Extreme Makeover: Code Edition


I am a little bit obsessed with writing clean code. Code should be written for future developers (including yourself) and extendability…

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Build a Music Sharing App with Amazon S3 and AWS Amplify


Amazon S3 was the first AWS service I ever used, which I would guess is a pretty common occurrence -- it's pretty simple and allows you to…

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Introducing the AWS Amplify Admin UI: Create an Application Backend in Clicks


I am so, so excited about the brand new Amplify Admin UI, which the team that I'm on at work launched this week. You can create and…

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Getting Started with Storybook: How to Develop React Components Without an App


I wanted to write up some thoughts and a quick tutorial on one of my favorite development tools, Storybook. You can use Storybook which…

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A Web Design Crash Course: From one non-designer to another


I will preface this by saying that I'm not professionally a designer. That being said, I like building pretty things and have had some…

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What is a Web Framework, and Why Should I use one?


"Framework" is a word used a lot in relation to code. So, what even is a framework? When we talk about frameworks, those frameworks normally…

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Building a Full Stack Application with AWS Amplify: A Beginner-Friendly Guide


A few weeks ago, I joined the AWS Amplify team as a Senior Developer Advocate. I am really excited to be working on a product that makes…

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Hasura 101: Building a Realtime Game with Graphql and React


My favorite technology discovery of 2019 was Hasura . It makes getting up and running with a full Postgres + GraphQL backend a breeze…

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