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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

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...

The Maybe data type in JavaScript
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The Maybe data type in JavaScript

Originally posted on dev JavaScript is not the only language that can be used to do Web development. Some other languages built upon other programming paradigms like Elm or PureScript are available as well. They rely on functional programming and most of the time have similar concepts. And one of these concepts is the Maybe...

5 Top Cloud IDEs for JavaScript Developers
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5 Top Cloud IDEs for JavaScript Developers

Top 5 JavaScript IDEs you should know in 2020 Developers have traditionally been writing software using text editors on local machines but recently, habits have started to change. A rise in the popularity of cloud-based services has led to an increase in cloud-based IDEs too. In this post, we cover some of the most popular...

RxDB: A realtime Database for JavaScript Applications
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RxDB: A realtime Database for JavaScript Applications

  RxDB A realtime Database for JavaScript Applications RxDB (short for Reactive Database) is a NoSQL-database for JavaScript Applications like Websites, hybrid Apps, Electron-Apps and NodeJs. Reactive means that you can query the current state and subscribe to all state-changes, such as the result of a query or even a single field of a document. This is useful for UI-based apps...