It's no secret that NextJS is knocked the socks off Gatsby last year in terms of developer adoption. I think the frameworks will keep learning from each other (read: steal features), and it's a good thing for both frameworks. Here's my take on what could be announced at Gatsby's forthcoming conference.
We recently had a situation using jest-axe in tests, where the landmarks feature wasn't work as expected. This helped me verify why we shouldn't rely solely on automated tools, never mind how good they are.
When I was younger, I studied a form of Cognitive Behavioural therapy called Counselling. I studied for over 2 years but never took it up as a career. Even so, there are some valuable lessons that continue to help me in my web development career. Here are four of them.
I've been keenly interested in a specific subset of CMSes since about 2 years ago, when it became clear that Zopa would soon need to invest in one, and that I would be involved in choosing something that would be a good fit for the company. This post is a roundup of some of the great products available, and is the result of some of the research and proofs-of-concept I have made.
Websites are great tools for communication, but it's remarkably easy to take them offline. For those organisations in which there's a huge financial investment and thousands — perhaps millions - of customers, reliability is a huge concern. The strategies and tools we are looking at here cover both prevention and resolution of problems that could occur to any website.
Many of us dream someday of freelancing and living a ... less restrictive? ... lifestyle. But is it truly the best option? I freelanced for 7 years before the Credit Crunch killed my business. Looking back, here are a few of the questions I've been asked about freelancing.