Chris Ellis

I'm a software engineer and technophile with a passion for building great products. I'm the Sr Director of Engineering at XtendOps.

Build your own SvelteKit Boilerplate: Using Mailchimp with Endpoints

If you build it, they will come. That's a myth that many developers believe. A product so good that it sells itself sounds good. But it's also a convenient way to hide from having to do something scary. Talk to people. Make sales. We can go halfway t...

Build your own SvelteKit Boilerplate: Style with Tailwind

Love it or hate it, we're going to add TailwindCSS to the project. Let me try to convince you to love it. <soapbox> When you start a project by yourself, you know absolutely everything about it. Open that same project next month, you start to won...

Build your own SvelteKit Boilerplate: Auth0 Integration

You know there's a German word for nearly everything. I've got a few German friends and I should ask them if there's a word to describe the feeling of mildest frustration and anticipation you experience when starting a new project. After about three ...