HI, I'M SAM

I design and code beautifully simple things.

I'm that Frontend Engineer who comes up with creative CSS ideas at 2.00 am. Who always tries to reduce the no. of lines in any given file.

A Javascript developer who thinks that - "There is always a simpler way to solve a problem."

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Blog
24 Sep, 2022

You don't need these many state variables

react
javascript
performance
20 Aug, 2022

My take on CSS Grids

css
12 Aug, 2022

Monitor your website speed using Pagespeed API and Google Sheets

javascript
automation
10 Aug, 2022

How to create React Hooks? - A simple guide

react
javascript

I write about Javascript, CSS, and all things web.

If you love to read tech blogs? I got you covered. I post new content every week. I write about web, ReactJS, Typescript, NodeJS, CSS, Developer productivity tips, etc.
MY JOURNEY
2017
First Job - Burning Glass
I was hired as intern during campus placements, where I worked with C, C++ after which I became a full-time SDE
2018
Got into the Web development team
Not sure if it was my luck or destiny, I was moved to the web development team that was incharge of building SPAs and dynamic web apps.
2019
Frontend Developer - Plivo
As a Frontend Developer, I was given total freedom to implement my learnings. My job was to build performant web pages.
2020
Covid - WFH - WTH
TBH, This year and the next year went by within a wink. All I did was sanitize my hands 3 times a day.
2021
Became SDE - UI, Contacto
I moved into a product engineering team at Plivo called Contacto, where I worked with awesome tech stack - Electron, React, Vue, Redux, SCSS, etc
2022
Engineering teams are great
It's been a good year till now. I want to learn more new things, implement and experiment those learnings in my work.
We can be
I’m the kind of person who likes to connect with new people.
Who also likes to learn new technologies.
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Samuel Lawrentz
Software Development Engineer UI - Plivo