Hi! I'm Dustin.

Welcome to my website! I update it... occasionally (14 updates in 2024). I like to build things, teams, and products and occasionally blog about those topics. I live in San Francisco, CA with my lovely wife and son.

My son Noah and I working in my office
My wife Maggie and I at Yosemite
My wife Maggie using her iPhone with Noah
My time at Gatsby

recent posts

I try to blog about topics that interest me. Maybe they interest you! Some recent ones are below.

  • 12/31/2023

    2023: Year in Review

    • life
    • career

    2023 was a whirlwind year for me and my family. I'll wrap up what I accomplished, what I learned, and what I hope to do in 2024.

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  • 12/15/2023


    • personal
    • leadership

    A little about me. My leadership style, my likes, my dislikes, my quirks.

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  • 6/10/2018

    GraphQL: Most of the Parts

    • graphql
    • react
    • node

    In this post, I'll do a deep dive on most of the parts of GraphQL. I'll start with the foundational concepts and then from this foundational basis I'll construct the value of GraphQL and illustrate how it could be a hugely transformative technology for server and client communication.

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open-source work

Working on open-source has long been a passion of mine. Some of my favorite projects, the ones I've spent the most time on, or just simply the ones I'm most proud of are below. Check them out if you'd like.

  • 5/21/2015


    The best React-based framework with performance, scalability and security built in.

    • gatsby
    • static-site-generator
    • react
    • blog
    • web-app
  • 6/20/2011


    Postman is an API platform for building and using APIs. Postman simplifies each step of the API lifecycle and streamlines collaboration so you can create better APIs—faster.

  • 8/12/2017


    A simple playground for CSS in JS solutions

    • react
    • css-in-js
    • playground
    • styled-components
    • glamorous
  • 11/8/2017


    A live-editing visual comparison of a number of different JavaScript sorting algorithms

    • javascript
    • sorting
    • algorithms
    • react
    • flow
  • 10/17/2018


    A Gatsby email *application*

    • gatsby
    • javascript
    • app
    • email
    • gmail
  • 2/25/2023


    :wrench: .files, including ~/.macos — sensible defaults for macOS development (catered to Node.js)

contact me

If you'd like to chat, please do reach out. You can e-mail me or you can use the form below.