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Scott Spence

Dev since 2007, now learning modern web development techniques.

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Web Developer at Karmarama (Accenture Interactive)

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Load a custom font in Gatsby

You know if this helps with font render flash Rich?

Create your personal shorturl with Vercel + GitHub Actions

Genius! I took a look at the package used in it, I got a lit...

Create your personal shorturl with Vercel + GitHub Actions

Didn't know you could do this with yaml! Will check this ou...

Setup Next.js with Typescript , Jest and React Testing Library

Brillsies!!! This helped me, thank you ๐Ÿ™

How Do You Use Instagram As A Developer?

Pretty code images: carbon.now.sh/

Using the React Context APIโ€Š - โ€Šgettingย started

Hey @momin , totally up to you what you think you should lear...

Track Custom Events With Fathom Analytics

Wow, it's a straight up copy pasta! Thanks @irreverentmike ...

Migrating from class components to React hooks

This is great Sub, thanks for sharing! There's a good visu...

Build a coding blog from scratch with Gatsby and MDX

Thanks @eclecticcoding , let me know if there's anything th...

Welcome Thread - v43

Hi

What do you find the most difficult with CSS?

This! Right, it's sad but I have been there so many times.

What do you find the most difficult with CSS?

Positioning things. "Oh, so if I want that over there then...

Windows Subsystem Linux setup

Hey @jorgee97 yeah, you can install fish via bash in WSL. ...

Do you have a process for naming things?

I'll leave this here: [feature/action-grandma e1488c2] a...

Can you succeed as a junior developer in a fully remote role?

Thanks for your reply Grant ๐Ÿ™ It's pretty much the same re...

Can you succeed as a junior developer in a fully remote role?

This is pretty much my opinion too Peter, thanks for your r...

Convert the Gatsby default starter blog to use MDX

I didn't know it was needed until I watched Chris Biscardi'...

Convert the Gatsby default starter blog to use MDX

If you don't want to have JSX in your markdown then there's...

How To: Upgrade WSL Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10

I made a post on how I upgraded: dev.to/spences10/upgrade-...

How To: Upgrade WSL Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10

So, it looks like it was a botched upgrade, I'm presuming b...

How To: Upgrade WSL Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10

So after a lot of Ctrl+c's I got an option to resurrect the...

How To: Upgrade WSL Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10

14:30 so it looks like this failed, I got this prompt: N...

How To: Upgrade WSL Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10

Ok, let's see where this goes, currently 14:15 here in the ...

How To: Upgrade WSL Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10

For anyone else interested I had a look to see if I could u...

How To: Upgrade WSL Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10

I found with going from 16-18 with do-release-upgrade it wa...

Creating a Custom React Hook for Gatsby Site Metadata

Thanks @tvanantwerp โ™ฅ๏ธ I really quite liked the render pr...

How I Gained 65,000 Twitter Followers In One Year

Pressure To Create I love creating content, but r...

How do you refer to the reader?

Yes! This! Thank you ๐Ÿ™

How do you refer to the reader?

๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

How do you refer to the reader?

This is how I feel about it too

Do you know there is a version of VSCode available without MS branding, telemetry or licensing?

I'm have been using it in place of VSCode full time for the...

Do you know there is a version of VSCode available without MS branding, telemetry or licensing?

All the extensions I use work no probs. I have had no issu...

From scratch to Create React App on Windows 10

Hi @thehashrocket thanks for your kind words ๐Ÿ™ I'm not en...

Get data from a headless CMS into a static site generator!

Maybe I should have done a better job at explaining it, I'l...

Get data from a headless CMS into a static site generator!

Hi @sake_92 , You can't deploy GraphCMS, Gatsby pulls the...

From scratch to Create React App on Windows 10

Just playing with the Hyper canary release and so far seems...

From scratch to Create React App on Windows 10

Awesome! Did you come across any stumbling blocks followin...

From scratch to Create React App on Windows 10

Yeah, cmder was my choice when I was running node on Window...

#100DaysOfCoding changed my life...

Good luck @codebalance , can wholeheartedly agree 100DoC is...

Getting Started with styled-components ๐Ÿ’…

Hey! Thanks for this I was just about to add in the requisi...

Get data from a headless CMS into a static site generator!

Thanks! I always typo that ๐Ÿ™ƒ

8 things I hate in recruitment letters [add yours, it's kind of research]

Hey @whokilledkevin , thanks for this! I followed you off ...

How to build and deploy a multifunctional Twitter bot

Good luck ๐Ÿ’ช

Using the React Context APIโ€Š - โ€Šgettingย started

Thanks @ben , I'd really appreciate your feedback on the po...

How to build and deploy a multifunctional Twitter bot

Hey @simplepotato thanks for taking the time to read throu...

What NOT to Put on Your Resume

As far as I understand it a resumรซ is a breif summary and a...

What kind of music do you listen to while working?

I love listening to Drum n' Bass whilst I'm coding, I love ...

Windows Subsystem Linux setup

If you're on Windows 10 fall creators update or greater the...

Windows Subsystem Linux setup

It's been a revelation @robdwaller if you're on Windows an...

Windows Subsystem Linux setup

Thanks @pmcgowan , like I said I had permissions issues wit...

Stack Overflow Isnโ€™t Very Welcoming. Itโ€™s Time for That to Change.

In the ~10+ years I have been using SO I have never found i...

Using better CLIs

These are awesome thank you, and thanks for the examples ๐Ÿ‘Œ

Getting Started with styled-components ๐Ÿ’…

I'm glad you liked it ๐Ÿ‘ Please let me know if there's anyt...

Explain GraphQL like I'm five.

Imagine you have a Lego set, let's say a StarWars Tie Bomer C...

I'm Wes Bos, Ask Me Anything!

Yeah, this. I don't want to sound arrogant but if it's not...

I'm Wes Bos, Ask Me Anything!

Shia LaBeouf gif incoming!

I'm Wes Bos, Ask Me Anything!

Oh! The anxiety of having that issue open for so long!! T...

I'm Wes Bos, Ask Me Anything!

Could you answer the ama question from GitHub? Tell me ab...

Thinking about going with PreactJs for dev.to

Or at least give it a Vue ๐Ÿ˜‚

How to build and deploy a multifunctional Twitter bot

Thanks Ben, I came across this issue as well the other day....

Learning React? Start Small.

I understand I have a long way to go still, thank you Dave....

Learning React? Start Small.

Thanks for this Dave, I'm pretty frustrated with react deve...

What are your tips for avoiding burnout?

How to identify burnout? Serious question, I have been spe...

Create Static Sites With Webpack

This is great! Deffo try this out when I get near my dev ma...

Moving from beginner to (slightly more) advanced git with aliases.

Hey Mark, thanks for the feedback. It's a good point ye...

Moving from beginner to (slightly more) advanced git with aliases.

Thanks Ben, I think I'd like to make a discussion for somet...

Just starting out with Git and GitHub? It gets easier, honest!

Hey Walker, thanks for the reply! I was utterly confused wi...

How do you practice programming?

I "spike" on ideas. This! I'm still learning but I like ...

How to build and deploy a multifunctional Twitter bot

It's setInterval that triggers the functions. There's also ...

How to build and deploy a multifunctional Twitter bot

Thanks Ben, it's a bit of a whopper isn't it? How did you f...

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