becoming a developer. This is how I came to be where I am today.

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