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  1. Top ten pull request review mistakes Jan 25

    I’ve worked on a whole lot of GitHub-hosted projects, whether personal, open-source, or on contract. Sometimes using the public GitHub, and other times GitHub Enterprise. But one thing is the same: it... Read more »

  2. Static site generation with Gatsby.js 2016 Apr 19

    I’ve been on the web for a long time. I was hand-editing HTML with Notepad all the way back in 1997, uploading to jps.net or Geocities via FTP with my parents’ 14.4 kbit/s modem. So I have a lot of... Read more »

  3. Practical Gatsby.js 2016 Apr 21

    So you want to use React.js to build your site, and you want to deploy just static files? Gatsby.js is a great choice! But it’s dangerous to go alone - take these hard-won tips! Read more »

  4. The dangerous cliffs of Node.js 2015 Feb 11

    It’s not all roses in the world of Node.js. In fact, more than just about every other platform I’ve used, it can feel like a precarious mountain path with a long cliff below. Yes, it features some... Read more »

  5. ESLint Part 1: Exploration 2016 Jun 14

    I recently spent some time to review my ESLint setup. It’s got lots of rules, and a healthy ecosystem of plugins. It’s intimidating! Maybe I can help you make some sense of it… Read more »

  6. Hands-on with CircleCI and Node.js 2016 Jul 25

    If you’ve been watching my @scottnonnenberg/notate repo on Github, you might have noticed quite a bit of churn related to setting up CircleCI. I learned quite a lot, and I’m passing all of that on to... Read more »

  7. Node.js is not magical 2014 Dec 09

    All the cool kids are using Node.js these days. But perhaps more interesting, big companies are using it too. In the spring, I contracted with Walmart Labs and saw it firsthand. They’re getting good... Read more »

  8. Star Wars Cards! 2016 Mar 10

    It might surprise you to hear that I was obsessed with Star Wars when I was young. But it’ll probably surprise you more that in 2015 I delved into the world of Ebay collectibles and rebuilt my... Read more »

  9. ESLint Part 3: Analysis 2016 Jun 21

    I’ve already spoken about my initial ESLint explorations (Part 1) and contributions (Part 2). For Part 3, let’s get a little deeper. Why use ESLint in the first place? Why is it so hard for a group... Read more »

  10. This blog is now open source! 2016 Jul 05

    I just open-sourced this blog, based on the Gatsby static site generator. Very meta! You could be reading this on GitHub! I thought I’d walk through some of the more interesting details, and exactly... Read more »

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Hi, I'm Scott. I've been in software a long time, and during most of that time I have worked to bridge the people/tech divide. Contact me if your company needs training, coding, or just an experienced outside perspective!