The migration made sense to me at the time: static-site generation was all the rage, and Gatsby was the exciting new thing. It promised better performance and improved my authoring workflow with Markdown and React. Saving a few dollars a month on hosting didn't hurt either.Read more →
To this date, schema-dts is the only side-project I have that achieved better-than-moderate success. It took several hours between the time I had the idea for schema-dts and when I had a reasonably working v0.1. I pulled an all-nighter--something that I hate doing and would never recommend--not out of sheer passion, but because:
- I knew how rare a moment of inspiration is, and
- I knew that if I went to sleep, I would never finish this project; there's a graveyard of unfinished projects haunting me.
How helping on a film set led to me down a serendipitous path, publishing a new open source library, and getting an IMDB mention.Read more →