Joe Czubiak

Projects. Thoughts. Tutorials.

March 11, 2021
NFTs beyond art — 3 uses with real utility
Nifty art has little utility beyond being able to display it in somewhat obscure virtual worlds. Some say to buy them for bragging rights, because owning things feels good, or to start a collection.
Joe Czubiak
5 min read
February 25, 2021
Box-Shadows
I've become mildly obsessed with box-shadows. When they are done well, they're magic. They provide depth, contrast, and clarity to the page. When done poorly, they're distracting. Let's dive into box-shadows.
Joe Czubiak
10 min read
January 27, 2021
My secret to putting my email on my website without getting spammed
I got an email from Ugohow the other day. Ugohar also sent me one. The Ugos send me a lot of emails, they write to me in Russian with links to buy prescription drugs. Thanks, Ugos.
Joe Czubiak
4 min read
January 06, 2021
A Los Feliz Day in the Rain
Rain offers scenery we don't get to appreciate most days. During a recent rain storm my girlfriend and I decided to get out and explore.
Joe Czubiak
4 min read

February 09, 2021
Shadows
I built an open-source CSS box-shadow generator. I was curious about box shadows one day and next thing you kow I've built a tool.
Joe Czubiak
1 min read
April 14, 2020
Joe's APIs
I'm providing free APIs for anyone to use at data.joeczubiak.com. Our first API serves important public data about COVID-19. The idea is to provide a way to give myself and others useful tools to build interesting things with.
Joe Czubiak
2 min read
April 01, 2020
Patient Tracker V
Patient Tracker V brings project management tools to dentists to help organize and track complex cases.
Joe Czubiak
1 min read
April 01, 2020
StockTrot
It felt like a more or less simple idea at the time. Create an email alert system for Form 4 Insider Transactions on the stock market. Months of working late into the night later I had a database full of millions of historic transactions and a functional website.
Joe Czubiak
1 min read

October 16, 2020
Laravel + React
This tutorial will show you how to use React with Laravel in a way that lets you sprinkle React into a legacy Laravel codebase and blade templates. We will not be creating an SPA or using Create React App.
Joe Czubiak
6 min read
July 28, 2020
Bridging CMS content and react components via shortcodes
I thought it would be nice to create my own implementation of shortcodes for my blog so I can include my custom react components into my post by adding a simple shortcode. This creates the bridge between CMS and code that I was missing.
Joe Czubiak
3 min read
April 06, 2020
Netlify Contact Form with React Ant Design Form Components
We're building a simple contact form with three fields — name, email, message. It will be a React component that uses the Ant Design components to display a Netlify form.
Joe Czubiak
7 min read
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