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Simon Owen is an award-winning freelance front-end developer with over 10 years industry experience. He has worked on a number of successful projects for multi-million pound e-commerce businesses, celebrities, and charities. This year, he has ventured into the world of freelancing aiming to help and share the knowledge he has gathered.

Simon is involved in a number of events: McrFRED (a monthly front-end meetup), UpFrontConf (a front-end conference for anyone who makes for the web), and digiHike (a hiking group for geeks).

Simon Owen

Dotty About Dotfiles!

If you’ve ever used an open source project, you might have seen a dotfile before, such as .editorconfig or .eslintrc. A dotfile, literally, is a filename that starts with a dot. In projects they’re often used for configuration. In the same way, we can add dotfiles at the root directory of a user to power up our development machine setup with super powers!
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