Paul Cook

Product management doesn't have to be hard: 5 tools you can steal from Basecamp today

Tools for building better products from Shape Up

14 hours ago

Painless Code Reviews

Advice for making your code painless to review

2 months ago

Styling Gatsby with Tailwind and Emotion Styled Components

Mixing things up

5 months ago

8 Things I Learned from Rich Hickey That Helped Me Write Better Software (Simple Made Easy)

Wisdom from the man behind Closure

6 months ago

The compounding awesomeness of continually fixing small broken things

Or how your codebase can be 37 times better in a year.

10 months ago

URL Redirects Using Gatsby and Netlify

How do you create redirects for your Gatsby site hosted on Netlify?

10 months ago

The Great Gatsby: Using TypeScript

I used to hate TypeScript. Then I realized how wrong I was. Let's use it with Gatsby.

a year ago

Goodbye WordPress, Hello Gatsby

I've had a good run with WordPress. Time for something new. See ya later, WordPress. Hello Gatsby.

a year ago

No Zero Days

We've all experienced starting a new habit that we're passionate about and then watching it fall apart at the first trouble. How do we stop it?

a year ago

Easier said than done

The Apostle Paul said, "For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate."

a year ago

Fewer, better books

Sometimes quantity has a quality all its own. Just not with books. Aim to read the 100 best books you can over and over again.

a year ago

Know thy time

We all have the same 24 hours. Why do some people seem to get so much more done in it?

a year ago

Why you are ineffective

In order to master the habits of effectiveness we need to first understand what's holding us back.

2 years ago

Today, we are all executives

The age where you simply do what you're told cranking widgets all day every day is dead and gone. Today, we are all executives.

2 years ago

The Effective Executive

As Peter Drucker says, “effectiveness can be learned––and it also has to be learned.”

2 years ago

That app won’t save you

Silicon Valley wants you to believe that their next app or social network will make your life everything you want it to be. It won't.

2 years ago

Nobody knows what they’re doing

I used to think other people knew what they were doing. I was wrong.

2 years ago

The Known and Unknown Unknowns of Web Development

The secret to learning is building up context.

3 years ago

My Story: How I went from zero to having a job in web development over a summer

How I broke into tech with a degree in theology.

3 years ago

Fun with React and the WordPress REST API

Experiments in React.

3 years ago