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Hi, I'm Jake

I'm a front-end developer focused on building exceptional storefront experiences on Shopify Plus.

About Me

I've been building websites professionally for over 8 years now, and have worked with countless businesses of all sizes, mainly in the ecommerce space.

I've now been focusing on the Shopify platform, building custom storefront experiences with Shopify's Slate, Vue, GraphQL, and more.

I'm excited about the future of headless commerce and the improvements it'll bring to both user and developer experiences.



Read about my projects, skills, tools, and preferences on all things web development.

Shopify Storefront API + Vue + Apollo

March 02, 2020

For my last project, I built out a complete product listing page (PLP) equipped with advanced filtering using the Shopify Storefront API, Vue.js, and Apollo Client. For small Shopify stores with limited products per collection, I might write some…

Tailwind and CSS-in-JS with Linaria

November 25, 2019

Working with Gatsby, I've revisited my CSS preferences and thought about ways I could potentially improve my setup. Of course, Tailwind would stay at the center of how I style things. But there are times when custom CSS needs to be written and then I…

A Year with Tailwind CSS

November 25, 2019

I've been using Tailwind CSS for about a year now and I've been in love. It's really ruined writing CSS in any other way for me (looking at you BEM). For those unfamiliar, Tailwind CSS is a utility first CSS framework for rapid styling. So instead of…

Thoughts on GatsbyJS

November 25, 2019

I've been eyeing Gatsby for a while now and finally used it for the first time. As far as static site generators go, this one is on steroids. It's fully equipped with SSR, React, GraphQL, Webpack, and more, and somehow manages to make it feel simple…

Why I Rebuilt my Blog with Gatsby

November 24, 2019

This past weekend, I decided to rebuild my Jekyll blog with Gatsby. So what was the point of this? First off, if you don't know what Gatsby is, it's a static site generator built for the JavaScript ecosystem and has quickly become one of the most…