Everything you need to build a kick-ass portfolio site and get hired

If you’re a developer, the portfolio site is your calling card — like the bat signal for Batman. Often, it’s the first thing fresh developers do after finishing a bootcamp, or setting out on a freelance career. A good website makes pitching a project effortless — it can show a…

The ultimate guide to creating a portfolio site for fresh coders

A portfolio website is an essential tool for a programmer

The site serves two purposes — first to highlight any projects a developer may have worked on in the past, second to show off the coding skill of the developer by designing and building the portfolio site itself.

It’s a look inside the mind of the developer. A junior dev…

The pleasures of slow life by the Kampong river

Kampot is Cambodia’s hidden jewel

The Kampong Bay River lazily floats by, plastic bottles bobbing in the stream to alert the fishermen drifting on slow boats of their nets. The stillness in the air is so strong that it is almost stifling. It lingers like the tiny tadpoles dancing on the surface of the water…

Understand the essentials of Stimulus to jump-start your app

Before 2018, the Rails framework was stuck in the past. There was a new, dynamic JavaScript way to separate browser-side and server-side development. The web was suddenly built not out of divs, but out of components. It was a faster, more modular approach. Then, the team behind Rails released Stimulus.

‘Marie Kondo’ your terminal to bring joy back into programming

The best thing about modern JavaScript development is the modularity of different packages that create a framework.

The worst thing about modern JavaScript development is the modularity of different packages that create a framework.

Every time you create a React.js, Gatsby, or even a VanillaJS site that uses Webpacker, the…

Maria Schuessler

Product @ TikTok | Former Full-Stack Dev | Travel Writer | Editor of StirCrazy! Mag | Shanghai-based | mariacodes.io

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