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Luke Jackson

Software Engineer

Luke joined Formidable in 2018, having previously spent time with Bede Gaming, Pusher, and Harvard University. He specializes in user interfaces and responsive layout, as well as application architecture and performance. Luke is an accomplished instructor and speaker, having delivered multiple lectures on modern frontend application development. He is also active in the OSS community; he redesigned the landing screen for create-react-app that was released with v2, and counts this achievement as a major career highlight. Luke is passionate about experimenting with and building single-responsibility, zero-dependency hyperapps. When not writing code Luke spends time with his girlfriend in Vietnam and on the family farm getting his hands dirty and driving tractors.

Runpkg v1.0 - The node packages explorer

Earlier in the year we released Runpkg, an online tool to help developers explore npm packages and their dependencies. We were pleased with the result ...

runpkg: The Online Package Explorer

We are seeing advances in browser technologies that have the potential to change the way we write applications on the web. Now that ES6 modules are we ...

Don’t Build That App!

I ask that you forget what you know and take a few minutes to read this post in the hope that you too can be persuaded to liberate yourself from a too ...