Hey, I’m Lee Robinson
I’m a developer, writer, and creator living in Des Moines, IA. You’ve found my personal slice of the internet – everything you want to know and more is here.
Everything I Know About Style Guides, Design Systems, and Component Libraries
A deep-dive on everything I've learned in the past year building style guides, design systems, component libraries, and their best practices.
How Stripe Designs Beautiful Websites
Examining the tips and tricks used to make Stripe's website design a notch above the rest.
Creating a Monorepo with Lerna & Yarn Workspaces
In this guide, you will learn how to create a Monorepo to manage multiple packages with a shared build, test, and release process.
Build and deploy a modern Jamstack application using the most popular open-source software.
A free video course for building static and server-side rendered applications with Next.js and React.
The best serverless functions for JAMstack applications. Deploy to Vercel or Netlify for your static site.
Launched React 2025 💯
Building a real SaaS application, from zero to production.
Emerging Technology Leader of the Year 🏆
I was extremely honored to be one of five finalists nominated for this award at the 2020 Prometheus Awards.
Became a Tech Lead 👨🏻💻
Starting at the beginning of this year, I moved into a tech leadership role on one of our e-commerce development teams.
Mastering Next.js made $10K 📈
I taught hundreds of students from all over the world how to build web applications. Exceeded my wildest expectations.
Software Engineer III ✨
Lead our design system architecture, building new components with React, Storybook, and styled-components.
Mastering Next.js ⚛️
Launched a 50+ lesson video course for building apps with Next.js and React.
Bought a Townhome 🏡
Who wants to do yardwork? Not me. Plus, Allie and I love living downtown Des Moines.
Got Engaged 💍
I asked my now fiancée, Allie, to marry me. She said yes! It was a busy month, to say the least. I also spoke at three events and sold my condo.
Spoke at Talent42 🎤
I spoke to over 100 technical recruiting leaders from across the country at Talent42 in Seattle during a 45-minute keynote.
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