I am @jackyef__ on Twitter. From time to time, I tweet about things I learned in my personal journey, be it tech, career, or even just general things about life. If you are on the platform, let’s connect!
CSS transitions are great, but they aren't always sufficient for more complex animations. Imagine a situation where you want to reorder a list of items, how would you write the CSS transitions for it?
In mid-late 2020, I left what most people would consider a very cushy and stable job: a software engineer position at a big tech unicorn. It definitely was not an easy decision to make, but considering that I tend to overthink and worry about stuff, it was a decision that I was surprisingly very confident in.
This writing serves as a personal reflection and retrospective of my journey from the past couple of years, which hopefully might be of interest to some people.
In July, I built Tranquil, a very simple web-app that allows you to create your own mix of environmental sounds. I have always loved the sounds of nature such as the rain 🌧️ , the blowing wind 🎐 , the sound of waves hitting the shore 🏖️ , etc.
I thought the project would be super simple. I should probably be able to just put
<audio> elements with
loop="true" on them, right? Well, as it turned out, it wasn't that