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Why Are JavaScript Frameworks Always Being Updated? Framework Lifecycles

Have you noticed that a new JavaScript framework pops up every few months? That’s because JavaScript frameworks work in cycles and each new framework has a development in the UI. Understanding the lifecycles of JavaScript frameworks is useful to help you understand the framework's design.

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May 13, 2021
  by
Umair Arshad
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How to Build a RESTful API Authentication With JWT (TDD Approach)

Token-based authentication has gained a lot of popularity in securing an API. In this article, we'll take our simple Rails RESTful JSON API application to the next level by focusing on user registration and login, plus authentication with JSON Web Tokens.

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May 4, 2021
  by
Uduak Essien
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How to Build Using a Mobile-First Approach: Bootstrap

Do you want to build for your mobile users? Then this article is for you. In it, we cover the differences between a mobile-first approach and desktop approach, the benefits of a mobile-first approach, and how to build using a mobile-first approach using Bootstrap.

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Apr 6, 2021
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Umair Arshad
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Test Driven Development of a RESTful JSON API With Rails

The open source nature of Rails, and its rich ecosystem inherited from Ruby, gives it an advantage of both time and cost efficiency to get your API up and running fast. In this article, we’ll build a simple Rails RESTful JSON API using Rails.

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Mar 18, 2021
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Uduak Essien
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How to Implement an Anagram in JavaScript

This article will first help you understand what anagrams are, then we will work through a problem in order to grasp how to implement an anagram in JavaScript.

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Mar 12, 2021
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Umair Arshad
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Using Test-Driven Development (TDD) to Understand the MVC in Ruby on Rails

In this article, we'll help you understand the MVC model through the construction of a simple app using TDD. You will work through this while being guided by the error messages commonly observed when coding in Ruby on Rails (RoR).

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Mar 3, 2021
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Bruna Gobi
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How to Use Associations and Class Names in Ruby on Rails

In this article we’ll discuss Associations and Class Names in Rails, and how the relationship works together to achieve your desired results. We will cover the four categories of Associations in Rails, then dive into Class Names so you can grasp a full understanding.

Posted on 
Feb 26, 2021
  by
Grace Poopola
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Rails Direct Uploads to Cloudinary Made Easy With Shrine

If you have been using Heroku often, you’ll notice that it is not suitable for persisting image storage and should not be used for any permanent storage. In this article, we simplify how you can perform direct uploads to Cloudinary in your Rails application, in order to persist your image uploads.

Posted on 
Feb 3, 2021
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Uduak Essien
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How to Loop Through the Array of JSON Objects in JavaScript

This tutorial will guide you through how to loop through the array of JSON objects in JavaScript. We’ll explain the various types of loops and how to use them so that you can tackle this after reading.

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Feb 1, 2021
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Umair Arshad
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How to Compile a React Application and Import an Image in ReactJS

Was one of your goals for 2021 to enhance your coding skills? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. This article will guide you through how to compile a React application as well as, how to import an image in ReactJS and adjust its size.

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Jan 19, 2021
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Umair Arshad
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Rails Image Upload in 7 Simple Steps Using Shrine

File uploading is an important aspect of many Rails applications and image uploading, in particular, is one of the most important features. In this article, we’ll simplify the image uploading process in 7 simple steps to make your life easier, using Shrine.

Posted on 
Jan 14, 2021
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Uduak Essien
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The Most Popular New Programming Languages

Ready to dive into a new programming language? This is a guide to choosing which new and fast-growing programming languages you should learn this year.

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Jan 7, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Popular Niche Programming Languages to Learn

If you're looking to learn a niche programming language to grow your career in tech, this is for you.

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Jan 5, 2021
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Ariel Camus
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The Best Programming Languages to Learn

Ready to learn a new programming language? This is a guide to the best programming language to learn when starting your software development career.

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Jan 3, 2021
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Ariel Camus
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How to Learn JavaScript from Scratch

This article will guide you through how to learn JavaScript from scratch and help eliminate any confusion about where to start, whether you’re a beginner or not.

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Dec 30, 2020
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Umair Arshad
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How to Write a SQL Query in Ruby on Rails

In this article we’ll help you understand how to write a SQL query in Ruby on Rails, through using ActiveRecord.

Posted on 
Dec 21, 2020
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Ahmad Muhammad
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How to Run React JS Project in Localhost

This article will guide you through how to run a JavaScript project in localhost. We’ll share the prerequisites you need before diving in, and will cover multiple ways to run a JS project in localhost.

