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Angular for Architects: Full Stack Patterns
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Angular for Architects: Full Stack Patterns

How do you follow the best practices and set yourself up to successfully maintain your application? Are you meeting your business requirements and considering resiliency patterns? How do you intercept and adjust HTTP activity, manage shared state, and design your components? If you are comfortable with the basics of Angular, it’s time to shift your...

Node.JS: Looking under the hood
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Node.JS: Looking under the hood

This course intends to give an introduction to Node.js for those who have had no previous experience or exposure to this platform. It is a 9-hour hands-on course covering the core principles and fundamentals topics in Node.js. How it works and how to use it to build server side applications with JavaScript. Read more and reserve a seat

Understanding JavaScript currying
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Understanding JavaScript currying

Originally posted on dev. Currying is a concept from lambda calculus, but don’t let that freak you out — it’s quite simple to implement. Currying is a function that takes one argument at a time and returns a new function expecting the next argument. It is a transformation of functions that translates a function from...

The (Most Comprehensive) JavaScript Design Principles Guide
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The (Most Comprehensive) JavaScript Design Principles Guide

Originally posted on dev. The (Most Comprehensive) JavaScript Design Principles Guide As JavaScript developers we strive towards clean, healthy, and maintainable code. We strive towards solving challenges eloquently. While these challenges may each, within themselves, be unique – we don’t necessarily require unique solutions for each individual one of these new challenges we face. If...

React is Just Javascript
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React is Just Javascript

Originally posted on dev. Let’s start this post with a simple function in Javascript. function App(){ console.log('Hello World'); // logs 'Hello World' } App(); In the above code snippet, the function call on line no 5 calls the App function which outputs ‘Hello World’ in the console. Let’s React! React is simply Javascript. A component defined in React is...

15+ Fantastic React UI Libraries to Consider for your Project
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15+ Fantastic React UI Libraries to Consider for your Project

Originally posted on dev. React is a very popular JavaScript library for building User Interfaces. Using React makes the process of building UIs very simple but you know what makes the process even easier? Using an already-made library. Here are over 15 popular React libraries you might want to consider using for your project: Blueprint Blueprint is...

Introduction to HTTP Cookies
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Introduction to HTTP Cookies

Originally posted on dev. I heard the british use biscuits instead of cookies…weird. Okay, let’s focus. What are Cookies Cookies, more properly called HTTP cookies, are small bits of data stored as text files on a browser. Cookies associate bits of data to a specific user. Cookies are mainly used for three purposes: Session management...

JavaScript Execution Context
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JavaScript Execution Context

Originally posted on dev. It is important to view knowledge as sort of a semantic tree — make sure you understand the fundamental principles, ie the trunk and big branches, before you get into the leaves/details or there is nothing for them to hang on to. — Elon Musk on reddit In this article we will take...

Step aside, Python — 4 benefits of using JavaScript for machine learning
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Step aside, Python — 4 benefits of using JavaScript for machine learning

Originally posted on thenextweb. In the past few years, Python has become the preferred programming language for machine learning and deep learning. Most books and online courses on machine learning and deep learning either feature Python exclusively or along with R. Python has become very popular because of its rich roster of machine learning and deep learning...

Fun JavaScript: Safely dealing with undefined/null values using functional programming
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Fun JavaScript: Safely dealing with undefined/null values using functional programming

Originally posted on intext. Let’s pretend there is a number we want to apply an operations to, and if that number is undefined/null, we want to avoid an error or unexpected result. The operation will be add. One way to do this imperatively could be: const number = // getting number from somewhere (DB/network/etc)let newNumber; if...

Composing functions in JavaScript
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Composing functions in JavaScript

Originally posted on dev. Taking functional programming approach to pipeline functions in JavaScript Cross-posted from my dev.to article with a same title. Recently I read an article, here on Medium, about using Pipeline style in JavaScript. An article described how to pipe functions together so data flows through all of them. What I’ve missed in this article was...

Python remains most popular programming language to learn
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Python remains most popular programming language to learn

Though Python may be tops, interest is also growing in other languages, including JavaScript, C, and C++, says O’Reilly. With so many programming languages in use, professional developers and potential developers alike face a challenge in deciding where to focus their efforts. This is especially true when it comes to learning and studying a particular...

Should You Learn Javascript in 2021?
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Should You Learn Javascript in 2021?

Originally posted on hackernoon. So, you want to learn programming but you’re unsure what programming language to learn, This is a position that every programmer has been in at some point. Over the last few years, JavaScript has made a name for itself as an incredibly popular programming language, especially for beginners. You may be...

Programming language popularity: JavaScript leads – 5 million new developers since 2017
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Programming language popularity: JavaScript leads – 5 million new developers since 2017

Originally posted on zdnet. But Python has also gained 2.2 million developers over the past year while Java adds 1.7 million since 2017. avaScript remains by far the most popular programming language with developers, followed by Python and then Java, according to analyst firm SlashData’s latest survey of developers.  The company’s State of the Developer Nation...

Angular for Architects: Full Stack Patterns
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Angular for Architects: Full Stack Patterns

How do you follow the best practices and set yourself up to successfully maintain your application? Are you meeting your business requirements and considering resiliency patterns? How do you intercept and adjust HTTP activity, manage shared state, and design your components? If you are comfortable with the basics of Angular, it’s time to shift your...

JavaScript creator Eich: My take on 20 years of the world’s top programming language
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JavaScript creator Eich: My take on 20 years of the world’s top programming language

Originally posted on zdnet. JavaScript creator Brendan Eich charts the programming language’s life from Mosaic to Internet Explorer and Chrome. A newly published paper by Brendan Eich, CEO of Chromium-based browser Brave and the key designer of JavaScript, looks back at two decades of the definitive programming language for the web, browsers and, increasingly, native...