My Writings

The Overlooked Death of Fan Mail

It is quite fitting that after indulging in Susanne Sundfor’s therapeutical songs of amorous disappointment, that I discover that personal communication between artists and the masses that are geographically remote has vanished, or at least has been forgotten with few clues to its disappearance. Twitter and a plethora of other social media on the internetContinue reading “The Overlooked Death of Fan Mail”

Back to Basics: Pushing your JavaScript Performance to the Max

Javascript was not invented as a language for performance sake. However, due to the sheer amount of apps that are being built on node.js, it is impossible that none of them suffer from this performance problems, even with databse indexing, redis caching, etc. A few fixes have been proposed to reduce unnecessary operations, such asContinue reading “Back to Basics: Pushing your JavaScript Performance to the Max”

My Problem with Lodash

Previously published on Medium Lodash has been hailed as an essential library for JavaScript, with good reason. It is a library that provides plenty of functions, some more intuitive than others, that make the job of a developer much easier. However, an over-reliance on lodash can come with costs of efficiency, as well as readabilityContinue reading “My Problem with Lodash”