Steven Laidlaw

Consultant at Mechanical Rock. JavaScript expert. Voracious reader. Inept author.

Creating a Widget Wrapper with React's createPortal

June 04, 2019

React is pretty sweet. It works in a nested, hierarchical way—which is awesome in most cases—but sometimes that can cause issues. Sometimes…

Learn Docker via an Over-engineered Todo

May 06, 2019

Learning new stuff is hard, so today I’m going to guide you through using Docker by over-engineering the hell out of Todo app. We will build…


January 11, 2019

Perixi Preview What Perixi is a desktop app designed from the ground up to make it easier to plan your story. Whether you’re an author…