Transforming exported CSV data for use in a React chart.

There are many ways to build a new feature for your applications. For me, when I need a new tool, component, or functionality I like to take a step back and think about it in terms of data. What data do I have, what data do I need, and how am I going to present and interact with the data. At egghead…

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A handy npm script for creating a new Gatsby blog post

This blog is built with Gatsby and uses MDX for the post content. It's a great setup, and so far I've enjoyed using it very much. One thing I missed from my old Octopress/Jekyll configuration was the ability to run a rake task to create a new post with all of the basic required frontmatter metadata…

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Exporting Drip Tags for Import into Convertkit

If you need to migrate your email list subscribers from Drip to Convertkit, you will run into the problem of importing each of your tags as an individual list into Convertkit. If you follow the official recommendation , they suggest that you export each individual tag from Drip. With each export…

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2018 in Review

I've done these posts for several years in a row, and this year as I sit down to write it out, there's a bit of a blank spot. 2018 was a pretty good year. But why? Hah, and more importantly why should YOU care?? These posts aren't about the reader though, mostly, they are about the author and a…

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I've got a confession to make 😭

We don’t have a single test covering our front-end/UI for egghead.io. It’s embarrassing. You know how it is. Testing is a good idea. It’s objectively better than the opposite, which in our case is click testing, twitter notifications, and relying on our user base to “smoke test” the application…

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how we work at egghead.io

egghead.io is a platform to empower humans, built to challenge the status quo of how we work and learn new skills. We produce high quality, concise web development screencasts created by expert open-source contributors and other talented professionals. While we offer a lot of this content for free…

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Living and learning in 2017

Make all the big life changes at once... In 2016 we moved our family of 6 out of our home of 15 years across the country to settle in Vancouver, WA. That's quite a lot of change for everybody involved. My partner lived her entire life in Fort Worth, TX. Her family was, for the most part, within a 2…

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