# Recent Blog Posts
What Are Higher-Order Components in React?
Higher-order components are one of React's most popular design patterns, allowing you to define reusable stateful l... Read this post →
6 Ways to Undo Changes in Git
If you ever find yourself in a sticky situation with git, don't panic. Here are six simple ways you can undo change... Read this post →
Does Web Performance Matter? It Depends.
Some big brands have a slow page load speed, but they still rank well on Google. So does web performance even matter? Read this post →
Responsive Aspect Ratios in CSS with Percent Padding
Learn how to give any element on your page a responsive aspect ratio, using a CSS trick with percentage padding. Read this post →
Hesitation Is Defeat
After a one-year hiatius from Sekiro, I returned to face the final boss—and, through painful persistence, triumphed. Read this post →
# Popular Blog Posts
Goodbye, GitHub Pages—Hello, Netlify
GitHub Pages is a great option for hosting your site... until it isn't. Here's why I moved to Netlify. Read this post →
Creating a Responsive Navbar Without Bootstrap
Want to create a navbar that works on mobile and desktop? Ditch the frameworks—in this tutorial, we'll create a res... Read this post →
How to Add a Copy-to-Clipboard Button to Your Jekyll Blog
Learn how to add a copy-to-clipboard button to your Jekyll blog using some clever Liquid templating and just a few ... Read this post →
Getting Started with Jekyll and GitHub Pages: Your First Website
Jekyll is a static site generator that makes it easy for you to create a website. Learn how to get started with Jek... Read this post →
Finite State Machine (FSM) Tutorial: Implementing an FSM in C++
Finite state machines (FSMs) are used in lots of different situations to model complex entity state. In this finite... Read this post →
How to Set up Create React App with TypeScript, Ant Design, LESS, CSS Modules, and ESLint
Enjoy a better dev experience by setting up React with TypeScript, customizing the Ant Design theme with LESS and C... Read this post →
Outer Wilds: Stop and Smell the Pine Trees
On the surface, Outer Wilds is a space exploration game. But peel back the layers, and it's a captivating and philo... Read this post →
Learn to Code Without Wasting Time & Money
A discussion of the things that beginner programmers tend to get wrong, as well as concrete suggestions for what th... Read this post →
# Software Projects
I have experience with a wide range of stacks and enjoy working on projects that have a strong UI/UX component. Below is just some of the work that I'm proud of. Got a project in mind? Get in touch!
Text editor developed with the Qt framework. Features standard file operations, syntax highlighting, brace autocomplete, and auto-indentation.
A mobile app that provides easy access to cattle records for the VanWagner Cattle farm.
- mobile dev
A database-driven web app that lets you explore U.S. gun crimes for 2013–2018.
Embody is a top-down dungeon crawler inspired by the Binding of Isaac where you can possess slain enemies to assume their model, stats, and weapon.
Want to see more of my work?
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