Hi I'm Angus!

I'm a software engineer based in Los Angeles, CA. I specialize in web applications and the JavaScript ecosystem. Feel free to learn more about me, check out my resume or read some of my articles.

Recent Articles

PokerMans Log Entry #2

This week I knocked out some basic styling for the pages. I'm really excited how it turned out. Technically, it's not difficult to do, but getting page layouts and styling right, at least for me, is a challenge. I'm an engineer not a designer, Jim. When I do get it right, it's incredibly rewarding. I was able to get a good mobile and a decent desktop experience. This is due to leaning on the Chakra UI framework, and it's default theme. The teal color scheme turned out nicely for this project.

March 07, 2022

1 min. read

Pokermans: Log Entry #1

Finally got some forward progress done. I wrapped up the first user facing feature! All it is, is users can now edit the first name in their profile, but hey the app actually does something!

March 02, 2022

2 min. read

PokerMans: Log Entry #0

I started the PokerMans app a while back, before I decided a developer's log was a good idea. In that case, for my first Log Entry I should write down the highlights of what has already taken place.

February 10, 2022

5 min. read

PokerMans!: An Introduction

PokerMans! is a web application to help manage and run your home poker game. The focus is to keep the app simple enough to allow first time players to quickly get started, and keep management of regular game easy as possible.

February 10, 2022

2 min. read

Death to Legacy Code

We've all come across Legacy Code at least once in our career. How do you deal with this mess? I don’t have a perfect solution, but I have one that worked for me and my company.

February 13, 2021

7 min. read