A blog by Kien

⚓React Hooks

May 06, 2020 - 5 min read 🍵🍵🍵


A deeper dive in React Hooks and their purpose.

🍅April Pomodoro Reflection

May 01, 2020 - 4 min read 🍵🍵🍵


A monthly progress for April. My current status and reflection on my productivity, goals and achievements.

❔How to debounce Algolia's Search

April 29, 2020 - 3 min read 🍵🍵


How I debounced my Algolia's ReactInstantSearch to reduce the number of operations being called to Algolia. Also, what is debouncing in JavaScript?

🔨How to install Algolia on a Gatsby website

April 26, 2020 - 8 min read 🍵🍵🍵🍵


How to install Algolia on your Gatsby blog. An easy step by step guide created by a beginner.

🔨Gatsby Portfolio Experiment

April 19, 2020 - 5 min read 🍵🍵🍵


I wanted to know how to use gatsby-image to optimize a friend's portfolio and so I decided to remake it using Gatsby.

✍My experience with React

April 18, 2020 - 3 min read 🍵🍵


I realized the potential of using a framework versus using vanilla JavaScript to build web applications. Also, what is React and its purpose?

✍What are callbacks?

April 16, 2020 - 1 min read 🍵


What are callbacks and why are they useful?