Monthly Archives: March 2017

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Ooh, Nice Font!

Category : Coding

I’ve been studying React and drooling over the font Dan Abramov and Wes Bos are using in their demos. It’s regular monospaced for most of your code, but the comments are script. Wow.

You can get it here:
Operator Mono

But it’s $199 at the lowest price. I’m not a designer, so ~$200 is too expensive for me.

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The Best Tech Stack Ever

Category : Meteor , React

—Meteor—

Why did I choose Meteor:

Naive Reasons:

  1. Easy to set up, has all the boilerplate for a Full Stack JS Engineer:
    built in task runner, server, compilers and preprocessors
  2. Real-time reactivity is baked in.
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Using Yarn with Meteor

Category : Meteor

Yarn’s the npm with a memory; and Meteor is the JavaScript, reactive, database everywhere, platform of your dreams. Too bad they didn’t ‘just work’ together on Windows.

Installing Yarn globally with the meteor install yarn -g command doesn’t add the meteor yarn command, as it does on other OS’s. If you use Yarn outside of meteor yarn, you have to make sure they are in the same Node environment, or you may run into errors like this…

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Mem’o’ize

Category : Coding

Well whaddya know? A knew word! A mispelling, I think knot.

The first time I had read this, while reading a React blog article, the author had misspelled the word ‘height’ in a block of CSS code, not more than 4 lines above, so I thought he’d also misspelled the word ‘memorize’.

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