I am Joseph Rex,
a creative technologist and AI enthusiast

Animation, Design, Writing, AI, ML, Bots, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby, Git, Vim, 3D, XR

Shells

It might seem ironic to some that I find the CLI to be a lot more interesting to work with than GUI. And this goes way beyond my nerdy attraction to the aesthetic. I get mesmerized by terminal interfaces in sci-fi movies because of the beauty I find in console structures and colors, but my inference on GUI versus CLI is less about that, and more about the tooling efficiency in combination with the allure.

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Point of Realization

A sudden twist in perception may occur in our lives sometimes. Sometimes it feels like we have had our eyes shut before the new perception was gained and other times it really is just a change from one perception to the other.

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Designing Applications

A good number of applications get into development phase and then to production with no proper design or architecture. My context of application would remain in the scope of web apps for most part of this article. The common reason for this is because there’s no designer on the team or the sole designer working on the product lacks design skills. You can’t really blame a single developer working on a project because we were not all born to be unicorns 🦄.

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Immutability

I started a series on functional programming on the X-Team blog with a goal to make the perplexing functional paradigm in JavaScript fathomable. Immutability plays a vital role in creating pure functions for functional programming and it was only covered in brief.

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