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The Why and How of A Learning Culture

“Study hard what interests you the most in the most undisciplined, irreverent and original manner possible.” ― Richard Feynman When I first met our founder, Ryan Wyse, one of the things that immediately stood out to me was his intelligence...

2 Minutes to Learn React 16's componentDidCatch Lifecycle Method

What are Error Boundaries? "Error boundaries are React components that catch JavaScript errors anywhere in their child component tree, log those errors, and display a fallback UI instead of the component tree that crashed. Error boundaries catch errors during rendering,...

Dare To Be Great

When I meet someone that I consider to be a person of exceptional talent or character, I like to ask them the question: What was the most impactful thing your parents ever shared with you? My favorite all-time answer to...

Atomic Design Concepts

Have you ever stopped and pondered the universe? Why does it exist? What role do you play in it? Why do you exist? What’s the point in it all? You’re such a small part of something so much bigger… but...

On the Road to Becoming

Lessons from Code Koalas
Coming to work for Code Koalas three years ago was one of the most life altering decisions I’ve ever made. The leaders in this company have shaped my character, my direction in life and challenged me to become something greater...

Drupal 8, JSONAPI and Ember Part 3: How to Render All The Things

We have a JSONAPI backend. We have a front-end application wired up. How do I render all the...

Welcome to Part 3! Time to dive deeper into templating and seeing how Ember Data makes working with data models super easy. Now let's wire up some more routes! Nested Routes Now we should add in some routes for our...

Setting up your first Mastodon instance

Total privacy and control on the federated Twitter clone
Mastodon is a relatively young social network that aims to be a privacy concious, federated Twitter. Most people opt to join one of the larger servers ( tooter.today can help find one if you want) but you and I are...

La Meme Chose

I'll have the same...
A little over 10 years ago two young creatives working in advertising moved to Paris not speaking French. They quickly learned that the phase “La meme chose” roughly translates into “I’ll have the same”. This one little phrase unlocked a...

3 Keys to Success from a Remote Pro

I've been doing at least part of my job remotely since 2004. In 2011, I started working 100% remote and moved 750 miles away from my employer to Kansas City in the middle of 2012. Throughout the years I've faced...

Using Docker for Local Drupal Development

Using Docker is great, it makes sure that every developer working on the project is using the same server and if it works on your machine it really should work on everyone's. It's also great because once you have it...

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