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James Cox

Software Engineer | JavaScript | Rails | React | Redux | HTML | CSS | Material UI

Location Austin, Texas Joined Joined onย  Personal website https://www.jamescox.dev/ github website twitter website

Education

Flatiron School, University of Memphis

Work

Software Engineer at self-employed

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Job Search Update: ๐Ÿ˜”

Alias, I wish I knew your real name so I could properly thank...

TIL - HTML Dialog

Thanks for your comment. I hinted at this in my article this ...

Job Search Update: ๐Ÿ˜”

Thanks! I did the same last summer, firing off applications l...

Job Search Update: ๐Ÿ˜”

You're absolutely right, Andrew! There is no getting around t...

Job Search Update: ๐Ÿ˜”

I hear you. I have been working on building up a client base ...

Job Search Update: ๐Ÿ˜”

I love React. But it's not the end-all, be-all for me. In oth...

Job Search Update: ๐Ÿ˜”

No way! Small world!!! Well, kind of. Seems like loads and lo...

Job Search Update: ๐Ÿ˜”

Thanks, Anders!

Job Search Update: ๐Ÿ˜”

Hi Anders, thanks for your thoughtful response and support! Y...

Job Search Update: ๐Ÿ˜”

Thank you, Oliver! I'm a huge Matrix fan (obviously) so I had...

Job Search Update: ๐Ÿ˜”

Woah! This is awesome. I'm definitely interested in checking ...

Freelancer vs. Company Employee

But ON TOPIC: I tried my hand at freelance (and still am bui...

Freelancer vs. Company Employee

I'm just here for this awesome banner graphic! SO GOOD!

I made 100 CSS loaders for your next project

Well this is just incredible. I am astounded how much you've ...

Array Methods

lol thanks! I always try to write as conversationally and wit...

Array Methods

Thanks!!

Array Methods

Thank you, Andrew! It's still a work in progress in some ways...

How long did you have to wait?

I actually love the idea of trying my hand at a startup. Even...

How long did you have to wait?

One of my teachers in school always preached about how import...

How long did you have to wait?

Annie, thank you for your reply and insight! Open source is...

How long did you have to wait?

Thanks Justin, sorry you're having to deal with all this too....

How long did you have to wait?

Thanks, Stargator, for sharing your experiences. I do under...

How long did you have to wait?

Karan, I definitely agree there is some level of "flukiness"...

How long did you have to wait?

I hear your point! We are ALL waiting for the next thing. Wha...

How long did you have to wait?

While I will agree that I didn't "know any better", I could d...

How long did you have to wait?

I am positive things will definitely turn out for the best! I...

How long did you have to wait?

Sebastian, Thank you for both your kind words and feedback a...

How long did you have to wait?

Dave, Thank you so much for writing such a thorough and insi...

How long did you have to wait?

Thank you, Zane! I am just encouraged that people ARE getting...

How long did you have to wait?

I would be very open to an internship, especially if itโ€™s a p...

How long did you have to wait?

Oh! I would gladly accept a paid internship! Iโ€™m definitely n...

How long did you have to wait?

Thanks for comment. Not gonna lie, you paint a pretty bleak p...

How long did you have to wait?

Thatโ€™s what Iโ€™m starting to understand too. I am going to att...

Flexbox Rocks!

Ah. I see what/why you asked that. My bad! So I thought for ...

Flexbox Rocks!

Thank you! And yes! But I need to change the flex direction...

React Hooks Series: useRef

Thank you for reading and the feedback, Joseph! Funny that y...

I Understand Flexbox!

Yes it is! Thank you for mentioning that. I was planning on r...

I Understand Flexbox!

I have been putting off Grid for a while now. Flexbox was a b...

I Understand Flexbox!

Yep! Already have that one bookmarked and have referred to it...

I Understand Flexbox!

Cloning websites is a great idea and probably an excellent wa...

I Understand Flexbox!

