Tag: 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 …

react redux

The Beginner’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 …

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 …

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 …

You Environment Does Not Need ‘Sudo’ So Stop Using It

As I continue to visit StackExchange and the infamous Stack Overflow to find quick answers to obscure errors, I continue to see the constant advise to Linux and OSX users, “use sudo” before your commands. For every time I read these words I grit my teeth, grind them, and clinch my fist wishing I could …

Programming: From Beginner to Intermediate

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 …

EcmaScript 5 versus 6

Still to this day I continue to hear professionals complain about ES6, and watch followers hold the same opinion because of a close-minded programmer. Even being new to JS, I’m not new to programming, and this is the first time I’ve seen people completely retaliate against their own language. In this article I plan to …