I think the best way to tell you about myself is to show you what I am passionate about. Below are some featured articles and presentations I've worked on.

For anyone who has always had that “lightbulb” moment but not sure how to realize it, this talk aims to help everyone realize a way to craft their own workflow and become a stronger advocate for their own success.
In this presentation, I discussed how Docker can help soften some of the thornier parts of implementing SSR, while maintaining great User Experiences (UX) and just as importantly, promoting good Developer Experiences (DX).
Presented at ProvJS, in this session I explored the motivations and implementations for why performance matters in modern web applications. Topics covered included Lighthouse, ES2015+, module bundling, and the Critical Rendering Path.

Finding Data

Date: 3/3/2018 📎 (slides)
Short lightning talk created for Open Data Day as part of the Newport Data Project.
A presentation I did at a Kenzan Meetup on a project sponsored by Kenzan to redesign and rebuild the website for the local community meetup group Providence Geeks. Covered the entire process from design to delivery, and everything in between.
A talk I gave at BrooklynJS highlighting the need to cultivate developer experiences that value training, knowledge transfer, educational support and professional development to fuel digital transformations and yield better products and stronger technical teams.
Presentation I gave at ProvJS based on my article series for Kenzan that covered modern frontend development with Yarn, webpack and TypeScript. Included a code walkthrough on a webpack based React project.

JavaScript in 2017

Date: 8/3/2017
Kenzan Meetup presentation on the current state of JavaScript in 2017. Covered the history of JavaScript, ES2015+, package management, module bundling, and more.
Presentation I gave at the Linux Open Source Leadership Summit for Kenzan highlighting tips and features to use when managing an open source project in GitHub.
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