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Seth Corker

My main focus is JavaScript specialising in frontend UI with React. I like to explore different frameworks and technologies in my spare time. Learning languages (programming and real life) is a blast.

Education

Bachelor of Design Innovation in Media Design, Victoria University of Wellington

Work

Full Stack Software Engineer at Zego

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Page Transitions in Next.js with Framer Motion

Framer motion is free to use github.com/framer/motion. Frame...

Page Transitions in Next.js with Framer Motion

I believe so but you’d want to use a library to integrate it ...

ABCs for Web Developers

C is for CSS, our favourite little language of the web.

GROQ vs. GraphQL?

Have you used GROQ before? Thanks for the link, I’m leaning ...

ABCs for Web Developers

A and B are now out!

ABCs for Web Developers

I’ve included an embedded video to alleviate this and will co...

ABCs for Web Developers

Thanks for letting me know, I’ll see how I can make this more...

Page Transitions in Next.js with Framer Motion

If you're enjoying animation with Framer Motion but need to i...

How we improved website performance by 24% with 3 unusual changes

Which are your preferred tools to monitor performance over ti...

React devs, why did you start using React?

It’s always fun to try something different!

React devs, why did you start using React?

It’s always good to keep your mind open to new things. It’...

React devs, why did you start using React?

My favourite is when I get LinkedIn messages about jobs req...

React devs, why did you start using React?

It’s funny how things pan out. I remember a lot of buzz aro...

React devs, why did you start using React?

Great! I’ve heard some similar stories of developers findin...

React devs, why did you start using React?

Was this during the massive change between Angular versions...

React devs, why did you start using React?

How did you find the change? Do you still prefer or miss an...

React devs, why did you start using React?

Great to hear! I’m happy you learnt something that was imme...

React devs, why did you start using React?

If that’s happened, it’s probably for the best. If they can...

React devs, why did you start using React?

I knew a bit about React but you're right, the driving forc...

React devs, why did you start using React?

I agree, for simple things plain JS or jQuery is actually a...

React devs, why did you start using React?

I appreciate the honesty 😂 Is there another library/framewo...

What's the biggest tech-stack change you've had?

That’s definitely the takeaway, everything has its benefits...

What's the biggest tech-stack change you've had?

That’s quite a change. I’ve heard C++ is a much different l...

What's the biggest tech-stack change you've had?

Those are some big changes. It’s great you’re learning a lo...

What's the biggest tech-stack change you've had?

Wow, that's a big difference. I didn't realise it could tak...

What's the biggest tech-stack change you've had?

How did you find the move from JS to TypeScript? Do you pre...

What's the biggest tech-stack change you've had?

Which do you prefer, do you miss anything in React or love ...

What's the biggest tech-stack change you've had?

How did you find the shift? Do you miss any features of C# ...

Making Magic in Framer Motion 2

To accompany this article, I've made a short run-through. T...

Making Magic in Framer Motion 2

Edit: This article has been updated to reflect API changes ...

Making Magic in Framer Motion 2

I haven't used GSAP for a long time and never with React so...

Do you prefer video or written coding tutorials?

I’ve experimented with adding small embedded videos that wo...

Spinner Animation in React

Yep, thanks for adding an example. It’s very easy with CSS,...

Do you prefer video or written coding tutorials?

I like video content and articles. Depends on the topic or ...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

That’s interesting to hear, coming from React I found flutt...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

Good article and good points. The ability to share business...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

That’s a great point, supporting mid or low end phones with...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

That’s a great point. Different paradigms exist for differe...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

You have an interesting argument, I think the business logic ...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

That’s fair enough. You make some good points. I love React...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

The community seems to be growing very fast (the benefit of...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

I’ve used flutter a bit, I made a prototype and it was real...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

I thought it was unnecessary too but after looking into it ...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

I think mobile development is a complete spectrum now. You ...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

WebAssembly brings many possibilities on the web. I think i...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

That's an interesting angle. There definitely seems to be a...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

Sounds like you came up with a great solution to solve the ...

React Devs, Why don't you use React Native for Web?

Thanks for you response, those gut reactions are good insig...

Framer Motion Bouncing Ball Animation

I’m working on something new. ...

A simple loading animation with Framer Motion

If you’d like to see something specific in React or Framer ...

Animations in React - Getting started with Framer Motion

I've made a tutorial on React Router Page Transitions. It c...

Animations in React - Getting started with Framer Motion

That sounds like a great idea! Thanks for the suggestion.

Animations in React - Getting started with Framer Motion

I'm planning on creating more tutorials with video at the c...

What is Reason?

Interoperability can be very challenging depending on the h...

Harnessing the Page Visibility API with React

Good catch! Right now it would fire the event every render ...

Using the Fullscreen API with React

Thanks, I’m glad you liked it. My aim is to try and illumin...

What was your first programming language and why?

That’s so cool, I think that is the power of programming! M...

What was your first programming language and why?

That looks like a great resource, I haven’t come across thi...

What was your first programming language and why?

Do you remember any programs you made as a child and do you...

What was your first programming language and why?

It's interesting to see the different languages in differen...

What was your first programming language and why?

That's so cool, I completely missed this technology.

What was your first programming language and why?

Was it difficult finding resources in your native language ...

What was your first programming language and why?

That's a unique introduction, I remember the days of 56K an...

