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My First Medium Post Nearly One Year Later

Nearly one year ago (March 8th, 2016) I wrote my first post on Medium about React composition in Meteor 1.3 with reactive data through the SpaceDojo publication. The post wasn’t much to “shake a stick at”; however, it was my first public post outside of my personal blog. Nearly one year later, I still get regular emails about readers looking at the article! I am preparing another post on Medium about using Dokku to deploy a Nuxt.js application on a Digital Ocean droplet, and am super excited to see the readership and response from it! Here is a recap of those statistics nearly YTD:

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GTM alt Attribute Variable

I have recently been handling analytic tagging at work after the digital analytics employee left. In a pursuit of saving myself some time and applying some software best practices to tagging, I started looking for ways to “DRY” up the tags and triggers I create.

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Over the years I have tired to force myself to write more, but I often found the process to be long and annoying. I would write a post (or micro-post) then have compile the blog, which required me update Ruby, figure out why middleman was screaming at me, and then commit all the changes. So no more of that!

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