I'm building a pretty simple music search function in a new project right now, powered by Spotify’s web API. In a lot of the StackOverflow threads and tutorials I found, they give examples of using Spotify’s API, but with front-end user authentication. For my project, I don’t really need (or want to) require users to sign into Spotify to access some of the basic functions like search. The problem, however, to use the Search API requires you to authenticate to retrieve an access token, which the
Previously, on Underlost...
Gatsby Just Docs is a powerful MDX-based authoring framework for building great documentation.
Hacking Django Rest Framework to give me data I can use in Mapbox.
A regularly updated list of games I'm playing in 2022.
Being indispensable as a developer is never a good position to be in, and can actually be self-destructive to your career.
An ongoing story of a burnt-out developer that still wants to do way too much.
I love blogs. Ive been building and writing them since the initial conception of underlost in 2001. I’ve built a number of custom publishing platforms for clients, as well as for myself myself.
A regularly updated list of software and services I use.
Underlost originally started as a Gossip Girl-esque blog I maintained during high school. Over the years it morphed into a portfolio piece to show off (and look for) work, and eventually just sort of turned into this testing ground for experimenting with new technology stacks and designs.
With the pandemic taking center stage for most of 2020, no longer meeting in person has started a new spark of blogging. But with a twist. Blog posts are no longer found on a website, but instead inside your inbox.
An ongoing list of everything I finally got around to playing in 2021. Some games were new releases, while other games came out in the past that I finally got around to playing.
GhostWhisper covers two main areas I wish the main editor did a better job at: quick posting and live blogging.