a website as a digital garden

2021-07-26

 | 

~4 min read

 | 

793 words

For as long as I’ve been writing words on the internet, I’ve connected the words that I create in a paginated chronological format. This is…

jest: expect tothrow

2021-07-24

 | 

~2 min read

 | 

351 words

When testing code that you expect to fail with Jest, you need to wrap the function. This is called out explicitly in the docs. Note: You…

src refspec xxx does not match any

2021-07-24

 | 

~2 min read

 | 

262 words

I ran into an interesting problem today when I bootstrapped a new project with TSDX. The actual steps I took to create the problem seem…

julia evans and building impossible programs

2021-07-23

 | 

~1 min read

 | 

98 words

In her talk, Building Impossible Programs, Julia Evans discusses three myths related to building side projects and proposes strategies for…

bootstrapping notes

2021-07-23

 | 

~3 min read

 | 

439 words

A while back, I was working on a project called (My October 2020 checking). It didn’t get very far, but I learned a lot. One of the…

Hi there and thanks for reading! My name's Stephen. I live in Chicago with my wife, Kate, and dog, Finn. Want more? See about and get in touch!