On 12th May, as I was trying to “npm run dev” a react application that I hadn’t pulled from the master branch in a while, I came across the following error when trying to start the app:

Quick google search, I noticed…

So, you have chosen the path to become a React Ninja. In that case, I am Sensei, (Seonsaeng) Godwill Barasa, a software developer with 4 years of experience in React. This young warrior is going to be a journey like no other, be ready for a journey of a lifetime.

My name is Godwill Barasa, a software developer, writer, and designer based in Nairobi, Kenya. In case you are interested to know how I undertake my daily work, find my previous viral article here.

I write this article at 2 am, with an Operating System exam tomorrow morning at 8…


JAMstack is quite popular right now in the developer world. But what exactly is it? Should you use JAMstack for your next project?

Termed as a new approach to make our websites faster and more secure, does it live up to the hype?

This is quick guide to JAMstack.


Godwill Barasa — The engineer in question

Here is a little context, My name is Godwill Barasa. I am a 23-year-old software developer based in Nairobi, Kenya. I live in Roysambu, TRM Drive. More often than not, when people during family gatherings, ask me what I do for a living.

Perhaps is the casual wear I am…

Godwill Barasa

Award-winning Software Developer, Writer and Designer

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