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Ben Holmes

GA Tech grad and full stack web dev all about good design, good music, and good code

Education

BS in CS @Georgia Tech

Work

Fullstack web developer at Peloton

Understanding single page apps & client-side routing

Understanding single page apps & client-side routing

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Grabbing subsets of JS object properties with... GraphQL?

Grabbing subsets of JS object properties with... GraphQL?

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Sexy, accessible show-hide animations in any web framework

Sexy, accessible show-hide animations in any web framework

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Want CSS variables in media query declarations? Try this!

Want CSS variables in media query declarations? Try this!

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How ES Modules have redefined web development

How ES Modules have redefined web development

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I'm building a new home outside of DEV. Here's why (and where to find me!)

I'm building a new home outside of DEV. Here's why (and where to find me!)

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4 Git shortcuts that define my workflow

4 Git shortcuts that define my workflow

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4 Conference talks that changed my perspective as a web dev

4 Conference talks that changed my perspective as a web dev

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Another way to understand JavaScript's array.reduce

Another way to understand JavaScript's array.reduce

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A shiny-on-hover effect that follows your mouse (CSS) ✨

A shiny-on-hover effect that follows your mouse (CSS) ✨

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Mocking browser APIs (fetch, localStorage, Dates...) the easy way with Jest

Mocking browser APIs (fetch, localStorage, Dates...) the easy way with Jest

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Leaving Notion to build a second brain in VS Code

Leaving Notion to build a second brain in VS Code

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The web dev tools that helped me get s*** done in 2020

The web dev tools that helped me get s*** done in 2020

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NextJS, Contentful CMS, GraphQL, oh my!

NextJS, Contentful CMS, GraphQL, oh my!

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Understanding the spectrum of CSS frameworks

Understanding the spectrum of CSS frameworks

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Writing a state machine in one line with TypeScript

Writing a state machine in one line with TypeScript

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Introducing my new personal site, a static SPA built without a framework 🚀

Introducing my new personal site, a static SPA built without a framework 🚀

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How you can (sort of) write SASS @mixins in plain CSS

How you can (sort of) write SASS @mixins in plain CSS

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The power of SvelteJS: building an animated image carousel in <30 lines of code ✨

The power of SvelteJS: building an animated image carousel in <30 lines of code ✨

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The web dev tools that helped me get s*** done in 2019. Plus, a thank you!

The web dev tools that helped me get s*** done in 2019. Plus, a thank you!

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HTML5 tags - how do they work, and which ones should I use?

HTML5 tags - how do they work, and which ones should I use?

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What I learned planning and building an MVP as a frontend dev at Peloton

What I learned planning and building an MVP as a frontend dev at Peloton

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Using Typescript string enums? Consider string literals!

Using Typescript string enums? Consider string literals!

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How much CSS should you know to use a CSS framework?

How much CSS should you know to use a CSS framework?

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How to revert your git commits without panicking

How to revert your git commits without panicking

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How using CSS variables helped me cut down on JavaScript

How using CSS variables helped me cut down on JavaScript

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Students in web dev: what has been your best learning experience, and why was it effective?

Students in web dev: what has been your best learning experience, and why was it effective?

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Git + GitHub Best Practices for Teams (Opinionated)

Git + GitHub Best Practices for Teams (Opinionated)

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Let CSS frameworks empower you, not control you

Let CSS frameworks empower you, not control you

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A neat DIY solution to animating on scroll (for any framework)

A neat DIY solution to animating on scroll (for any framework)

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Why I'm using Surge and not GitHub Pages

Why I'm using Surge and not GitHub Pages

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