Writings

JavaScript, Shiny, Networks, and general R musings

I’m always trying to sharpen my JavaScript skills and I thought a good way of doing this would be to turn some dataframes I had lying …

I’ve gotten pretty far in the past year and a half or so of my limited JavaScript knowledge, but I still have some glaring gaps that …

Greensock is a JavaScript library that lets you animate DOM elements. I’ve honestly learned everything I know about GSAP from their 20 …

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried to “learn” d3.js. I end up making it maybe a third of the way through a book before giving …

Svelte is a compiler for creating reactive web applications. A reactive webapp reacts to data changes - it uses data when the state …

I’m reading Sarah Drasner’s SVG Animations book and thought that blogging a summary of each chapter will help cement what I learn… but …

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With a little bit of JQuery, the JavaScript function Shiny.setInputValue lets you take any HTML element and make it a Shiny input which …

Yesterday I interviewed for a position maintaining and creating ShinyApps. To call that a JOB is crazy to me. I love developing …

Computers are awesome for their ability to execute instructions. I mean, do you want to perform repetitive, error prone, menial tasks? …

From Functions to Object Constructors Let’s start with a function called Person. This function is a class, also called an object …

Rather than work through a specific question, this post is a collection of cool CSS tips and tricks I’ve learned through Wes Bos’s free …

Along with the hands-on skills I’ve been learning during my internship with RStudio, I’ve also been bolstering my theoretical …

Modules are self contained scripts with their own distinct functionality. This allows for the addition or removal of modules as …

My favorite music is improvisational; seeing my favorite musicians push themselves into new territory in a one of a kind unique …