Category: JavaScript

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type checking

Type Checking: A Necessity in Dynamic Development

When first learning about type checking, it can be easily seen as an unnecessary addition to an application. When it comes to dynamic languages, type checkers prove themselves invaluable in a rapid development setting, and in a multitude of ways. Once you see the benefits, it is difficult to keep from making it a common …

Fully-Featured Apps With Electron

For a few years now, Electron has been my go-to framework for developing desktop applications, and through the development process I found myself running into a few different unforeseen nuances, with developers of all kinds, sharing similar concerns when discussing why they abruptly moved away from the framework. Each of the surprises inevitably required additional …

react redux

The Starter’s Guide to Redux: Part 3 – Refactor

Now that we have a working Redux app now, we should start looking at ways we can optimize our code, as well as take full advantage of redux. What we will cover in this last of the redux tutorial is how to take advantage of asynchronous actions, DRYing up our code, and controlling and accessing …

react redux

The Beginner’s Guide to Redux: Part 2 – Building the Redux App

After the first part of our Beginner’s Guide to Redux, we should have a good understanding of what we want to accomplish, as well as an idea of how we want to implement it within our application. So instead of going even deeper into Redux philosophy, why not spend this part focusing on the code? …

react redux

The Beginner’s Guide to Redux: Part 1

With many articles revolving around FP, they tend to be focused around redux being a part of the app’s foundation. With that, I would love to give any new-comers a great place to get started. In this 3 part guide, we will cover the react/redux concept, practices, and application, used when adding Redux to an …

Effective Bug Tracking with BugHerd

If you have ever used a bug tracker in your applications before, you probably remember an excruciating experience where you found yourself setting up a hosted tracker, and finding some way to offer it to your users. To make matters worse, you surely found yourself tasked with the dilemma of getting your users to even …

Using ssh2 within your React and Redux Application

If you ever find yourself needing SSH connectivity within your JavaScript app, you’ll find the module ssh2 to be the best choice you can find. Of course working with so many different modules, I was surprised to see this module being used in a stream-based abstract. So if you are using React and Redux, how …

How-To: Foundation 6 with Webpack using Sass

If there was every an issue that arose many times for me, it was trying to get Foundation 6 working with Webpack. Keep in mind that the solution is fairly simple thinking about it, but if you are also reading Sass via Webpack, and want to access Foundation through Sass, a whole new list of …

Quick Introduction to React-Native’s Calendar Events

The React Native Calendar Events module is great for giving your React Native apps access to the OS calendar and its events, as well as creating your own intricate events easily. If there was ever an amazing React-Native module that lacked opening documentation it would definitely be this one. For new users it is a …

Making Promises Work For You

While I tend to stay away from Promises as much as possible, there are times you simply cannot avoid them. Certain situations like using the 3rd Party¬†APIs, or even some new built-in APIs like Fetch provide circumstances that would keep you stuck to Promise flows, and when this happens you have to follow the general …