Writings about one coder's stories & experiences.
It's crazy that 12.13.0 is now the latest long term support version of nodejs! At work today we discovered that when we all boot up a new terminal shell and run "node -v" to get the current node version, we would all get a different number! One person was on 12.13, one was on 11.15, one was on 10.something, and one guy was even using v6.4! We had to do something about this madness
Visual Studio Code has surprisingly evolved to become my code editor of choice now. It's lightweight, has a great git diff tool, and supports pretty much any coding language you can think of (well, with extension or two maybe).
Good old AWS, the mercedes benz of cloud server hosts. I was at AWS today, and I got a better understanding of how to best run Ec2 servers to save in costs. ;)
Pro Tip: Use Async / Await With Act To Avoid Act Warnings in Jest / Enzyme Tests And Have Components Update Properly!
I was having a hard time recently writing jest + enzyme unit tests for a react.js project, and one of my colleagues saved the day with the await / async addition. In this post I'll go through what I was doing, what I tried that didn't work, and what we ultimately went with that fixed everything!
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