Jake Worth

Jake Worth

Projects

I like building software that informs and entertains. Here are few of the public projects I’ve built.

React Explained

I launched this React-focused newletter during the pandemic, publishing thirty issues about the latest news and advancements in the community.

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The Bell

The Bell was a pandemic-inspired social-distancing art project I created and maintained from March–October 2020. Over the life of the project, The Bell was clicked over 4K times.

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Game of Life

This is my React/TypeScript implementation of the classic cellular automaton and programming puzzle, Conway's Game of Life.

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JavaScript Equality

I built this React/TypeScript application to demonstrate the difference between twoquals and threequals in JavaScript.

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PG Casts

PG Casts is a series of screencasts about PostgreSQL. My coworkers and I built it together during downtime at Hashrocket. I helped create the idea, build the site, and wrote, recorded, and edited six screencasts as one of the founding contributors.

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Today I Learned

TIL was my apprentice project at Hashrocket. It has grown into a popular developers blog with 2.6K posts, millions of page views per year, and the top-ranked answers on Google to many an esoteric question. It's also open-source, one of the first such Phoenix repositories.

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Ceramic Nation

Ceramic Nation was an auto-generated internet novel, one chapter per day, supported by a Ruby gem I wrote called Remarkovable. From 2015-2022 it produced nonsensical, occasionally interesting prose informed by a corpus of classic literature.

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