George Rodier

George Rodier

A personal site for George Rodier, a software developer living in Philadelphia and building web applications for a living.

How to Use Create Next App

October 16, 2019

A guide to quickly get setup and explore examples with one of the best React frameworks, Next.js

Why useEffect and Objects Can Lead to Bugs

September 08, 2019

Be careful when adding an object to the dependency array of useEffect. It could lead to unintended consequences and bugs by running the effect at unexpected times.

Today I Learned: Why To Prefer Top Margins

August 24, 2019

A couple good reasons why to prefer using top margins to bottom margins when adding spacing between elements.

Informal Side Project Update

August 22, 2019

A brief update on building my side project to keep my ideas organized and what you can expect next.

I'm Starting a Side Project

July 29, 2019

Keeping track of your ideas is difficult. Turning them into reality is even harder. I want to make that process easier for myself and others, and teach some things along the way.

A Quick Functional Refactoring Tip

May 23, 2019

A quick refactoring tip to help make your codebase more functional.

Array Methods: The Gateway to Functional Programming

May 10, 2019

A guide to introduce yourself into functional programming through JavaScript array methods and data manipulation.

Hello World

April 26, 2019

My name is George Rodier. As this is my first blog post, I thought I'd introduce myself as you join along on this journey of thinking, discovering, learning, and teaching.