Nick Taylor

  • @nickytonline
  • Lead Software Engineer, Forem
  • he/him
  • Montreal, Quebec, Canada
My name is Nick Taylor. I am a Lead Software Engineer with a focus on the front-end at Forem, the software that powers, the CodeNewbie community and my own community, VSCodeTips!

I host the DEV Twitch stream, and also stream at

I enjoy contributing to open source, hitting the gym, snowboarding, and a long time ago, rugby.

If you're curious what it's like to work with me, check out any of the streaming I do. If you're curious what my work looks like, check out my GitHub profile.
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Lead Software Engineer

  • Forem
  • Feb 2021 - Present

Senior Software Engineer

  • Forem
  • Jan 2020 - Feb 2021

Senior Software Developer, Shotgun

  • Autodesk
  • Oct 2018 - Jan 2021

Front-end Engineer

  • Oct 2017 - Oct 2018

Software Development Engineer

  • McAfee
  • Apr 2017 - Oct 2017

Senior Consultant

  • Adaptive Financial Consulting Ltd.
  • May 2016 - Mar 2017

Nick's Collections

My 2021 Highlights

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Open Source

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Twitter Spaces

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What Nick's working on

What Nick's working on


Jan 16, 2022
Jan 16, 2022
Published a newsletter
Hot off the presses! “Yet Another Newsletter LOL - Issue #29: Sub-atomic!”

If you’re not already a subscriber, consider subscribing. 😎
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 13, 2022
Delivered a livestream
Published a YouTube video
Yesterday, Jenn Schiffer, Director of Community at glitch, joined Christina and me on the DEV Twitch stream.

We chatted about Glitch, the new Glitch editor, Glitch in Bio, JavaScript, Community, and more!

Thanks again for joining us Jenn!
Jan 12, 2022
Jan 12, 2022
Delivered a livestream
Published a YouTube video
Last week Anthony Campolo, Developer Advocate at StepZen, joined us on the DEV Twitch stream to chat about GraphQL and StepZen studio. He showed us how to quickly set up and use an API with StepZen studio which he used as a data source for a SvelteKit based blog.

Thanks again for joining us Anthony!

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Jan 09, 2022
Jan 09, 2022
Received a shoutout
Received a shoutout in the latest COSS Weekly post for my year in review post!
Jan 03, 2022
Jan 03, 2022
Received a shoutout
Received a shoutout for my frontend developer resources post on DEV in the latest Frontend Horse newsletter!

Thanks Alex!
Jan 02, 2022
Jan 02, 2022
Published a newsletter
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