🍦 Modern Vanilla JavaScript TodoMVC in 2022

Seems it is pretty simple to build fairly complex things these days in modern JavaScript.

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🕊 RIP to My Business Advisor Matthew Dornquast

Matthew, I honestly wouldn't be where I am today without your honest advice over the years. ❤️

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🤸 From Gymnastics to Game Design, a 2021 Recap

Highlights of my career and life from 2021.

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🥽 Going Remote and Diving into Virtual Reality

I enjoyed getting into VR this year and learned to create videos in Mixed Reality through LIV, posted them to YouTube and streamed through Twitch. And got all the world records in Pistol Whip.

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🤗 Turning 35: Reflecting on the Last 5 Years

This summer our new baby girl arrived. Now my family is full – we now have four kids!

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💵 Personal Finance Checklist

All the personal finance advice I have accumulated, distilled into a simple checklist.

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🎮 A Walk Down Video Game Memory Lane

Games I've loved and remember throughout my time gaming.

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💻 Coding More in 2018 😀

In 2018, I managed to write a lot more code – 2,129 commits total. 15+ years in, I am still loving writing code.

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🏎💨 The New Frontend Masters Site

The new web stack behind FrontendMasters.com is an absolute pleasure to work with! 😀

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📈 2018: Debt Free & Profitable

Frontend Masters hit a major milestone: profitable and zero debt!

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🏙 2017: The Year I Built a Team

Focusing daily on building the team and learning what makes a great team is where most of my brain cycles have gone this year. Very happy about the results so far!

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🚀 Starting Frontend Masters

The team captured the story of starting Frontend Masters (~6 minutes) -- enjoy!

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🎙 Marc Grabanski's Podcast Appearances

Some podcasts appearances I’ve made since 2015.

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🔒 Securing Your Digital Life

In this post I discuss the tools you can use to be more secure living your digital life.

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2014: I quit consulting and went full time on my business

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Turning 30

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Momentum is King

Momentum is precious. It's the life force of projects. Learn to manage momentum.

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10 Things I Wish I'd Known About Giving Good Tech Talks

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Why Some Smart People I Know Don't Become Succesful

A guide to avoid some common mistakes smart friends of mine have made with their careers.

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Your Guide to Surviving Self-Employed Software Development

Use these lessons learned to help you survive self-employed software development.

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Entrepreneurs are Dead, Long Live the Hacker

Entrepreneurs have only one option to survive in today's society: find hackers or become one.

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"Are You Rich?"

In terms of actual dollars I am certainly not rich, but...

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Developing Value Stronger Than Money

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Paid Versus Free Educational Material

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Reflecting on my Career Path in 2010 and Looking Forward

2011 edition of self-reflection.

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Increase Productivity Through the Mission

The key to productivity is to define your underlying philosophy of why you do what you do.

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Why Aren't More Developers Building Businesses?

Question about what it takes to get great developers to work together.

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Becoming a Great Web Developer

Advice and tips to be a better web developer.

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Commonalities of Success and Wealth

Lessons learned about success and wealth based on observation.

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Making Web Products is Tough

Documenting struggles that go on when building products on the web.

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2009 in Retrospect

Looking back at 2009 consulting, web development, speaking and the future of MarcGrabanski.com

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Tips to Secure Your Web Hosting Server

Tips to lock down your linux web hosting server.

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What's Up with Marc Grabanski? Summer 2009 Edition

Web development and entrepreneurial career of Marc Grabanski as of Summer 2009.

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5 Tips for Managing Your Employees (and Contractors)

My tips for businesses to manage their employees and contractors.

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Lessons Learned from the Worst 6 Months of My Career

Trying to pull out the lessons from an incredibly negative work experience.

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Negotiating Good Contracts for Startup Companies

How to negotiate a contract that is fair for you the developer and the company you partner with.

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Acheiving Freedoms in 2008

2008 was a year of embarking on a journey towards personal freedoms in my career, which although was scary at times, paid off in spades.

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Mitigating Unrealistic Expectations

Web developers face unrealistic expectations often, but they can be mitigated with good communication.

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Consultant Agency Off and Running

Created a consulting agency for my clients.

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Four Types of Web Developers, Which are You?

After years of being with developers - I've managed to generalize developers into a few categories.

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Response to Full-Time Employment

Full-time work limits me from doing the projects that I feel the need to create.

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Ode to JWT Minneapolis

My experience working at the JWT office in Minneapolis, MN.

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Interviewed by Google Part 2

My experience being interviewed for UI engineer at gmail and web devleoper at YouTube.

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Interviewed by Google

I was interviewed by Google and turned down.

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2007 was an Incredible Year

2007 has been an incredible year for my career.

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Should JavaScript Be Required?

Should you require JavaScript and build your site with accessibility in mind?

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Career Goals as of August 2007

Short-term, persistent and long-term web development career goals as of August, 2007.

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Strengthen Your Weak Passwords

Response to internet security article found on digg.

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Staying Away from Blanket Statements

Blanket statements are almost always offensive because they put something above everything else.

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Reading Articles from the Bottom Up

I start reading at the bottom of the technical articles continue to the top. It gives me the ability to see the final product first and filter to the content I care about.

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Programming on a Chalkboard

Funny cartoon of kid using programming to get out of detention.

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I Enjoy Web Development, Not Writing

The reason I have this blog and website is because I enjoy web development, not because I love to write.

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Developing a Timeless Skill-Set

By learning a diverse amount of technologies you can develop a timeless skill-set.

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5 Things I learned from Coding Open Source

5 lessons I learned from developing in the jQuery Open Source community.

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