I had a need to create a custom Provider component for a slide deck using mdx-deck (if you’re interested in learning how to make a custom Provider component for mdx-deck, check out my egghead lesson on it). I didn’t want to ever have to write it again, so I … Read More
Friday night, after React Rally 2018, I led a group of intrepid devs to Beer Bar in downtown Salt Lake City for what I like to call “The Unofficial After After Party”. Our group was quite large, so we ended up divided amongst two large tables. Our particular … Read More
I am often asked to share the story of how I went from being a Christian pastor to a software engineer. Now that I’ve started Second Career Devs, I am being asked this question so often that I thought it wise to write it down and answer it once … Read More
I was invited by Max Mautner to join him on his podcast, Accidental Engineer. I had a great time sharing my story of going from pastor to programmer. We also talked a bit about my podcast and where I see the future of our industry heading. I hope … Read More
My goals in no particular order are:Get Better at Prolific Creation, Worse at Prolific Consumption
This thought has been on my mind a lot lately. It’s a bit too easy to be a prolific consumer these days. Youtube, Netflix, Twitter, Facebook, Slack, Discord, tutorials (yes, learning can be thrown … Read More
As 2017 comes to an end, I find that I am compelled to write a retrospective on the year. I hope that there might be something useful, valuable, or at the very least, entertaining in these words for you.
It has taken me a few days to gather my thoughts … Read More
Back in September, I tweeted:
Friends, help me out. I'm starting a podcast called "Second Career Devs". Who are some great second career devs/engs I should interview?
— Kyle Shevlin (@kyleshevlin) September 8, 2017
I’m proud to say that I finally was able … Read More
Saturday, November 11th, marks my fourth year as a professional web developer. It’s been a crazy journey. One that has already taken me further than I could have imagined. I wanted to take a moment and write down some of my thoughts about these four years.Gratitude
The first thing … Read More