Accessibility audits: getting started

Accessibility audits can be daunting to get started with. Here are my recipes to deliver accessibility audits for web projects, combining multiple layers of automation with manual testing to get the best of both worlds.

Conventions to organize React projects

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking of how best to structure React projects over the last few years. This is especially important when React is a central part of the project’s front-end tech stack, as React in itself has very few opinions about how to organize code (it’s a library, not a framework). Here are my notes.

React training goals for front-end developers

Here are my thoughts on what front-end developers should focus on when learning React. There are a lot of resources on there – this is more about identifying what exactly you should spend time on, and in what order, for people who are already well versed in building UIs with HTML, CSS, and a sprinkle of JavaScript.

Upgrading to a stricter ESLint config

Updating a codebase from one ESLint config to another can be daunting, especially if switching to something more strict. This post proposes a methodology to do those config overhauls step by step, and get the benefits of a new config without putting in all of the effort upfront.

Python static type checking: field test

A few years ago, with the release of Pyre from Facebook, I got really excited about the potential of type annotations and type checkers for Python codebases. Having spent a lot of time with Flow, also from Facebook, I was full of hope. Now, let’s see how well static type checking actually works in modern Python.