Personal Blog by Jason Lloyd.
I talk about programming, life, self-development and everything in-between.

React Hooks: useContext

February 02, 2020

The third post in a new series on React Hooks, this post discusses the useContext hook.

React Hooks: useEffect

January 26, 2020

The second post in a new series on React Hooks, this post discusses the useEffect hook.

React Hooks: useState

January 19, 2020

The first post in a new series on React Hooks, this post discusses what are hooks, the rules and finally I discuss useState.

Building an offline web app using Service Workers

January 12, 2020

In this introductory post to Service Worker we will be Building an offline web app called TIL. Discussing installing service workers, caching assets, serving cached assets and making it work offline.

2019 - My Year in Review

December 29, 2019

Discussing my 2019 year in review, what went well and what didn't go well. I also look forward to 2020.

Accessibility: ARIA

November 17, 2019

Second post of a series on Web accessibility where I discuss Aria elements. I give examples of what aria elements are and why we should them.

Accessibility: Semantic HTML

November 10, 2019

First post of a series on Web accessibility where I discuss Semantic HTML. I give examples of what is and what is not Semantic HTML.

Typescript Generics

July 21, 2019

Discussing Typescript Generics, breaking down what, why and how to use them.

The Clean Coder: My Takeaways

April 13, 2019

Welcome back, this week I am going to be discussing a book I recently read ‘The Clean Coder’ by Robert C. Martin. I am a pretty big fan of…

Wes Bos Advanced React Review

March 31, 2019

Welcome back guys, today’s post is something different, it is a course review. I have never done a course review before but I just recently…

2018 Year in Review

December 30, 2018

2018 is coming to an end (as unbelievable as this is to me), as the new year is approaching I try to look at the year passed and discussing…

I have left IBM

December 02, 2018

Welcome back guys, it has been a while since I have posted it has been a very busy three months for me, I am excited to give you guys some…

React Context API

July 08, 2018

Hey Guys, this week I am going to discussing the React 16 Context API. React 16 was a huge release for react and included a bunch of new…

Niching Down is hard

May 20, 2018

Welcome back, this week I am going to be discussing ‘Niching Down’, the importance of it, the struggles I have had with trying to come up…

How to read more

February 18, 2018

Welcome back guys, in the last few weeks I have found myself reading a lot more Technical Articles and today I stopped and asked myself why…

Zerowasteshops v2 is Released!

January 28, 2018

Welcome back guys, I wrote a few weeks ago about my 12 Weeks Goals for this year, one goal was to release a new more polished version of…

2018: New Year, New Goals

January 09, 2018

Welcome back guys, as another year starts its time for me to write my Year Goals post. This is the second year I am writing a post about my…

2017: My year in Review

January 01, 2018

Welcome back guys and I know it has been quite a few weeks since I last posted but been a mad rush towards the end the of the year. This…

Meetups: Why you should attend them

September 25, 2017

Welcome back guys, this week wanted to discuss the importance Meetups and why you should attend them. If you have never attended a meetup…

Importance of taking a break

September 17, 2017

Another week, another post. This week I am going to discuss the importance of taking a break and advice on what do before, during and after…

Vue.js: My First Impressions

July 09, 2017

Welcome back, in my seemly crazy goal of trying every popular JS framework under the sun this week we are going to discuss Vue.js. I was…

Switching Teams within IBM

June 18, 2017

Welcome back guys, this week I taught I would write a bit more of a personal post. Over the past few weeks, I have been doing interviews and…

Breaking out of your comfort zone

April 16, 2017

Introduction Welcome back guys, the last few posts has focused on more the technical side but this week will be a bit more personal. I will…

Standing Desks - BEKANT IKEA Review

March 19, 2017

Introduction Welcome back, This week I taught I would take a break from discussing frameworks/tools and bring up the subject of developer…

Programming Everyday

November 27, 2016

Discussing why you should aim to a bit of programming every day.