Null - The Billion Dollar Mistake

This post is unfinished, I’m trying to write something to go along with the talk I’m scheduled to be doing and figured if I just publish it as it is…I’m more likely to finish it! [Read More]
Tags: musings

Typing Redux Actions and Reducers

I recently worked on a React project where, like a lot of others it seems, we decided to use TypeScript rather than plain old JavaScript. Why? The usual reasons for wanting static typing. For me, I like having the compiler point out my silly mistakes immediately, rather than waiting to... [Read More]

Should you hire contractors?

If you’re trying to hire for a software development team, finding good people in such a high demand industry is incredibly difficult, and you have my sympathy! [Read More]

Why I got into programming

The photo above is of my actual first computer - the Sinclair ZX Spectrum. I don’t have the power supply for it any more so I don’t know if it still works, but I remember the “Q”, “W” and “E” keys stopped working at some point (though that didn’t stop... [Read More]