Notes and anecdotes

Techstuff rambling

Getting started with Hubot + Slack

If Custom Slash commands weren’t enough for you, or if you are trapped behind a firewall without the option to make public endpoints, bots are a great way to make custom integrations with Slack. Anything you can program is doable to integrate with Slack, let me show you and get you started.

Porting a React app to Phonegap

If you already have a React web app, and consider porting it to a proper phone app, you should consider using React Native. However, you could also use PhoneGap/Cordova, which is done in a heartbeat: How?

ES6 notes

A summary of the key takeaways from CodeSchools “ES2015: The Shape of JavaScript to Come”.

Javascripts var, let, and const

Remember var from the ES5 and previously? It had this weird thing, where JavaScript would move the declaration to the top of the function behind the scenes, called hoisting. Usually no one noticed, but once in a while it would create a bug that could be hard to spot.

React intro notes

A handful notes from the React intro tutorial (which is available at