Posted on 
Dec 8, 2020
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Umair Arshad
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How to Build an Image Upload Feature with Rails and Active Storage

File uploading is an important aspect of many Ruby on Rails applications. Active Storage is now the go-to source for enabling file uploading within Rails apps. Here's how to use it to do so.

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Dec 2, 2020
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Kerron King
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How to Get Better At Solving Coding Challenges

Coding challenges are key to your learning but can often be very difficult to solve. Here's some actionable advice to get better, and faster, at solving coding challenges.

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Nov 20, 2020
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Ahmad Muhammad
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Understanding RSpec Controller/Request Specs & Integration Tests Using Capybara

Performing a functional, and integration, test on your application is needed to gain wider test coverage. In this article, you’ll learn how to work with controller/request specs, as well as integration testing using Capybara.

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Nov 20, 2020
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Uduak Essien
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Understanding Common Error Messages in the MVC in Rails Model

In this article, we'll help you understand the MVC model through the construction of a simple app, while being guided by the error messages commonly observed while coding in Ruby on Rails.

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Nov 18, 2020
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Bruna Gobi
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5 Projects New Developers Should Build to Improve Your Skills

Being a new developer can be challenging. Whether you recently finished a coding bootcamp, went through a Full-Stack course online, or learned on your own, eventually you need to start coding real projects. Here's how to do that.

Posted on 
Nov 14, 2020
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Maria Reyes
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How To Get Started With Gatsby.js

Gatsby is a site generator built for React that can be tricky to get accustomed to. In this article, we walk you through the steps for creating a simple app so you can better leverage Gatsby.js.

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Nov 10, 2020
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Kerron King
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Understanding Test-Driven Development with RSpec in Ruby on Rails

One of the key parts of being a developer is testing your code. So it's important to understand why, and when, to test, as well as testing best practices. In this article, we explain test-driven development with Rspec in Ruby on Rails.

Posted on 
Nov 2, 2020
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Uduak Essien
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How to Get Set Up With React/Redux in Your Next Multi-page Project

Wondering how to get started with React or Redux for a multi-page project? We walk you through the steps on how to get set up so you can do it with ease.

Posted on 
Sep 29, 2020
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Kerron King
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3 Important Frontend Concepts that Make You a Professional

Thinking about becoming a Frontend developer? It’s more challenging than it seems. Here are three frontend concepts that will help make you a professional.

Posted on 
Sep 16, 2020
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Saheed Oladele
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Understanding RSpec Model and Helper Specs

RSpec Model and Helper Specs are important tests for developers to run in applications. In this article, we’ll look at the most common roadblocks when working with them and share tips, and advice for using them.

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Sep 2, 2020
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Uduak Essien
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3 of the Best Ways To Use React with Rails

If you’re a Ruby on Rails developer and like using the React Framework for your front-end apps, but often encounter issues integrating both, then this article is for you. In it you'll learn how to use React with Rails three different ways, through APIs and React Gems.

Posted on 
Jul 30, 2020
  by
Daniel Laloush
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How to Land Great Projects as a Freelance Junior Developer

Freelancing is a great way to dive into junior developer projects. In order to succeed though, you need to apply to the right types of projects or you might end up wasting your time.

Posted on 
Jul 10, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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The Most Important Things to Know about Gemfiles

Gemfiles are an incredibly useful tool for developers but people often misunderstand the usage of the version control environment that a Gemfile provides, due to its syntax. This article will help us understand how to use them.

Posted on 
Jul 8, 2020
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Daniel Laloush
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Trello’s Daniel Tew on the Importance of Developer Communities 

Daniel Tew, Software Developer at Trello, discusses the benefits of getting involved in the developer community for you and your career.

Posted on 
Apr 6, 2020
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Ariel Camus
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This Stripe Developer Shares The Key Traits Of Successful Software Developers

Aside from writing great code, what other qualities and attributes do the world’s leading developers have in common?

Posted on 
Mar 17, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Alternatives to Coding Bootcamps: How to Become a Remote Developer

Considering joining a coding bootcamp? We've shared the pros and cons of them, and the other ways and places you can learn how to become a software developer.

Posted on 
Jan 23, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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The Ultimate Guide to Help You Prepare for the Coding Interview

Want to ace your coding interview? We created this ultimate guide, with the top tips to get you prepared for the coding interview, so you can land your dream job as a software developer.

Posted on 
Jan 23, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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The Reason People Fail at Learning to Code and How to Avoid it

Learning to code is hard, and a lot of people fail at it, especially those learning online. We're sharing why most people fail at it and how you can persevere.

Posted on 
Oct 12, 2019
  by
Ariel Camus
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