Recent & Upcoming Talks

Talk @ Nodevember (11/28/2017)
"React + Charts, With And Without Libraries"
Talk @ Reactathon (3/22/2018)
"Charts from Scratch in React"
Talk @ RevolutionConf '18 (5/17/2018)
"Building Browser Charts From Scratch: Why?? and How"


Recent Posts

HTTPSing Your WebsiteSeptember 06, 2017

Getting HTTPS on your site is all the rage these days, for some good reasons. Google's search rankings take into account whether a site is HTTPS or not. Google Chrome is going to start telling people your site is "Not secure" under certain circumstances, starting in Oct 2017. (It already shows a less obtrusive "i" symbol.)

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Two years ago I switched careers from animation to programming. I talked about my first week's of bootcamp experience in my first post on this blog but never really put the whole story anywhere. It was a pretty non-traditional trajectory, which is all the rage these days, so I thought I might write it up and see if anyone gets anything out of it. Inspiration or entertainment or whatever…

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JavaScript NLP Tree ParserJune 22, 2015

As part of the Crowd Parser project, I was working on a more sophisticated dependency tree parser to make an improved negation layer and make sure the positive/negative words used to score the tweet were actually referring to the keyword we were looking at.

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