Like most years, 2023 was a mixed bag! I hit some plateaus...but I also found some joy.Read about it!
I'm Steven Hicks. I am a web generalist with 20 years of experience. I'm currently focused on React development.
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For months I worked on reviving the search results for Camunda's version 7 documentation. Our docs weren't giving 0 results for most queries, but they weren't far off. I learned unexpected details about SEO (Search Engine Optimization) — especially Google's flavor of SEO. Eventually I fixed it, though I had my doubts along the way.Read about it!
Developer Experience is kind of having a moment right now — and not necessarily a good one. Have we prioritized DX at the expense of UX? In some cases, definitely. But the two are very connected, and we can't fully choose one over the other.Read about it!
In a surprising turn of events, I'm happy with my 2022, and I don't really have much to complain about. Is this growing up?Read about it!
I've written in the past about breaking problems down in the abstract. For the last couple months I've worked on a project where I can demonstrate it in real life!Read about it!