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April 14, 2021

Unconventional React and TypeScript Tips

Unconventional collection of tips from working on some projects and interfacing with varying disciplines.

February 27, 2021

Machine Tree: React aside from the UI

Among a nauseatingly huge number of "modern web UI frameworks" out there, React stands tall. It is a very nimble library to write a JavaScript-based app on top of. React app code can stay way more clear, consistent, and recognizable regardless o...

January 14, 2021

Complex Software: Asynchronous Machines

Complex software can be daunting to author. I'm dissect and reintroduce the concept of asynchronous machines, why do we need it in the first place, and how digging deep into the concept might help conquer complex software.

October 21, 2020

Significance of Immutability, Extensibility, and Versioning in Persistent Data

Writing a program is all fun and games until someone persists your data. Your user data gets saved in the database, persisted! Some folks use your API, persisted! Your website's JS files cached, BAM, persisted! They're actually gonna be alright ...