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Joshua Wootonn

Last summer I was tired of my job and struggling to understand why it was hard to leave. I am writing this article to share my experience, which will help you in reflecting on your own.

In August I was having one final work conversation with the Badger. I struggled…


Job searching is not fun. The goal of this article is to share my experience and hopefully change your perspective or help you persevere. You will find many references to my own job search throughout, but

application, interview, and offer information are in this Google sheet and resumes, cover letters…


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I can’t find a job right now 😑

It’s because I don’t have enough stuff in the open. I have worked on closed source software, and my freelance work consists of a highly specific app, my website, my wife’s, and uncompleted projects. …


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Now that we have our API setup we need data to persist. Adding data to our tables manually is not efficient, and we need a way of quickly populating data for not only prototyping but also testing. …


After generating a project with Loopback you will notice a number of config files in the ./server directory. If you are just trying to get a api up and running, those files can be a lot to take in. …


If you don’t already know, Gatsby is a static site generator that has become the go-to for Node.js environment. This past spring I tried and failed to use it for a project. In this article I want to explain what confused me and what I have learned since.

These are…


Keeping up with a full stack worth of technologies can be difficult, especially if you strongly favor one side. I love design so naturally I love front end work. Personally, I would like the backend to just work, freeing me to focus on my strengths.

That’s where Loopback comes in…

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