Matt Stobbs
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Matt Stobbs

I am a software developer at Scott Logic, based in Newcastle. I am particularly interested in web app development, especially React/Redux.

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Accessibility is essential to provide a high-quality experience for all of your users. However, it can be easy for failures to slip into our applications. In this post, we'll look at the six most common accessibility problems and discuss why they matter and how they can be fixed.
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One of the most common complaints when someone starts learning React Redux is that it's too magic. In this post, we'll be pulling back the curtain on React Redux to discover how it really works.
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Connecting points on a chart with a line is one of the most basic uses of a charting library. When drawing that line in WebGL, however, it's not as straightforward as you might think.
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When first using WebGL, even rendering a simple shape can be a challenge. In this post, I take a look at the approach we've taken in D3FC to render shapes using the fragment shader.
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Hooks are one of the most exciting features of React in recent times, allowing the developer to "hook" into React features without having to use class components. In this post, we take a dive into Hooks and learn how, when and why to use them.
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When first learning to develop in Swift, there were many cases in which I would become frustrated at some of its unique features. However, the more I learned about Swift, the more I realised these features weren't so crazy after all.