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Hi, I'm Jelani

I'm a Senior Full Stack Software Engineer

Technologies

I've worked with a large range of technologies in my career and personal projects.

Front-End

HTML, CSS, SASS, Javascript, React, Redux, MobX

Back-End

Node.Js, ExpressJs, NestJs, PHP, Laravel, Rails/Ruby, Postgres, MySql, OracleSql, MSSql, Python, Apache / NingX

Infrastructure

AWS, Heroku, Digital Ocean

Tools

Git, Webpack, Bootstrap, VS Code

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So I was having an issue in react-admin where the value of BooleanInput (e.g. a checkbox slider) was not saving to my backend. Specifically…

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Use an interface (Typescript 2.2+) We can extend types in Typescript by using the extends keyword For example we can write: Use an…

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When dealing with tag inputs from users, I find myself having to make sure they they don’t enter in any blank or empty tags. Then I realized…

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Recently I was working on a few functions that I didn’t want to have activated immediately after hovered over a div. I neededthe functions…

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After having a ton of issues getting Netlify’s form submission to work, I have some tips on how to get it working if you’re running into any…

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So last week I got a little tired of having to reboot my computer to dual-boot in a linux environment so that I could work on Rails stuff…

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Well, this is the start to my blog. Hopefully I’ll post here often, but hopefully with something useful each time. I just don’t want to have…

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How to do it Now you could use something like react-sticky to do something like this, but it’s so much easier to just define your sidebar…

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So recently I had a coworker get slightly annoyed with me and my trailing whitespaces at the end of lines. I’m using Aptana and not anything…

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When I was implementing pingback functionality in my custom blogging software, I needed to read files from a remote server. As long as allow…

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One of the only Google app (apart from Gmail) that I use the most Google Notebook will have no more updates. Before I signed up to Google I…

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Paperclip is a plugin/gem created by the talented folks at ThoughtBot. It will make using attachments and uploads in your rails application…

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There are times that you do not want a form to automatically submit when a user hits the enter key. Or if you want to do some validation via…

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Here is something useful that I discovered in my programming for my personal websites. I needed to strip out the anchor portion of a link…