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Articles to help you write code, build businesses and other advice from over 30 years lived
Recently Read #2 - Ireland's dark past, an entrepreneur who pioneered wind energy and how browsers work
High-Performance Browser Networking by Ilya Grigorik, The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli, Dangerous Visionary by Eddie O'Connor and Republic of Shame by Caelainn Hogan
How to Setup Storybook with Rails View Components in under 10 Minutes
Component driven design is one of the best things to come out of the ReactJS framework, and Storybook is an excellent way for a team to collaborate on new features while also conforming to a team style guide.
Help Me To End Child Marriage Through Education
For my birthday, I am donating money to charities focused on ending child marriage at the links down below. Please help me by either donating or sharing on social media. If you want to understand my motivation, read away but if you instead want to take action, scroll down to the bottom.
Will Your Idea Get Stolen? Blunt Advice About NDAs
People worry about having their ideas stolen. I've signed more NDA's than I care to remember. Potential clients come to me with an idea for an app or website and then refuse to tell me anything unless I sign a piece of paper.
Do you need someone to build you an app or website? Here's some advice:
Asking a Software Developer or a designer how long something is going to take is a hard question. Time spent on actually writing the code is not how long someone has spent thinking about it, starting it, restarting it or even procrastinating on it (and procrastination can be an important part of the building process).