Thank you ๐Ÿ™ I am sure yours will come! For me it was just try...

I Understand Flexbox!

Thanks, Victor! Iโ€™m excited to create something without the ...

I Understand Flexbox!

What is something you've accomplished lately that made you re...

Scroll-to-top Button in vanilla JS (Beginners)

Nice work, ljc! I learned a lot of neat tricks and tips about...

If Rubyโ€™s so Happy, Whatโ€™s %w(a b c)

I remember in early stages of learning Ruby being annoyed be ...

Making Word Clock, A Clock Which Tells The Time With Words

This is highly impressive and creative! I am sure there are b...

React Hooks Series: useEffect

This is a great question, and I want to do some more digging ...

React Hooks Series: useRef

Thank you, Yash!

Top Bootstrap Alternatives

I can definitely see that. Material UI actually gives you sev...

My one-liner event handler function for toggling check boxes state in ReactJS

I have no idea what the โ€œxorโ€ operator is but I am now determ...

Top Bootstrap Alternatives

For me Mateiral UI and its documentation is my preferred comp...

How to Create a Navigation using Flexbox

Nice one, thanks Andrew!

How to Create a Navigation using Flexbox

Oh this is great!!! I assume Ican do this with my Codesandbox...

I participate in js13k this year

Awesome and good luck!! I look forward to following your pr...

Don't Learn JavaScript and React at the Same Time

I was almost the exact opposite. I struggled so much with Jav...

How to Create a Navigation using Flexbox

Youโ€™re welcome! I didnโ€™t know how to do it my first post eith...

How to Create a Navigation using Flexbox

Hi Pinky, this is a really cool idea!! I do have one sugges...

Is "fundamentals first" the best approach to learning web development?

Thanks! Me too! That JavaScript section of my curriculum almo...

Is "fundamentals first" the best approach to learning web development?

In my bootcamp we tackled JavaScript before we got to React, ...

Home "Office"

man sounds like you're living the dream!! I've got a couple o...

Home "Office"

And manage we will!

How we decided to upgrade our JavaScript curriculum to use React Hooks

My school, Flatiron, only taught Class components. If I had t...

How to make an extremely reusable Tooltip component with React โ€” and nothing else

Absolutely! There is always value in "looking under the hood"...

How to make an extremely reusable Tooltip component with React โ€” and nothing else

I love when someone breaks something down you might see from ...

How to Stand Out With Your GitHub Profile

Iโ€™ve been meaning to update mine. Reading this has given me a...

Let's write the most famous JavaScript function together: Array.map

Love this! Great idea to break down commonly used, built-in f...

How to Reverse a String

This is the kind of thought process I absolutely need to impr...

How to Reverse a String

Lol Ruby does some things so much simpler. Still itโ€™s great t...

Welcome Thread - v86

Hey I just joined too!!

React Hooks Series: useState

Thanks! These are some useful tips to know! Iโ€™ll see if I can...

Hello, world! I'm James :)

Thank you, Andrew! Happy to be here!

Welcome Thread - v86

Hey! I am James and I've just moved to Austin, Texas. I'm lo...

Hello, world! I'm James :)

Thanks John! To be honest, I haven't written very much since ...

Hello, world! I'm James :)

Hi Valentin! Touche!

Hello, world! I'm James :)

Thank you, Sanderdebr! That sounds awesome. I am currently id...

A basic JavaScript course is NOT enough - Do these 5 things!

CodeWars and Hackerrank are the two sites I use to practice a...

Hello, world! I'm James :)

Thanks, Liu! I hope I don't dissapoint ;)

Hello, world! I'm James :)

Thank you, Nick! Nice to meet you! I already prefer DEV to Me...

Hello, world! I'm James :)

Thank you, Pholisa! I can't wait to write and share more! I h...

Hello, world! I'm James :)

Paul, Thank you for your compliment and your feedback! I ad...

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