Colby Fayock

Astrocoder & Developer Advocate

  • 2021 Content Roundup – Year in Review

    This is my second year putting together a content roundup. It’s always fun looking back to see everything I’ve done, often forgetting that I actually did a particular thing this year and not 5 years ago (2021’s been weird). I didn’t quite put out the same amount of content as I did in 2021, but …

  • Learn Next.js in 10 Tweets

    Next.js has taken the web dev world by storm It’s the React framework devs rave about praising its power, flexibility, and dev experience Don’t feel like you’re missing out! Here’s everything you need to know in 10 tweets Let’s dive in 🧵 🐦 View & Share the Tweet Thread 1. Next.js is a React.js framework …

  • Colbyashi Maru

    For a while I’ve sat on this idea of using the name Colbyashi Maru for some kind of fun content series. What the Colbyashi Maru? If you missed the reference, Colbyashi Maru is a play on the Kobayashi Maru from Star Trek, which is a training exercise presenting a “no win” scenario to those taking …

  • 2020 Content Roundup – Year in Review

    This year has been hard on pretty much everyone in the world, some more than others. It's led to a boom in content creation as people are forced to move to a digital life in a remote world and new learners looking to find a new career like learning how to code. Through this time, …

  • Lessons Learned: Building Geeky Ecommerce Product Experiences at ThinkGeek

    Working at ThinkGeek was fun, challenging, and rewarding. Those experiences taught me how to be a better person and how to apply those experiences to my work. This post will focus on some of the takeaways from my time working at ThinkGeek. Learning from past experiences It’s about to cross the 4 year mark since …

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