This site runs best with JavaScript enabled.

The Digital Garden

An open collection of notes, resources, sketches, and explorations I'm currently cultivating. Some notes are Seedlings, some are budding, and some are fully grown Evergreen.

Web Development
Talks & Podcasts
React
Digital Gardening
Collaborative Learning
Illustrated Notes
How to Illustrate
Design
The Web
Data
Linguistics
Roam
Gatsby
Anthropology
Embodiment
Economics
JavaScript
Rust
Seedling
Evergreen
Budding

React is a Potato and Other Visual Metaphors

🌱

Growing the Evergreens

🌳

The Knowledge Hydrant

🌱

Frequently Asked Questions

🌿

A Naive Exploration of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

🌿

Understanding by Design

🌱

Silent Synchronous Reading Sessions

🌱

What the Fork is React Suspense?

🌳

Visually Workshopping the AWS Cloud

🌳

The Pattern Language of Project Xanadu

🌱

Are Data Unions the Future of Data?

🌿

A Brief History of the Digital Garden

🌱

Neologisms

🌿

Pattern Languages

🌱

Tending the Roam Garden

🌿

What App is That?

🌱

Painting Roam with Custom CSS

🌿

Fixing Common Git Mistakes

🌳

A Short History of Bi-Directional Links

🌳

Bringing Bi-Directional Links to Gatsby Gardens

🌱

Tracking Humanity

🌱

The Dark Forest and the Cozy Web

🌿

A Chat with Henry Zhu on OSS & Gift Economies

🌳

How to Become a Neo-Cartesian Cyborg

🌱

The Gift Economy

🌱

Defend Your Cookies with Essential Web Security Tactics

🌳

What the Fork is xState?

🌳

A Journey into Vue-Router

🌳

What the Fork is Rust?

🌳

The Art and Craft of Gatsby Themes

🌳

JavaScript Bits You Skipped the First Time Around

🌳

Building Custom React Hooks

🌳

Immutable Data with Immer and Personal Assistant Bots

🌳

Speaking the GraphQL Query Language

🌳

A Fresh Serving of JavaScript ES2019

🌳

The JAMStack, Gatsby & Contentful

🌳

Instachatting with Vue & Socket.io

🌳

Building VR Apps with React360

🌳

Testing Apps with Cypress

🌳

How Are Compilers & Transpilers Different?

🌳

A Fruitful Guide to JavaScript's Comparison Operators

🌳

What the Fork is Babel?

🌳

JSX is a Lovechild

🌳

What the Fork is the React Virtual DOM?

🌳

JavaScript's ...spread Operator

🌳

Join the newsletter

For weekly notes on visual thinking, ethical technology, and cultural anthropology.

Maggie Appleton © 2020