👋   Hi, I'm Mike Herchel, and I use Drupal, CSS, JavaScript, and other technologies to kick various asses throughout cyberspace.

By mherchel, 10 February, 2019

FFMPEG is a free open source command line tool used to convert any video type into any other video type! It's used by the likes of Youtube (who are major contributors), VLC, and many more.

By mherchel, 10 January, 2018

Gatsby is a ReactJS based static site generator. This means that the build process will automatically generate all files that are sent to the end-user's computer. You don't need to do server-side processing.

By mherchel, 31 December, 2017

In the "micro sense" of the my life, 2017 has been really great to me.

By mherchel, 9 June, 2015

I had a new front-end developer reach out to me asking for a critique of their website, résumé, and Github account. I ended up going to town on my critique and advice, and I believe what follows is useful for many individuals who are looking at getting into the web development industry.

Hey <name redacted>,

The first thing I want to say is that this is pretty amazing work for just 9 months of experience. Honestly, you’re kicking some serious ass.