About Me

What can I do? I create awesome digital products. I've been working professionally as a developer since 2013. I've helped companies grow from small…

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Writing


React: Native versus Web

Here at Pixel Fusion, the products we have created up to this point are mostly based in the web space. Dashboards, websites, chatbots, you get the idea. For most of our products that require an interface, React has quickly become our platform of choice. It has a rich eco-system of developers and…

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Reducing decision fatigue for developers

TL;DR: Code needs to be consistent across a team as much as possible through linting, unit tests, PR templates, etc Guidelines need to be clear and established before the work begins. These need to be agreed on and followed by everyone else they will become irrelevant When they change (they will…

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CMS vs Static site: performance review

This is a benchmark battle between my old site and my new one . This isn't a completely fair comparison, as the Silverstipe site was hosted off of a shared GoDaddy server and the static site comes directly from an AWS S3 bucket backed by Cloudfront. And the numbers reflect that clearly: Homepage E…

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I re-created my personal website to make it faster

The last time I redesigned personal website was in 2013. Not everybody loved it. Despite this, I was very pleased with it. It was clear, readable and was a huge improvement over the static HTML files I was writing manually. I'd just worked for a company that used Silverstripe for their clients' CMS…

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