My first project at Atomic Object indoctrinated me into the magic of VS Code’s fuzzy find feature. It was mind-blowing to jump directly to a file by typing a rough approximation of its full name. Then, my next project found me working in Android Studio and Xcode, both of which implement similarly excellent fuzzy finders. […]
Recently, I rolled onto a mobile project with a web back end written in Ruby on Rails. This was my first experience with both Ruby and Rails. The first feature work I did in the back end involved adding an administrative portal using Active Admin. I found myself negotiating the learning curve of not only […]
I started my career at Atomic Object about four months ago. During that time, I’ve needed to get up to speed on a tech stack where I only had bits and pieces of experience. I had to learn to navigate a far bigger project than anything I had worked on during my time in college. […]
I recently worked on a story to replace a dynamic, clever use of React’s useContext hook with a technique called props drilling. For some developers, this might seem like a step backward. In our case, however, the combination of props drilling and TypeScript’s safety and editor support allowed for a simpler, more bug-proof development experience.