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jen chan

New media artist, design-flavoured developer. front end focused. I want to learn all the things 👻

Location Toronto, ON Joined Joined on  Personal website http://jenchan.biz github website twitter website

Education

the coding rainbow

Work

Solutions & UX Developer at Smile CDR

"How good am I?" Reflections on 5th year designer-developer doldrums

"How good am I?" Reflections on 5th year designer-developer doldrums

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Differential Loading for Legacy Browser Support in Angular 9

Differential Loading for Legacy Browser Support in Angular 9

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A Stab at Performance Testing with Intersection Observer and Scroll events

A Stab at Performance Testing with Intersection Observer and Scroll events

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How to be anti-racist , according to Black folks who work in tech

How to be anti-racist , according to Black folks who work in tech

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On Being Wrong

On Being Wrong

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Running IE 11 with VirtualBox on Mac

Running IE 11 with VirtualBox on Mac

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Challenge: Cross-browser testing for IE11 and IE Edge on Mac for free

Challenge: Cross-browser testing for IE11 and IE Edge on Mac for free

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What is helpful, if you want to help

What is helpful, if you want to help

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How To Plan Scalable CSS for Large Projects?

How To Plan Scalable CSS for Large Projects?

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What are you going to do if/when your position gets automated?

What are you going to do if/when your position gets automated?

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Discuss: When Is It Ok To Mutate?

Discuss: When Is It Ok To Mutate?

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First Impressions: learning Angular after React/Redux

First Impressions: learning Angular after React/Redux

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JS Array Manipulation Quirks

JS Array Manipulation Quirks

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How I Approach Whiteboard Interviews

How I Approach Whiteboard Interviews

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Discuss: React Hooks and Life After the Container-Component Pattern

Discuss: React Hooks and Life After the Container-Component Pattern

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On Being Fired

On Being Fired

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Approachable Post-Termination Mindsets

Approachable Post-Termination Mindsets

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A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp

A laundry list of things I never heard of from bootcamp

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What's a song that illustrates your coding journey?

What's a song that illustrates your coding journey?

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I'm jen chan, and I support people who don't have my opportunities.

I'm jen chan, and I support people who don't have my opportunities.

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Watching the future of coding accelerate into a simulated black hole

Watching the future of coding accelerate into a simulated black hole

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Hack or maybe not: "Deleting" master when it gets too big

Hack or maybe not: "Deleting" master when it gets too big

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What I Learned From Trying To Be a Team Player For 2 Years

What I Learned From Trying To Be a Team Player For 2 Years

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Removing Accidentally Committed Files From Remote History

Removing Accidentally Committed Files From Remote History

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Imposter Syndrome in Diagrams

Imposter Syndrome in Diagrams

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Slid on ice, body-slammed my new Macbook Air. What should I check for?

Slid on ice, body-slammed my new Macbook Air. What should I check for?

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Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?

Sh*tpost: can we stop saying "syntactic sugar"?

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What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow

What should production CSS look like? Share your layout-to-web workflow

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Hastily Deploying a Node App on NearlyFreeSpeech.net (Mac OS)

Hastily Deploying a Node App on NearlyFreeSpeech.net (Mac OS)

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Dumb Breakthrough moment: JSON Object Array Access

Dumb Breakthrough moment: JSON Object Array Access

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How to start contributing to open source as a junior or newbie?

How to start contributing to open source as a junior or newbie?

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What I learned from only using Select in PostgreSQL

What I learned from only using Select in PostgreSQL

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When you realize you’re at the bottom of a very steep gradient.

When you realize you’re at the bottom of a very steep gradient.

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Well hey, I'm still coding.

Well hey, I'm still coding.

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5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles

5 Unusual Test Questions I Got While Interviewing for Web Dev Roles

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What I Learned From Not Planning A Web App (from start to finish)

What I Learned From Not Planning A Web App (from start to finish)

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Hi, I'm jen chan

Hi, I'm jen chan

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