Tejus Parikh

I'm a software engineer that writes occasionally about building software, software culture, and tech adjacent hobbies. If you want to get in touch, send me an email at [my_first_name]@tejusparikh.com.

It's been a minute

Posted by Tejus Parikh on July 01, 2023

Wow, it’s been a long time since I blogged anything. Blogging turns out to be one of those things that is easy to keep not doing, but over time I found out that I missed it. So I decided to try and do it again.

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Managing the Small Family Farm

Posted by Tejus Parikh on July 25, 2023

A large part of why I haven’t blogged in a while is that the blog’s been busted. The latest version of Ubuntu LTS broke the versions of ruby powering everything. Recovery might have been possible, but this seemed like a good time to move on from infrastructure as a pet to infrastructure as livestock. Well, at least, livestock on a small family farm.

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Career Update: Leaving Point

Posted by Tejus Parikh on August 28, 2023

I’ve been really lucky that I’ve never had to join a company that I didn’t really want to be at. I had high hopes that Point Digital Finance (Point) would be a company where I would stay for a while. For a long while that seemed like a distinct possibilty.

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Career Update: Teaching at UW (?!)

Posted by Tejus Parikh on September 24, 2023

I accepted a Guest Lecturer position at the University of Washington to teach Server Side Programming, INFO441 this Autumn quarter!

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Playing around with CSS Variables

Posted by Tejus Parikh on October 09, 2023

I keep finding myself re-remembering that everything is a moving target. It’s been a very long time since I’ve worked with straight CSS, only using it abstracted out through SASS or React. So I’ve missed most of the major enhancements to the spec and there’s much that can be done without a framework now.

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SvelteKit testing with Vitest

Posted by Tejus Parikh on October 29, 2023

I’ve been toying around with a little side project to learn Svelte. I feel like I’ve been getting a good handle on the basics of the framework and I’ll write more about my impressions in a future post. What I want to talk about here is setting up a unit testing framework.

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