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Jammie Mountz

Software Engineer
Deploying A Jekyll Static Site on Github and Digital Ocean

Creating a website with Jekyll Jekyll is a static site generator. It allows for you to use templating and css pre-processors without a server, and outputs the typical […]

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Bash Script to Open Files Changed Between Recent Commits

I work between a handful of branches a day, and I need to switch between them often. It’s annoying to have to find the relevant files for a branch […]

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Custom Domain Names – U&&N Website Seminar

I’ve collected these resources for a small talk I did for a Underrepresented and Nontraditional meetup!   Many people can find the “first step” to creating a webpage […]

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Using a Node.js worker server, Socket.IO, and integrated hardware to show realtime data

This post is a high-level explanation of an interesting stack I helped engineer recently. We created an app that helps users sell power to other users by renting […]

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Basic testing your Node.js server with Mocha

It can be difficult to get started with testing if you’re not familiar with the basic structure testing frameworks need to run. I was put in charge of […]

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Building a component to show a populated table in React

For my most recent project, we’re working with a front-end stack of React, Flux, and Semantic UI. Since I had never worked with React before, some of the […]

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Git Workflow for Group Projects

During our second half of Hack Reactor, we are working in groups on the same project. Although ideally good group communication leads to working on features modularly, a […]

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Writing an SVG DOM element to Mongo Database

For a recent project, I wanted to use the D3 library to generate draggable elements for the user to arrange, and then save the image to the database. […]

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Relational Databases vs Non-relational Databases

This blog post is for a high-level overview of the two main camps of databases, and a few other database concepts to help you speak intelligently and impress […]

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Your Server Cookbook – the basic ingredients

If you’ve been working mostly client-side, the server can look like this mysterious box that gives you the data you need to run your app. Unfortunately, the mysteriousness […]

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