Julien Melissas

Julien Melissas

I'm a Web Developer, Foodie, and Music Lover/Maker living in Asheville, NC. Sometimes I blog. I make things on the web at Craftpeak & JM Labs.


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Nomading 2016: The Backpack

Posted on December 11th, 2016.

I've always loved the idea of living out of a backpack. But what's in the backpack matters a good bit.

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Nomading 2016

Posted on December 11th, 2016.

It’s been awhile. I haven’t blogged in months, but it’s for a good reason: I’ve been really, really busy. This year I’ve built a few really cool projects – everything from a large React/Redux project to those solid handy-dandy WordPress websites. Possibly even more exciting is Corey (my business partner) and I have decided that Craftpeak […]

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“How the internet works” Slides

Posted on June 6th, 2016.

Slides from my #WCAVL talk.

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JS Framework Showdown Slides

Posted on June 4th, 2016.

Here be the slides from my WordCamp Asheville 2016 talk!

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Shrug Alias

Posted on May 9th, 2016.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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Slides from SyntaxCon 2016

Posted on May 7th, 2016.

My slides from SyntaxCon 2016

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This is how easy it is to get data from the WP-API

Posted on April 6th, 2016.

So I was at a #WCAVL planning meeting today and was trying to come up with a talk idea, and noticed we haven’t had many JS submissions. I thought: “oh hey – maybe it’d be cool for me to do one comparing using the WP-API with React, Angular, Backbone, etc…” Someone said: “there’s no way you could fit […]

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AirPi: Raspberry Pi AirPlay Station

Posted on February 21st, 2016.

Since moving into a new place, my bedroom is big enough for my stereo, which love very dearly. Thing is, I can’t be in bed working and also listen to music at the same time! Now normally I’d just buy an AirPort Express, but I get a decent WiFi signal up in my room, don’t need the other functionality, […]

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Cast Iron Baked Chicken Legs (Spanish-Style)

Posted on December 2nd, 2015.

My friend Karl asked me to write this out. He probably didn't need this much help, but I'm putting it here anyways so everyone can enjoy it! It was yummy, and VERY easy to make.

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Using Angular.js and Sage

Posted on October 7th, 2015.

Angular + Sage? ezpz as Austin would say.