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Jacob Herper - Software Engineer and Consultant in the UK

I am a passionate Software Engineer, specialised in front-end development using React and TypeScript. As an advocate for web performance and accessibility and an evangelist for the Jamstack, I create amazing web applications to make the internet a better place. You can talk to me about anything related to JavaScript, the React ecosystem, Jamstack and the open web.

Always happy to help you grow your tech career through mentorship. Please feel free to reach out, if you need help!

More from me: WebsiteTwitterLinkedIn

What I've worked on over the last few days:

TypeScript   5 hrs 55 mins   ██████████████████░░░░░░░   72.62 % 
JavaScript   56 mins         ███░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░   11.52 % 
CSS          23 mins         █▒░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░   04.90 % 
JSON         23 mins         █▒░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░   04.77 % 
Other        15 mins         ▓░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░░   03.26 % 


  1. My personal portfolio website, proudly built with Next.js, TypeScript and Tailwind

    TypeScript 129 32

  2. A little side project to display top played artists and tracks of a user using Spotify's API, built with ❤️, React and TypeScript

    TypeScript 5

  3. A React / TypeScript adaption of a simple weather app I originally created in 2015 with vanilla JS / Foundation


  4. A slack alternative built with React and Firebase


  5. A simple idea board app built with React and TypeScript


  6. Demo project with Apollo Server


2,313 contributions in the last year

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Contribution activity

January 2022

Created a pull request in jakeherp/portfolio that received 1 comment

fresh coat of paint

+6,875 −8,314 1 comment
Opened 4 other pull requests in 1 repository
Reviewed 1 pull request in 1 repository
jakeherp/portfolio 1 pull request

Created an issue in tailwindlabs/tailwindcss that received 2 comments

Problem with Tailwind in combination with react-markdown

What version of Tailwind CSS are you using? For example: v3.0.8 What build tool (or framework if it abstracts the build tool) are you using? postcs…

Opened 1 other issue in 1 repository
warpdotdev/Warp 1 open
60 contributions in private repositories Jan 1 – Jan 14

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