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Using ssh2 in React and Redux Application

When you need SSH connectivity within your JavaScript app, ssh2 is the best choice available. If you are using SSH2 with React and Redux, how can you make sure you always get a success, or a failure? Looking at the documentation, it is not that obvious. So let’s take a look at how to use …

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Learn To Code Without Ruining It For Yourself

For over 3 decades, programming has been a part of my life. During that time I went through more than my fair share of highs, lows, and a lack of various resources. These days it’s easy to learn to code, since there is a vast amount of options. As long as you have a strong …

Foundation 6 with Webpack using Sass

Using Foundation 6 with Webpack is not a simple task, and when you introducing sass makes it worse. Most issues come from how Foundation deals with includes, but there are workarounds.

RubyMine for Ruby on Rails

When working with JavaScript, I found myself moving from ViM, to Atom, to Brackets, and finally to VSCode. While VSCode is still my go-to for all JavaScript awesomeness, and then starting to use it for Ruby I thought I had an overall winner. While you will find me nose-deep in VSCode working with Ruby alone, …

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Using React-Native Calendar Events

The React-Native Calendar Events module is great for giving your React Native apps access to the OS calendar and its events. It’s also great for 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 …

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Writing JavaScript Promises

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. When this happens, you have to follow the general abstract rules of Promise chains, make it hard to use Promises in functions. To make it work, you can learn …

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You Do Not Need ‘Sudo’ So Stop Using It

The constant advise to Linux/UNIX users to use sudo before many different commands is more common than it should be. Each time these words hit the internet, an angel loses its wings. Seriously, it’s a recipe for disaster. While this may seem overly dramatic, it is telling you to do something you don’t need to …

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Using Redux Sagas with Optimal Design Patterns

The one thing that was always an issue for me when it came to Redux, were Thunks. Sure, Thunks are great, and they have their place, but did you know you could replace them with something much more functional? Even though everywhere you look you see thunks, if you look around, even at Dan Abramov’s …

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Awesome Services for Developers

The internet is filled with awesome services to help you with so many things, and I wanted to take this opportunity to share my favorite, and most valued services in my arsenal. At the same time I would like to share the services I use to allow me to stay productive on my Chromebook with …

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Great Programming Resources

When I started working with JavaScript late last year, I dived head first into a whole new world. As soon as I came back up for air, I realized I needed to stop watching videos, and truly learn the language. In my article Learning JavaScript: Filling In the Gaps So You Learn Effectively, I talk …