Coding with Jesse

Jesse Skinner

Hi, I'm Jesse Skinner.

I'm a web consultant, developer, author, college professor, youtuber, twitch streamer, husband and father. I've been making web sites for 27 years. I love coding, especially JavaScript, CSS, HTML and Svelte!

Recent articles

Why I love Mastodon November 27th, 2022 I quit Twitter at the end of 2020, and haven't really used social media at all since then. So when I heard in the news...

How I use GitHub Copilot to be more productive March 1st, 2022 GitHub Copilot is a VS Code extension that brings machine learning into your development environment. It will upload snippets of your code to Microsoft's...

Introduction to WebGL and shaders September 15th, 2021 I recently worked on a project where I needed to use WebGL. I was trying to render many thousands of polygons on a map in...

MySQL: Using a password on the command line interface can be insecure April 7th, 2021 If you've ever tried to use the MySQL command line tool in some automated bash scripts or cron jobs, you'll probably wonder how to pass...

Why I quit Twitter March 21st, 2021 Update November 2022: Why I love Mastodon. Follow me at https://toot.cafe/@JesseSkinner I used to love Twitter. When I signed up in 2008, it was a...

Lessons learned from my first video course December 16th, 2020 I've wanted to launch one of my side projects for a very long time. I'm the kind of guy who loves starting things, but never...

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Recent videos

6 ways GitHub Copilot helps you write better code faster 6 ways GitHub Copilot helps you write better code faster GitHub Copilot is super creepy GitHub Copilot is super creepy Migrating my blog from Sapper to Svelte Kit Migrating my blog from Sapper to Svelte Kit The Joy of Svelte is now available! The Joy of Svelte is now available! Fixing a bug in Svelte, from issue to pull request Fixing a bug in Svelte, from issue to pull request Switching from bash to fish shell Switching from bash to fish shell 7 Svelte features that bring me joy 7 Svelte features that bring me joy Introducing The Joy of Svelte Introducing The Joy of Svelte Snowpack Quick Start Snowpack Quick Start React Hooks vs Svelte React Hooks vs Svelte Migrating my blog admin from React to Svelte and Sapper Migrating my blog admin from React to Svelte and Sapper First time using Svelte, let's play Tic Tac Toe! First time using Svelte, let's play Tic Tac Toe!

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