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On balance of creativity and passivity with kids and screentime

This is from a great episode of the ChangeLog podcast┬áthat interviews Tim Bell, the founder and creator of CS Unplugged: a collection of free teaching material that teaches computer science through engaging games and puzzles. I struggle with how much… Continue Reading →

More struggling with JS: how the PHP -> JS interface is broken and why this is painful

Yesterday I was struggling with getting Vue components to do non-AJAXy things and wondering why on earth this was so difficult.

GIVE ME MY STATIC ANALYSIS!

In which I lament my own utter incompetence, but also switch back from VS Code to PHPStorm in a flash and cry quietly over programming languages.

Where I’m NOW at with WordPress: Gutenberg as a developer

As a developer, I think I’m coming around to the idea of the new WordPress Gutenberg editor. Here’s my updated thoughts and reflections.

Re-learning to learn to code (and discovering JavaScript’s foibles!)

I don’t know JS So I’ve kinda got stuck in to learning JavaScript. I’ve previously said that I think JavaScript is like the assembler of the web: coding in vanilla JS isn’t really something you should do because it’s too… Continue Reading →

There’s a great discussion going on on Emma Mulqueeny’s blog that’s people giving advice to a young person who’s thinking about going to Uni to study computer science, or something similar. Here’s my take on the matter (slightly edited).

OK, OK, yes, this post is partly blatent self-promotion, but it’s also a moment of honesty and a hopefully-interesting reflection on an interesting little test that I did today.

I’ve been thinking about how my journey to leaving my job started. It’s funny how a few words can have such a profound effect on your life.

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