Wilcox Development Solutions Blog

Developing better than npm link

Oct 20, 2023

How to quickly iterate on your private Node libraries You’re fixing a bug and turns out the problem is in some private library of yours! You…

Foreman Foreman

Aug 29, 2023

Intro A mid-2010s style MERN stack separates out backend and frontend concerns into separate deployable units (which we’ll call “projects…

Review of the CircleCI VSC Extension

Jan 04, 2023

Introduction CircleCI recently announced an extension for Visual Studio Code, allowing you to view the status of your CircleCI pipelines. I…

GraphQL in Smalltalk

Oct 06, 2022

These days most of my analysis - or even short scripts! - start in GToolkit. GToolkit’s paradigm of executable notebooks - with human…

Scaling Specialized Expertise

May 31, 2022

Scaling Specialized Expertise Modern software engineering is very enabling to an individual engineer, but with that enablement comes…

Rapid Systems Programming in Racket

Apr 09, 2022

Introduction: Setting the stage Years ago I explored writing system level tools in Groovy. The idea here was to create OS independent…