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drew.tech

Writes about bootstrapping products as a solo-founder (http://plzdm.me). Also finance, early-stage marketing, and a little bit of javascript.

Location Austin, TX Joined Joined on  Personal website https://drew.tech github website twitter website

Education

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Work

Senior software engineer at Leafly

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I built a Next.js job board with Next. Find your Next JS dream job!

Hey y'all – the first edition went live yesterday. Check it o...

Deploy your Next.js app to Heroku in 5 minutes

Any reason you prefer Heroku to Vercel here? I find that Ve...

Day 28 of #100DaysOfCode: Create the Proxy for Next.js application

I'd highly recommend avoiding custom servers in Next.js appli...

Next.js - the future of React?

Hey, great article. Wanted to point out that Next does suppo...

GatsbyJS vs NextJS — Which one to choose when?

With the addition of Incremental Static Regeneration in Next....

Add Google Analytics through GTM (Google Tag Manager) on Next.js

I did this awhile back and forgot to make the event "non-inte...

3,000+ words on why you should use Next.js

For the folks reading this wondering "how can I measure perfo...

3,000+ words on why you should use Next.js

SSR isn't really the only option for Next.js apps anymore. Ha...

3,000+ words on why you should use Next.js

Super fair point about the documentation lacking in that area...

3,000+ words on why you should use Next.js

I left you a TLDR at the very top 🙂

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

Nice - I'm all for simple. Good luck on the writing more th...

5 Reasons for Doing Microfrontends

I love the idea of micro frontends. The perks you mention a...

Blogging on DEV: canonical URL or intro+link to blog?

I have a personal blog but I always post the full post on DEV...

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

Thanks for reading! Don’t feel pressured to blog, though. ...

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

I like the ability to extend Strapi. That’s what made it at...

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

Hi Joe! I’ll look into that right now. The link just deploy...

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

Love the performance too! 🙂

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

Thanks!! I've used Strapi before. What do you think of it? ...

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

My blog journey started with learning Gatsby while blogging...

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

The graphic is from James Clear. He wrote Atomic Habits - I...

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

I always post my content to dev 🙂 love this community. I ...

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

Thank you for reading! What’s one thing I could change to m...

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

I love notion! Would still be using it if it had zapier int...

How to build your own blog in 2020 today

That’s correct! Thanks for catching that. This post is at...

CCPA: Are you making changes?

I’m not making any changes for my personal sites, but the c...

How to Send Email with Vercel Domain through GSuite

Let me know when you have this available! I would love to t...

Turn off your notifications

p.s. - this includes Slack & Teams as well!

Thoughts on No-Code?

I like the idea of using it for landing pages!

A Quick Dive Into Firebae (Firebase)

Thanks! I'm building with node right now so this is perfect...

The golden age of SaaS

Appreciate you sharing! Regret is a great motivator.

What was your win this week?

Shipped a bunch of progress on a side project 🎉🎉

Thoughts on No-Code?

I like the prototype idea a lot. I think no-code is also a ...

A Quick Dive Into Firebae (Firebase)

I'm using Firebase right now on quickerquestions.com, but I'v...

Thoughts on No-Code?

I think no-code tools can be useful, but anyone saying "onl...

Building Great Software Incrementally with Analytics - Part One

Thanks! I posted it internally, need to make it more generi...

Starting a Startup: A 5-Step Framework for Picking Tech

I do the same thing with learning new frameworks! It’s a go...

What words we should avoid?

It’s not perfect, that’s for certain.

What words we should avoid?

I’m bad at knowing this, so I paid for Grammarly premium 😅

How to mimic componentDidUpdate() with React Hooks

This was a good way of explaining it. Thanks for sharing yo...

Figma just leveled up

Their plugin ecosystem is a game changer.

Looking for Honest Feedback on My Personal Website

Curios why you wrote your own MVC framework. Was it a learnin...

Spotify uses Svelte, do you?

I did a little bit of backbone right before I did some knoc...

Spotify uses Svelte, do you?

I like that post a lot. I think it makes some excellent poi...

Spotify uses Svelte, do you?

You are right! Support from Company XYZ is not enough of a ...

Spotify uses Svelte, do you?

I did a small little tutorial using Svelte and was pretty i...

Would you want an "imposter" on your team?

The good ol’ Dunning Kruger curve en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

Coding challenges in interviews

Our entire process (minus commute) was less than four hours...

Are We Going to See Metadata > Data Someday?!

Twitter annoys me with how custom they went for their meta ...

Would you want an "imposter" on your team?

I think I’d rather work with someone who feels like an impo...

What's the most fun part of your job?

Anytime something moves from an idea to being real. depl...

Coding challenges in interviews

We did take-home tests for awhile at my last company. We fo...

What is your debugging approach?

I just debugged some CI/CD issues this AM. For me, devops d...

What’s your favorite headless CMS?

I would love to know more about your setup before recommend...

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