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Alex Gurr

Full stack developer/technical leader πŸš€. I build JavaScript thingymabobs and tweet tech stuff β™₯️~ Head of Engineering @ CloudWave

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React coding challenges - what & why

We actually experimented. We tried stand-alone, but as you sa...

Turning a React app into an installable PWA with offline detection, service workers and theming.

Using the pre built create react app scripts is probably bett...

Turning a React app into an installable PWA with offline detection, service workers and theming.

Hey! I created a new app using the templates command in the g...

How to make Rock Paper Scissors in Javascript

What about adding some code to make computer smarter? It coul...

mixmello - create remixed versions of your Spotify playlists. Open source.

Thanks for the idea for acoustic versions! If you'd care to r...

Spootify. The latest reactJS coding challenge in react-coding-challenges on GitHub.

Hi Fatema. There’s a whole section of the readme about gettin...

React coding challenges - what & why

Hi Gabi, I’ve only just seen this! When I say pairing i mean...

Botty. A basic conversational bot using socket.io and nodeJS (open source).

I've added a new 'Talking to Botty' section to the readme πŸ™Œ ...

Amazone-clone using Reactjs-firebase & stripe payment Integration

Nah, I simply mean mobile responsive. Didn't look great when ...

Amazone-clone using Reactjs-firebase & stripe payment Integration

Nice work. Agree about the Amazon branding. Might also want t...

How to be a better react Developer.

You went straight from 1 to 3 😊 all of this is pretty good....

React coding challenges - what & why

Howdy! Excellent point. Directly modifying is frowned upon a...

Payforabill.com - Aid during this crazy time

Potentially setting up a direct payment to the person via t...

Welcome Thread - v66

Hi everybody! Only just found this thread again after I gla...

Payforabill.com - Aid during this crazy time

Good idea! Doing the bit for the community. UI could do wit...

What is the most challenging part of your daily work that doesn't involve coding?

I agree with Ivan below. You want to be at the point where ex...

What is the most challenging part of your daily work that doesn't involve coding?

For me it's managing 'up'. It's overcoming ridiculous busines...

Can you recommend interesting software engineering blogs you follow?

Medium: medium.com/ JavaScript Weekly: javascriptweekly.com...

From Web Developer to Head of Engineering in under 5 years, AMA

Interesting question! I love development and will always be...

From Web Developer to Head of Engineering in under 5 years, AMA

Taking the initiative. Any developer can get handed a tas...

From Web Developer to Head of Engineering in under 5 years, AMA

I attribute my success to skills and the way I carry myself...

From Web Developer to Head of Engineering in under 5 years, AMA

Excellent question. I'll try and break it down. For me the...

What technologies are you currently learning?

I'm heavily JS but everybody keeps telling me to learn Pyth...

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