paul bennett

As a solutions engineer in Adtech, sometimes we have to create ways to bend the will of the browser for our clients. One of our clients wanted to fire a tracking pixel on a button…

Installing mySQL via Homebrew

Posted on July 22nd, 2020

I have recently started a new role as a Solutions Engineer, and it's time to dig back into SQL and learning my way through databases and how to query them. Therefore It's time to…

Making a star rating in React.js

Posted on June 30th, 2020

When I was attempting to create a card, that allows for a star rating. It wasn't that easy for me...especially when watching a TailWind tutorial that was using Vue.js I did in the…

React utilises .map() to render items in a list, this can be great for dynamically adding links to our navigation. Instead of copying the markup, again and again, ill run through…

A new journey into modern webdev

Posted on June 17th, 2020

I am typing this currently unemployed. COVID-19 hasn't been the kindest of things for me and my partner, it's turned our life kinda upside down. Things are getting better but the…

Getting setup with Tailwind & Gatsby

Posted on June 9th, 2020

I redesigned this site a while ago, moving from Jekyll over to Gatsby mainly because I wanted to learn some React. The learning curve was steep as I was coming from mainly an HTML…

I bloody love using aliases within my terminal. It does make everything better, as I have grown more confident using the terminal. I have continued to add more and more aliases…

Using .env files within Python

Posted on June 6th, 2020

I have been trying a lot of Node.js tutorials, putting my hands to learning a new skill and all that, especially during COVID-19. Using enviroment variables has always been easy in…

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