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Things about software development I wish somebody had told mePublished: 5/25/2022
Looking back on my journey, there are a few things I wish I had known about being a developer when I started out.
Using higher-order functions to build per-page layouts in Next.jsPublished: 5/12/2022
This article will show you how to create per-page layouts in Next.js using a higher-order function.
How I built brockherion.devPublished: 4/26/2022
Join me as I share how I built brockherion.dev! We'll look at where it started, where it is now, and plans for the future.
Stop building REST APIs for your Next.js apps, use tRPC insteadPublished: 4/4/2022
As you build your Next.js, there's a good chance that you'll need an API, and the best way to build one is with tRPC.
The Top 5 Must-Read Books for Software DevelopersPublished: 3/2/2022
There are a lot of great books about software development, but these books are some that every developer should read!