a.k.a. “fixing that non-existing Gmail icon that is keeping you awake”

I just got a new Mac and I’ve been spending a ridiculous amount of hours setting everything up just in the way I think things should look and be. …


A re-introduction to JavaScript Sets and the new Set methods

Let’s talk about you and me and how we used to find unique items before ES6. We really only had two ways to do it (if you had another one let me know). On the first one, we would create a new emtpy object, iterate through the items we wanted…


A Node.js native Kinesis client with Enhanced Fan-Out

In relation to our cloud transformation journey, we’re excited to announce lifion-kinesis, a native Node.js client for Amazon Kinesis Data Streams. This supports the new enhanced fan-out feature of Kinesis, and to the best of our knowledge this is the first open-source pure JavaScript implementation with this feature. …


A list of good packages for ES6 and React development.

Let me begin by telling you I love Atom as much as I love JavaScript — and I really, really love JavaScript. I still remember that time when I saved around 2 months worth of pesos from my first paid projects to buy what I thought was a book on…

Edgardo Avilés

Mexican engineer, technologist, and artist currently living and working in NYC. Principal Architect at Lifion, by ADP, and member of the Torolab collective.

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