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Wayne Smallman

Addicted to learning everything there is (except tax law and OAuth), often to be found contemplating the infinite when not building the Under Cloud.

Work

Owner & Founder at Under Cloud

Work status

I'm looking for work!

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Hunting For A Vision

Look for the struggle and the strife in what people do in the...

What are you struggling with? (frontend)

I've narrowed it down to something in Vue rather than Node A...

What are you struggling with? (frontend)

First, assetGraph() is called, via the API: 'use strict' l...

When That Inevitable Refactor Calls Your Name

Hi Alex, it could be worth reaching out to podcasting experts...

What are you struggling with? (frontend)

I didn't want to go into too much detail in case you weren't ...

What are you struggling with? (frontend)

Hi Andi! I've rebuilt an application in Vue, Node and so on ...

What technology to learn?

I often recommend Elastic, because it's an amazing, simple to...

I Understand Flexbox!

Congratulations, now explain this madness to me.

Let's talk productivity tools!

in my head for the most part, but Trello if I have to delega...

Uses Cases for Machine Learning?

Lots, it would seem, but that's the problem: If the communi...

How to make your express API more secure with helmet

It could be that I'm using a version that didn't do it by def...

A Beginner's Reference to SQL vs. NoSQL

I have more or less the same data in Elastic as what's in MyS...

A Beginner's Reference to SQL vs. NoSQL

I use MySQL for the actual data, Redis for sessions, caching,...

I’m a certified Associate Cloud Engineer!

Congratulations!

What actions you should take when you are stuck on a coding problem

I'd add… 5. take a break, go do something else, and return to...

A couple tips for working from home

Yeah, while there's a lot of talk regarding social distancing...

Finding time for side projects

Hi Jesse, great to see you're sticking it out! I do enjoy do...

Which Language do you Find the hardest ?

Almost embarrassed to admit this … scrap that, I an embarrass...

How to make your express API more secure with helmet

Hi Gabriel, great introduction. I'm also using Helmet, and h...

LocalStorage vs Cookies: All You Need To Know About Storing JWT Tokens Securely in The Front-End

A pleasure, and glad to help.

Popular web APIs you should know about

At the moment, the NLP work is experimental, but the idea is:...

Popular web APIs you should know about

Weird this article should come up after I did some MailChimp ...

LocalStorage vs Cookies: All You Need To Know About Storing JWT Tokens Securely in The Front-End

If you use Express, then it could be worth looking at Express...

Underestanding Types of Quotes In JavaScript and Their Uses.

I remember the first time I came across Javascript variables ...

Detect Adblockers

No, it blocked the authentication of a Google Account with Je...

Detect Adblockers

It could be worth coming at this from the perspective of inte...

Detect Adblockers

AdBlockers kill the sign up process in JetPack for WordPress,...

25 ways to excel with Excel

When working with a client on the initial stages of a product...

Discover Bulma - CSS Framework

Hi Tadea, I'm using Bulma for a product I'm working on, along...

Life-saving git commands

It becomes a bit problematic if you've done a push beforehand!

Life-saving git commands

A personal favourite is: git reset HEAD^ … to undo the last...

What was your win this week?

Some excellent wins in here — good work, everyone! After wha...

Do you keep a work journal?

Hi Ben, I track (or diarize) most client projects and tasks, ...

What are your best meeting hacks? 👨🏻‍💼🚀

Hi @sarthology , point 6 is perhaps the most important part o...

What do you do to protect yourself from burning out? Share some tips.

Lots of exercise. Reading loads — lots of subjects, themes a...

What's new in JavaScript - ES2020

Yeah, optional chaining is a good introduction. I would have...

How do you prefer to be onboarded with a new tool?

However, saying that and then doing it are two different thin...

How do you prefer to be onboarded with a new tool?

I suppose it's like the ergonomics of a door handle, in that ...

What's the worst advice you've ever received?

That's what puzzled me — Flash used vector graphics, so it sh...

What's the worst advice you've ever received?

I have to agree, Flash as a concept was good, and ActionScrip...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

While there are those hating on Vue, the performance speaks f...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

Be sure to use the Persisted State package when working with ...

Just started learning Vue - any advice?

Vue supports TypeScript.

What language or tool are you curious about, but have not found the time to use or learn?

A friend wrote an OS in JavaScript for fun.

What language or tool are you curious about, but have not found the time to use or learn?

I got into Swift, and took it as far I could before the tug o...

When are you happiest as a coder?

If I did bring someone along, they'd be refactoring everythin...

How do you stick to your routine?

I alternate between home and office, and maintain a routine r...

When are you happiest as a coder?

A pause for pragmatic celebration.

When are you happiest as a coder?

While it sounds egotistical, I like the challenge of doing so...

What great software invention or idea never gained adoption?

Did you see them at time? I remember them, and it was a lapto...

What great software invention or idea never gained adoption?

I first heard about Xanadu while at college eons ago, and the...

What great software invention or idea never gained adoption?

Wave got folded into a load of other products, so it's with u...

In defense of the modern web

During the Second World War, the Germans pioneered jet engine...

Vue's Darkest Day

Bumping into answers written in multiple syntax styles is d...

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