Hi there, I’m Ryan; a freelance, self-employed web developer — which ultimately means I’m a company of one.
I recently stumbled upon the following tweet from a fellow freelancer that asked — How do you make long-term friends as freelancer?
This really hit home for me, as I can 100% relate with James. I’ve found the continuous job churn as a freelancer tends to create barriers when making friends at work. During my six years of self-employment I’ve struggled to have any work friendships endure past the contract term. …
After months of writing, recording, and editing I have finally published my first online course — React for Beginners: Build and app, and learn the fundamentals.
The course is currently available on the following platforms:
I’m a developer, and I love what I do!
I have been doing this for 10+ years now, and a lot of things have changed since I dipped my toes into programming — Macromedia Flash anyone? Yep, programming for me started with stringing together
MovieClips with sexy code like
goToAndPlay(10)… let’s pour one out for ActionScript folks.🍾🍾
From there it’s been a freight train of new things year after year … from jQuery, Facebook Apps 🤢, HTML5, Backbone, Angular, and React. Let’s not forget a brief foray into Ruby on Rails, good ol’ PHP, Node.js, and the endless string of…
UPDATE: Since this article was published a lot has changed. The majority of the issues I had with TypeScript have been resolved, and it appears that TypeScript has pulled ahead as the tool of choice for JS type checking. I’m even moving my own projects from Flow to TypeScript.
The original version of
react-localize-redux was created based on some work I did on a client project, and although it worked fairly well I knew there was room for improvement. With v2 I was able to realize many of these improvements.