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Treehouse Is The Place To Be As A Beginner

When I first started working with JavaScript, I did it by jumping head first into ReactJS, and using EcmaScript 6. Everything seemed to work great, and I was doing very well at creating some decent React code. The only problem was, when I started to realize that my applications needed a Full-Stack solution, I then …

Learning JavaScript: Filling In the Gaps So You Learn Effectively

JavaScript is an awesome language, but there is so much more to it these days, that it seems some important footnotes are overlooked. When I learned JS in 1995, it was simple, but just enough to make me avoid it until 2015. When I came back learning React.js, and decided to learn JavaScript, and Node.js, …

How-To Build React-Native On Android Without Issue

Building apps for mobile can sometimes be problematic. When using the awesome react-native setup, it’s can be a lot easier, but Android can give you a whole slew of different problems where it’s not always clear what that issue is. Looking through Google there will be a lot of similar questions, but not always the …

The $170 MacBook Pro

It wasn’t until recently that I was finally given the chance to really start learning React-Native, and use it to create some apps for a client. When wanting to do such, that means that a Mac is a necessity. The reason being that OSX is needed to compile iOS apps, which require Xcode, which requires …

The Amazing Atom Editor IDE and Package Addons

Since I started programming again, I’ve have grown very close to the Atom editor, and for very good reason. Not only is it light-weight, compact, it has the ability to be customized completely! As for functionality, there are many editor options, a lot being similar to Sublime, but even more specific to Atom. Of course …

Constantly Learning React and Other JS Goodness

While I’m not yet at that point where I will create a tutorial on how to create a new React application using React 15.x, Redux 3.5.1, and all in ES6, I have been documenting all of the resources I used to learn ES6, Node.JS, React, Flux, Test-Driven-Development, Webpack, and many other things you’ll want to …

How the Hell to Learn ReactJS Without Frustration

For the past two months, I’ve been pushing to learn how to use ReactJS to create some awesome front-end magic. Unfortunately, the majority of the time I spent trying to learn how to use this magical JavaScript magic, I was looking at old tutorials, old mixed uses of task-runners, and even more libraries. For a …

The Perfect PHP Environment Setup

Since I recently moved back into PHP, I have found that with the new OOP structure called for a little bit more than what my usual ViM editor could do. After working a lot with 3D in the past year, my main system is a Windows 7 custom built system, so needless to say, setting …

Evolving

For the 3rd time in the past year, Network Synapse is now IPv6 accessible. Unlike the past 2 times, we are now running off a native IPv6 IP address; so we're here to stay! Thanks to Linode.com, native IP addresses have been assigned to all of our servers, and firewalls altered to cater them.

Parallels 5 build 9130 Issues

So, I upgraded my Parallels Desktop for Mac to build 9130 of 5.x, and it completely destroyed my Parallel Tools on XP, which was on a Boot Camp Partition. Uninstalling, and trying a different guest (Linking to same Boot Camp Partition), system did nothing good for the issue. No matter what I did, my original …