Paul Cook

The Great Gatsby: Using TypeScript

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

2 months ago

Goodbye WordPress, Hello Gatsby

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

2 months 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?

3 months 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."

4 months 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.

4 months ago

Know thy time

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

4 months ago

Why you are ineffective

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

5 months 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.

6 months ago

The Effective Executive

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

6 months 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.

6 months ago

Nobody knows what they’re doing

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

7 months ago

The Known and Unknown Unknowns of Web Development

The secret to learning is building up context.

2 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.

2 years ago

Fun with React and the WordPress REST API

Experiments in React.

2 years ago