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Create a Twitter Card for Your Blog

As @swyx puts it, the Twitter card or more importantly og:image is important because this is THE FIRST THING newcomers to your blog see, not your actual blog You can set yours up fairly quickly thanks to a package called @jlengstorf/get-share-image by Jason Lengstorf . Jason wrote an awesome…

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Understanding Mapped Types in TypeScript

After writing my review on "Effective TypeScript" , I shared it with my friend @swyx . He read through and shared his thoughts. One area he talked about was mapped types. Here's what he said: I decided to give it a go and try to create the utility type from scratch. Finding the answer While…

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Change macOS Screenshot Command to Copy to Clipboard

Go to System Preferences > Keyboard > Shortcuts Click on Screenshots Change "Copy picture of selection area to the clipboard" to shift + cmd + 4 Change "Save picture of selected area as a file" to ctrl + shift + cmd + 4 That's it! Now, you can easily take screenshots and share them in…

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Sunsetting dip.chat

Shutdown On January 16th, 2020, I will shut down the dip-chat workspace on Slack. I will also delete all the emails from the dip-chat Buttondown and close the account. I will leave the site up at dip.chat but I will remove the sign up link. The origin of dip.chat The idea for a "virtual coworking…

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Book Review: Effective Typescript

62 Specific Ways to Improve Your TypeScript I pre-ordered this book at the recommendation from my friend @swyx . I read the book in December 2019. Table of Contents Notes Chapter 1 - Getting to Know TypeScript Chapter 2 - TypeScript's Type System Chapter 3 - Type Inference Chapter 4 - Type Design…

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Hello, it's me

I finally revised my old website and have updated my blog! 😄 This has been a few months in the making actually. I can't recall when - it might have been in October - but I had a call with Joel Hooks to talk about goals and my career aspirations. One of the pieces of advice he gave me was to "own…

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