Jake Worth


Home base: ๐ŸŒฒ Portland, Maine.

Quote I'm pondering:

"Donโ€™t look for the next opportunity. The one you have in hand is the opportunity." โ€“Paul Adren

What I'm working on right now:

  • ๐Ÿ–ฅ Coding and consulting remotely for Hashrocket, writing React, Elixir, and Ruby. Approaching my six-year anniversary on the team!
  • ๐Ÿ“ฆ Shipping side projects. Recently shipped: React Explained, The Bell, a Gibson Les Paul electric guitar copy from a kit, an owl house.
  • ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Teaching SQL workshops and mentoring at Code Platoon.
  • ๐ŸŽ“ Writing for and maintaining Today I Learned.
  • ๐Ÿ“ฃ Learning in public about React via React Explained.
  • ๐Ÿง  Trying to better understand: SPA state management, autoformatting, being a senior developer, code reviews, development roadmaps, ethics of technology, language design, mentorship & teaching, organizational change, programming ergonomics, remote work, spaced repetition, testing, the limits of SPAs, tradeoffs, type safety, virality.