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Hi, I am Jacky! ๐Ÿ‘‹

I am a software engineer working with JavaScript and on all-things-web. I am currently taking a short break before continuing on to the next adventure. You might know me from my works with Tokopedia. I previously worked in the web platform team there. I am currently based in Indonesia (๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฉ).

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Latest writings โœ๏ธ

  • 6 Things I Learned during my Remote Job Search

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    I recently landed my first remote job as a software engineer! ๐ŸŽ‰

    The past few weeks, some of my friends reached out to ask about stuffs like how I found the job, what I did during the process to land the job, etc. I feel like this is something that more people might be interested in, so I thought I would write about what I learned during the process, and hopefully it will help you too! You can think of this as a semi-tutorial on how to look for remote jobs.

  • Writing Your Own CSS-in-JS Library

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    10 mins read โ˜•

    CSS-in-JS has been around for quite a while now. There are some valid reasons both for and against them, but we are not going to talk about those.

    I have always believed that writing our own, simple version of something will help a lot to understand how something works, so let's try writing one!

  • Building a Blog with Next.js + Preact + Tailwind

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    Welcome! This is the first blog post I am publishing here! ๐ŸŽ‰

    I rewrote my personal site and added a blog to it while doing it. I decided to write about some of my thoughts during the process for the first post.