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Tinnitus

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Nov. 17, 2017

I was recently emailed asking about tinnitus which I've suffered from for many years. I ended up writing a lengthy reply and realised it might be useful to post it somewhere a little more permanent and public. The question I was asked was: I'm wondering how you deal with your tinnitus? Does it stil…


$ in code examples

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Nov. 17, 2017

My blog includes a lot of code examples throughout the many blog posts I have, and I'm a big proponent of copy & paste code examples, i.e. if I can make it easy to copy, I want it to work when it's pasted. So here's two ways you can prefix terminal code examples with a $ and not make it selecta…


Me on React: an old dog with new tricks

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Nov. 17, 2017

Over the years I've been consistently uninterested in using the new slew of frameworks and libraries that have been released. By no means is this because they're bad at all, but because my particular kind of work didn't require it. However, in the last 12 months I've made significant use of React…


Digging Deeper

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Nov. 17, 2017

By tomorrow, my conference, ffconf, will have launched it tickets and there will be a mass rush to guarantee a seat on the day. We're doing the "run twice" thing again this year, and so I know we won't fully sell out right away. There's an extremely good chance that if you're reading this, yes, you…


Opening Windows again (part 1)

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Nov. 17, 2017

I've had the good fortune to be given a trial Microsoft Surface machine from the folks at Microsoft, and I agreed (and wanted) to share my particular experience with my return/toe-in to Windows. This first instalment will focus on the hardware and tactile aspects of the device (since mostly I'm sti…


A new space

Written by Remy Sharp / Original link on Nov. 17, 2017

I've been fortunate to have been given remy.blog and so I've started a new blog over there. But it wasn't an easy decision, and I wanted to comment on why as these thoughts seem to play into a large part of how I approach the work I do on the web. .blog: a new URL I love the explosion of available…