7 foot tall cactus

Hi, I'm Kit.

I am a husband. I am a father. I am a technologist. I have lots of opinions. I work on M&A due diligence.

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My latest ramblings, about the things that interest me.


JSR first impressions

JSR is a new package repository being introduced by the team at Deno that aims to solve many problems in the Javascript eco-system. I was invited to take part in very early access to it and want to share my impressions.

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Kitson P. Kelly
8 Jul 2023 · 14 min read
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Leaving Deno Land

I left Deno at the end of October 2022 and have some reflections on what it has been like since then.

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Kitson P. Kelly
8 Jul 2023 · 6 min read
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A Year in Deno Land

I started working full time on Deno on the 21st of September 2020 and wanted to share some of my thoughts.

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Kitson P. Kelly
5 Sept 2021 · 13 min read


Open source projects that I created or had a significant role in developing.

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A former core team member, having worked on Deno for four and half years. Mainly focused on the TypeScript integration, the language server, and other DX features.

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A Deno KV viewer, editor, and other tooling to make it easy to manage KV stores.

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A community effort to enrich TypeScript diagnostics, providing documentation of what can cause the diagnostic to occur and common fixes or workarounds.

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The most popular server middleware framework for Deno. Adapting a lot of concepts from Express or koa.

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Static code toxicity analysis for JavaScript and TypeScript, based on Erik Dörnenburg's concepts described in How toxic is your code?

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Former project lead, taking the "legacy" Dojo Toolkit and re-inventing it as a modern JavaScript/TypeScript web application framework.

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A convention testing framework for JavaScript/TypeScript.

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Fresh Charts

Server side rendering for Chart.js, intended for use with Fresh.