The year 2020 was tough on everyone. A few times I lost my inspiration and motivation. But I also built some cool stuff and connected with people.
This post covers some of those highlights.
I got in the habit of blogging a lot. I had enthusiastic responses on my two most popular posts of 2020:
I got really into Functional Programming this year and did a 6-part post series on it.
I learnt how to use Vue and TypeScript. And then combined them here:
I also learnt a lot about Lambdas, queues and Terraform as part of my job.
I mentored a few people at work. I coached some outside work like on how to build a Jekyll site.
I contributed to a lot of open source repos, which is rewarding and good use of my skills around something bigger than my problems and knowledge.
I figured out way of view all the Pull Requests I made that got merged into the original repo owned by someone else.
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I came up with new Jekyll-based projects to collect code samples and links, to make my life easier and to share my knowledge with others.