What was your first programming language and why?

Thanks for your story, I'm always interested in how people ...

What was your first programming language and why?

Nice, do you still use PHP today? How has it changed since ...

What was your first programming language and why?

You've made your stance on VBScript, JavaScript, and Perl c...

What was your first programming language and why?

Nice, that sounds familiar! Do you still use C++ in any cap...

What was your first programming language and why?

That may be but it's had an undeniable impact on the web.

What was your first programming language and why?

Great points, thanks for sharing your insight. Python seems...

What was your first programming language and why?

Definitely, the thing that attracted me to the web is that ...

What was your first programming language and why?

It must have been very rewarding to help out with Hour of C...

What was your first programming language and why?

Awesome stuff, is ClojureScript a new addition to the stack...

What was your first programming language and why?

What's your language of choice?

What was your first programming language and why?

That's a really interesting journey, it sounds like you've ...

What was your first programming language and why?

Do you still program today or are you more focused on techn...

What was your first programming language and why?

Thanks for sharing your journey. Do you think your early ex...

What was your first programming language and why?

That's a lot of variation. It sounds like you chose languag...

What was your first programming language and why?

There is a wealth of knowledge about programming these days...

What was your first programming language and why?

That an interesting journey! What did I learn from all of...

What was your first programming language and why?

I learned Java in University, It's definitely a popular lan...

What was your first programming language and why?

Glad you found a language that works for you! You say you c...

What was your first programming language and why?

Computers like the Apple // came with a programming languag...

What was your first programming language and why?

I remember QuickBasic! What got you interested in programmi...

What was your first programming language and why?

Do you still use Java today?

What was your first programming language and why?

What got you interested in PHP? Was it the next logical ste...

What was your first programming language and why?

That's cool, never heard of chuck before. Did it inspire yo...

What was your first programming language and why?

Have you used Pascal recently or do you mainly use C# now?

Reasons developers avoid CSS

Couldn't agree with you more! In my experience, there is a...

Reasons developers avoid CSS

Thanks for taking the time to comment. It sounds like a c...

Reasons developers avoid CSS

Thanks Brian, you make some great arguments. Namespacing ...

Reasons developers avoid CSS

Great points. CSS can be tricky to master and isn't always ...

Reasons developers avoid CSS

I'm sorry you had such a difficult time, I don't think CSS ...

Reasons developers avoid CSS

I like CSS too, there are certainly some quirks but I think...

Reasons developers avoid CSS

Just to be clear, this post is based on the perception of C...

Reasons developers avoid CSS

I agree with you wholeheartedly, I'm fairly proficient at C...

Reasons developers avoid CSS

That's great to hear, although "hacking" is the term I enco...

Reasons developers avoid CSS

CSS can be difficult to tackle but it's not insurmountable,...

What is the biggest mistake new developers make when learning CSS?

That’s a great tip! The boring fundamentals are easy to ski...

Are you really using JavaScript?

Abstraction is definitely part of it, making JS more ergono...

Are you really using JavaScript?

A great point! It’s interesting that there now exists a sp...

Are you really using JavaScript?

I’ve played around with F# but I haven’t properly tried the...

Are you really using JavaScript?

Great insight, looks like you’ve experimented a lot. The ec...

What is the biggest mistake new developers make when learning CSS?

I know it’s a big topic but thanks for sharing those great ...

What is the biggest mistake new developers make when learning CSS?

Interesting to hear how your understanding evolved over tim...

Are you really using JavaScript?

Okay, I take your quote to mean that writing plain JS is op...

What is the biggest mistake new developers make when learning CSS?

Well said. I try to follow this idea too, I’ve definitely c...

Are you really using JavaScript?

Great list, there are some languages I didn’t know could co...

Are you really using JavaScript?

All great points! There are many different technologies we ...

Are you really using JavaScript?

I have used some source to source compilers in the past to ...

Are you really using JavaScript?

Do you/have you used Opal in the past? What is the biggest ...

Why CSS is difficult to get right?

That's a valid point. I've made a correction to the article...

Why CSS is difficult to get right?

BEM was created in an attempt to solve issues with CSS at s...

Why CSS is difficult to get right?

You are correct, all modern browsers support CSS variables ...

What is the biggest mistake new developers make when learning CSS?

Great points, I think cascading is the most powerful and mi...

What is the biggest mistake new developers make when learning CSS?

That’s definitely something English speakers have to be awa...

What is the biggest mistake new developers make when learning CSS?

Definitely, I think jQuery made working with the DOM easy t...

What is the biggest mistake new developers make when learning CSS?

That’s really interesting, I’ve heard of beginners learning...

What is the biggest mistake new developers make when learning CSS?

Are there any resources or frameworks you recommend? I kno...

Self-hosted Website Analytics without breaching user's privacy

What privacy focused alternatives do you recommend? Reply s...

Seo is my worst skill, what’s yours?

The biggest challenge for me is actually finishing a side p...

Efficiently Rendering Lists in React

Thanks for bringing this up, I've updated the gist.

Useful Tools for Developers

Good picks. Zeit Now Looks cool, I’m pretty happy with Netl...

Which do you prefer? ESLint or Prettier or both?

ESLint is definitely useful (Using Airbnb’s configuration w...

Welcome Thread - v30

Hi 👋, I am a remote developer working on large React apps ...

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