anton gunnarsson

Troubleshooting NodeJS memory leaks with node-memwatch

I recently released my social drawing game draw.wtf where you compete against each other by drawing things and getting judged by a machine…

Render props in the Age of Hooks

Through the years many different patterns have emerged to solve problems we encounter writing React components. One of the most popular…

Mob programming for a year

Last week marked the day when I've been mob programming full time for a whole year. In case you don't know what mob programming is, Woody…

Code in the Dark

Code in the Dark is a programming competition where participants try to recreate a design with just HTML & CSS, without previewing it…

Recursive components

I always had a hard time understanding recursive functions when I stumbled upon them while learning to code. While I've got a better…

The past decade

I'm usually not one for doing huge retrospectives but I got caught up in a conversation with a friend about what we've done this past decade…

NordicJS 2019

A few weeks ago I attended the developer conference NordicJS for the first time. I've been to quite a few other conferences in Sweden…

Software development is a social profession

I'm a strong believer that software development is a social profession and not a technical one. And I say that as someone who has read the…

Blackboxing in DevTools

Most developer tools in modern browsers today support a feature called blackboxing. It's a tool used to denote certain source files for the…

Deploying web applications with Now

Like many others I started learning web development by editing HTML files and then manually uploading them to a web host via FTP. Looking…

A functional javascript sandwich

A while ago I held a lightning talk about functional programming in javascript, and demonstrated it by using the array functions map…

Be proud

I truly belive that you should be proud of what you accomplish in life. No matter if it's a small programming project you've done in your…

Podcasts

Before moving closer to my job I sat on the commute for almost three hours each day. Some of that time I slept, read books and, when…

Mealshakes

I commute approximately three hours in total per day, to and from work. It's exhausting, it lowers my morale, impedes my life in general and…