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Alec Brunelle

Words on React, GraphQL, Next.JS, Cypress, Privacy and Remote Work

Education

Computer Science, University of Toronto

Work

Full Stack Software Developer at Yolk AI

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1 year with Cypress: The Guide to End-To-End Testing πŸš€

We used Percy at the scenario definition level so its complet...

Calm, Private and Healthy, A HEY Email Review

I read the same post today when someone else referred to it m...

Calm, Private and Healthy, A HEY Email Review

Hi Ben, Gmail still loads pixel trackers client-side. They a...

Calm, Private and Healthy, A HEY Email Review

Hi Luke, As far I know, this is not true. Gmail does load im...

Calm, Private and Healthy, A HEY Email Review

Good question! I am paying for Fastmail right now. I haven'...

What are some side project suggestions?

Ya! The idea is to have a calendar/auth agnostic solution t...

What are some side project suggestions?

I'm working on a self-hosted Calendly alternative written in ...

A Better Way to use GraphQL Fragments in React

So cool Relay supports this! I wish Apollo have more support ...

A Better Way to use GraphQL Fragments in React

Wow 😯 Thanks for the informative comment! That’s so neat that...

Quit Google Analytics, Self-hosted Gatsby Statistics with Ackee

Haven't tested against another analytics service but that i...

How does deployment work at your organization?

Push docker images to Docker Hub on merge to master, then d...

Using Bull.js to manage job queues in a Node.js micro-service stack

Good question. "micro-services" is a bloated term so I did ...

Quit Google Analytics, Self-hosted Gatsby Statistics with Ackee

simpleanalytics.com is a fantastic product and if you are l...

Using Bull.js to manage job queues in a Node.js micro-service stack

I agree. It would take some effort on my end to re-produce ...

Is knowing how to use Docker a prerequisite to becoming a Senior Software Developer?

For devops, this is a must!

Is knowing how to use Docker a prerequisite to becoming a Senior Software Developer?

Knowing a little about all of the tools could be argued is ...

Is knowing how to use Docker a prerequisite to becoming a Senior Software Developer?

Straight to the point, love it πŸ™

Is knowing how to use Docker a prerequisite to becoming a Senior Software Developer?

Totally true!

Jan. 17, 2020: What did you learn this week?

I learned how to migrate existing Typescript codebases over...

Imposter Syndrome Self-diagnosis

Stop comparing yourself to others πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Using Bull.js to manage job queues in a Node.js micro-service stack

Is there something in particular you ran into that made yo...

The Best Parts of The Pragmatic Programmer πŸ“š

20 year anniversary edition released: informit.com/store/pr...

How To Make Money From Your Software Blog Without Hosting Ads πŸ’Έ

The day after I post this, looks like Medium is changing ho...

How To Make Money From Your Software Blog Without Hosting Ads πŸ’Έ

Great addition. Looks like they just launched 2.0 on Produc...

Cypress vs.....

I have used both extensively and the dev experience of Cypr...

How To Make Money From Your Software Blog Without Hosting Ads πŸ’Έ

Mhm, I address this sort of in the piece here saying that f...

On Expectation of Technical Blogging

On making money online by writing β€” it's a dream to have p...

How To Make Money From Your Software Blog Without Hosting Ads πŸ’Έ

It all comes down to value and time imo. I was like yoursel...

Why is streaming while you're developing not so popular?

Very high barrier of entry to understand what’s going on. ...

Why I use Fish Shell over Bash and Zsh 🐟

This is a great addition! Thanks!

Reducing VSCode Memory Consumption

Was waiting for a long time for this kind of post! Amazing!

How do you limit or avoid procrastination?

Todoist is a great to-do app where I write down all of the ...

Testing accessibility with Cypress

Thanks for this. I started to recently use Cypress and I ne...

My "Whoa, I didn't know that!" moments with Jest

+1 for not leaking mocks into global state :)

Which editor do you use when opening files like .bash_profile, etc?

I swear by Micro. It has made editing in the command line a...

Hacking my Honeymoon with JavaScript πŸ¦’

Thank you so much πŸ˜€

Hacking my Honeymoon with JavaScript πŸ¦’

Glad you found it useful πŸ™

DEV Summer Style

All amazing additions, thanks for this.

Resolving tricky situations with git reset and rebase 🧢

Another two fantastic under-rated commands.

Resolving tricky situations with git reset and rebase 🧢

I'll check this out!

Resolving tricky situations with git reset and rebase 🧢

Thanks for the feedback! I am super happy at least one pers...

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