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Kirk Shillingford

Full Stack Functional Programmer focused on Accessibility, Testing, and Documentation/Technical Writing. Trying to be less clever and more kind. He/Him

Education

B.E. in Environmental Engineering, CUNY

Work

Manager of Software Development and Customer Support

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7 Useful Tools Written in Haskell

A fun and informative read as always. Great job!

CSS Halloween: The Code is Sus.

Incredible work!

Coffementation: Documenting Virtual Coffee

Thank you for the excellent work, Chris!

Optimizing pull request for developer happiness

This is excellent!

June 17th, 2021: What did you learn this week?

A bit late, but I spent a bit of time getting more familiar w...

Newbie's Guide to AI Resources

Lovely first post. Welcome to dev :)

Notes on “Ramping Up at Your First Developer Job”

Excellent report!

Stand-up

This is so awesome Chris! Thanks for putting this together!

Full-tilt Driven Development: Unleashing the Optimist Within (with realistic expectations)

I like this perspective. Thank you for the write up

Moving From Tailwind To Vanilla-er CSS

Bookmarking this for viewing later. If I ever get this advanc...

Grokking Traversable

Clearest explanation of this concept I've seen so far. I stum...

April 22nd, 2021: What did you learn this week?

I learned Dev has a pretty solid API which I can use for inte...

Learning Rust

Looking forward to watching you Learn In Public. Good luck bu...

Grokking Applicatives

I love this series so much! Your explanations are great! Appl...

April 9th, 2021: What did you learn this week?

I learn about using graph theory to solve problems! dev.to/k...

Comparing Elm with Reflex

I really appreciate this write up. I'm a fan of Elm on the fr...

Lessons I've Learned from 100 Virtual Coffees

Virtual Coffee has taught me so much, it feels like I'll neve...

TypeScript Type Guards and Type Predicates

I've been looking for a good explanation as to when to use ty...

10+ Free And Affordable Resources To Learn Frontend Web Development

Did not know about some of these. Thanks for the write up, Ay...

7 Tech Talks That Actually Made A Difference

Thank you for commenting and sharing. Hickey is such a legend...

March 19th, 2021: What did you learn this week?

Solving coding challenges with parser combinators! github.c...

Just In Time Learning

Definitely needed to read this today. Great stuff :)

Toggle Dark Mode in React

I will 100% be referencing this article multiple times. Thank...

TIGEW: MySQL Views

I love this series idea. Also great intro to views!

Dev Environment SSL

Great post. Super useful stuff. Will try this on my next proj...

What's the weirdest job a recruiter has called about?

Did you take the job though? Cuz if I saw "Train Driver" on y...

2020: A Year in Review

It's been so great to watch your journey this year, do cool s...

Highlights from a Year of Virtual Events

Absolutely one of the best parts of 2020 was getting to work ...

Getting Started with Azure Service Bus Queues & ASP.NET Core - Part 2

I really appreciate this kind of targeted technical article. ...

The Sylar Project V 0.0.1

I love this initiative. Checking out the repo now.

Navigating the World of Web Development

Thank you for sharing. I think a lot of newer developers can ...

Why Do Most Programming Languages Count From Zero?

Concise, fun, and informative! Always nice to learn new thing...

Git Workflow Etiquette

I love this article so much and I'm so happy you wrote it. Th...

Connecting now...

Thanks for sharing Chris. Big agree on the digital networking...

Why are you learning Elm?

I want to make and design websites. But the current model o...

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