mark (he/him) is a software engineer, photographer, runner, and other things too sometimes.
One of my guiding principles behind RunDash's tech stack is that it should be kept as simple as possible. It is meant to return to a simpler time in web development before single page applications or microservices. That isn't to say it isn't modern though. While RunDash is not technically a single page application, full page loads are rare. You will not find webpack or React or babel in the
Over the last year, I've had a lot of fun tracking my progress with Garmin Connect and Strava. They expose tons of data points about each run - pace, distance, heart rate, elevation gain, cadence, etc. These tools are amazing. Strava is a great social network where my friends and I can congratulate eachother after races or particularly grueling workouts. Garmin provides insights into how training is going. Who doesn't love seeing a chart with a positive trend?