Matt Hink

Matt Hink

Senior Software Engineer

Matt joined Nearform in 2016, where he started out by creating a customer-facing Desktop application in Electron, and leading the process of building a complex, React-enabled, single-page website for MicaSense, an agricultural imaging startup. Matt worked closely with MicaSense, training their team on best practices for React, Redux, and Webpack. His past experience ranges from working on huge-scale systems at Amazon to building small Rails applications for Seattle-area startups. He believes strongly in treating front-end development with the same care and quality as any other engineering domain.

Introducing Spectacle's Enhanced Architecture

February 10, 2021
Introducing Spectacle's all new architecture, which includes several under-the-hood improvements that improve the overall experience with a couple API changes based on community feedback.


October 25, 2018
We're very excited about what we learned at React Conf and we wanted to share our take on React Hooks, a new React API that gives React functional components the ability to use state and controlled side effects without the need for any additional helper libraries.

Javascript Power Tools Part III: Real-world redux-saga Patterns

June 7, 2017
In the past two articles, we've talked a lot about redux-saga in the abstract, without much concern for real-world applications. Now that we’re equipped with new knowledge, we're ready to jump in and start putting the pieces back together. First, we'll take a look at a pattern...

JavaScript Power Tools Part II: Composition Patterns in redux-saga

May 17, 2017
In the last article, we investigated redux-saga's approach to the Saga pattern in JavaScript. Specifically, the concept of a generator function that yields command objects, which describe the effects we want to happen, and rely on an external driver to actually perform those effects...

JavaScript Power Tools: redux-saga

May 10, 2017
At Formidable, we're always refining our knowledge of modern JavaScript tech. This blog series, entitled JavaScript Power Tools, will take a deeper look at some of the tools, frameworks, and libraries we use to deliver reliable and maintainable code. Today, I want to talk about [`redux-saga`]...