Hi, I'm Will Kempster.

I'm a Tech Recruiter and JavaScript Developer in London. 🙀

I co-founded (and MC) a meetup series, Growable, and spend about 1/3rd of my professional time developing at Talent Point. The rest of my time is spent helping some of London's most interesting tech-first businesses quickly and sustainably scale their engineering teams.

Articles

View All
My Perfectly Reasonable approach to React Project Architecture

React application architecture can be complicated. Let the challenges you face drive the decisions you make

Scraping London tech salaries from indeed using Node and Puppeteer

A short guide on how to scrape and parse salaries from Indeed.com using Nodejs and Google's Puppeteer Chromium API

Using Higher-order components with React and Redux

Higher-order components might not be the hottest topic in React world anymore but here's how I found them super useful building footnoteapp.com.

Why we use Redux at footnoteapp

Don't listen to the haters, when your app needs it, Redux is great. This is how I used it to massively improve code quality, developer velocity and maintainability building footnoteapp.com

Handling scroll events in React

Handling scroll events when building JavaScript apps is really common. Here's how I handled it when implementing infinite scroll on footnoteapp.com.

Projects

View All