Michael Barrett

DC Area developer looking to build things that make people happy.

Empathy

Empathy is important in daily life. The barrier of the internet has largely fizzled this out for a lot of our general interactions. I think back to a great post by a reddit

React 15 is out

https://facebook.github.io/react/blog/2016/04/07/react-v15.html React version 15.0.0 is out. This is the first major version bump since they decided to shift their minor version

Onboarding to Vim

A coworker recently asked me about my transition to using Vim as my primary editor. He mentioned he might be trying to switch soon and wanted to know how it went for me.

Redesign

Over this weekend, I did a bit of a site design overhaul here. I wanted to have a theme that kept the simplicity of the old layout, but without it defaulting to the

My Workflow, 2016

Late last year, I posted about my transition to working on a remote machine. As a part of that transition, I picked up Vim as my primary editor, so that I could do

Use .concat, not .push

In JavaScript, there's two very similar ways to approach appending data to an array: .concat and .push. Difference: .concat returns a new array containing the old and new data, where as .push modifies