Agney Menon

Engineer. Driven by Passion

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Everyone is a full stack developer

on June 22, 2020

With the rise of JavaScript as a viable option on both frontend and backend, there has been a steady increase in the number of people who claim to be full stack developers. In fact, everyone resume you find could be of a full stack…

Combining Promises

on June 13, 2020

Prerequisites Promises - JS Concepts It is quite common during web development that we run across scenarios where we have to orchestrate different asynchronous operations together. This blog describes ways in which we can combine Promises…

Link to any text with Bookmarklet

on June 11, 2020

If you are using Chrome or the new Edge browser, you might have noticed that opening a page from Google Search highlights and scrolls to the text that had your search query. The magic ✨ here is in the URL.…

Conditionally spread into Object/Array - Javascript

on June 11, 2020

There comes a time when we want to add more fields/elements into an array or object when it satisfies a certain condition. This blog is an exploration of how and why. Spreading into an Array isWinter is a boolean variable and you need to…

Fastest way to Google Fonts

on May 26, 2020

Harry Roberts writes about fastest ways of loading Google fonts on his blog : It’s widely accepted that self-hosted fonts are the fastest option: same origin means reduced network negotiation, predictable URLs mean we can preload, self…

Tailwind CSS on Snowpack

on April 20, 2020

This has changed lots after publication. You are better off following the official docs on Snowpack now. Snowpack is a tool for building web applications with less tooling and 10x faster iteration. Tailwind CSS is a utility-first CSS…

10k and Reflecting on StackOverflow

on April 18, 2020

About 5 years ago, as I started out on Stack Overflow, I was simply looking for a way to keep track of answers that I see. Then, one day it felt like I could use some validation. If I could get out there and answer few questions from others…

Effective Remote Communication

on April 04, 2020

A lot of people are taking to remote for the first time because of the pandemic. While doing software engineering remote is well and good enough for most people, it's the communication that they struggle with. If you do not see the other…