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Composing data in Eleventy

A lot of what I do at The Container Store involves page templates, and one of the biggest challenges with template work (and components, for that matter) is creating a system that’s flexible yet maintainable. One of the ways flexibility can be achieved is by giving child elements a way to hook into the parent element. In JSP templates (what we use at The Container Store), template hooks can be added via the invoke action, but I wanted to figure out how to do this on my personal Eleventy site.

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How I'm redesigning my blog

Personal projects are a great way to grow your skillset, learn new technologies and explore new ideas. I began my personal blog with that in mind, but also wanted to share what I learn. With that in mind, I wanted to try and document the process behind this new redesign.

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The Feedback Loop

Getting feedback fast is one of the most important things in development. What do I mean about feedback?

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Free Online Web Design and Development Books

One of my favorite pastimes is reading. When I started out as a developer, I would read anything I could get my hands on. And, since I was cheap, I tried to find as many free books as I could. What follows is a list that I’ve accumulated over the past few years of fantastic, completely free material that has helped me grow as a developer.

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