Tony Lea

5 Tips for Becoming a Better Developer

Written on March 15, 2020

Connecting to a MySQL database in NodeJS

Written on March 14, 2020

Timing Functionality in JavaScript

Written on March 14, 2020

Clean Up Your Legacy Code

Written on March 6, 2020

Drinking and Coding

Written on June 22, 2019

This is a short story about my experience with drinking beer and coding. Will it make you less productive? Maybe more creative?During my college years and my 20's I had many nightly programming a...

Custom Laravel Blade Directive

Written on June 20, 2019

Laravel Blade is a simple templating language which make views much easier to read. Blade gives us some simple shorthand syntax for common PHP functions such as @if, @foreach, @isset, and many others....

Javascript Foreach

Written on April 9, 2019

The Javascript Foreach loop comes in very handy when you want to loop through an array of items. The loop will execute for each item in your array. Take a look at the following example of a Javascript...

8 Common Page Speed Optimizations

Written on April 5, 2019

As a developer I don't really enjoy working on front-end page speed optimizations... Those things are boring, right?But... If you want your pages to rank well in Google it almost becomes a mandatory t...

Getting Started With Go

Written on March 19, 2019

What Is Go?Go or Golang is a server side technology initially developed at Google. You can use Golang to build some kickass server side applications or use it to build fast command line tools.Golang c...

End to End Testing with Casper

Written on March 19, 2019

End to end testing is the process of testing your whole application to ensure that all the functionality is working as intended. This kind of testing is very important and actually very easy thanks to...