Technology

Why Visual Studio Code

Prior to working at WP Engine I was a die-hard fan of JetBrain’s PhpStorm IDE for WordPress code. I was such a fan that I converted many people to it since I had started using it myself in 2014. In…

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Returning To Simple Apps

Returning To Simple Apps

For years I made doing my job way too hard by simply losing myself in decision paralysis. For every individual function, notes, reminders, browsing, etc I strove to find perfection that simply doesn’t exist. No more of that. For a…

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Learning React Fast

Learning React Fast

In June I changed teams at work and went from building micro services and integrations with GoLang and PHP to building a WordPress plugin written mostly in React and TypeScript. As a long-time WordPress developer I’ve used plenty of JavaScript…

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