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March 3, 2021

My first Reaction of React

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

In this tutorial, I want to show you the basics of how a React application works. I also wanted the chance to try it out myself 🤓. I consider myself more of a PHP/Laravel/VueJS developer; however, I thought I would give React a try and let you kno...

March 2, 2021

One second to read GitHub code with VS Code

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Github1s is an awesome project that allows you to open up any Github repo in VS Code directly in your browser. Give it a try You don't even need to install anything to give this a try. Want to read the Laravel repo in VSCode in 1 second? Visit this U...

February 26, 2021

Converting Markdown to HTML in Laravel

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

In the latest version of Laravel, converting your markdown into HTML couldn't be easier. All you need to do is reach for the handy Str helper method and you can accomplish this in one line. Converting Markdown to HTML You can simply run the new Str::...

February 16, 2021

Paddle Payment Platform

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Paddle is an awesome payment platform that makes integrating payments into your application super easy. 😎 Today at Paddle Forward, a quarterly event, they talked about some awesome new features that you might like to know about. Why is this import...

February 14, 2021

Write a Post, Get Paid

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Are you a developer who enjoys writing articles and tutorials. If so, here's an opportunity to earn some money on a weekly basis. You can write these tutorials/posts on your own site and you can re-post it to the DevDojo for a chance to win $20 each ...

January 26, 2021

A Brief History of Web Development

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

As web developers, we have an arsenal of 🛠 tools, frameworks, and libraries at our fingertips. But, it's important to remember that this hasn't always been the case. Back in the days of Netscape Navigator and Geo Cities, you would have to scavenge...

January 23, 2021

Best 5 NPM Command Line Games 🎮

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

Have you ever been inside of terminal and said to yourself, "I wish I could play a quick game of Pong." Yeah, me either, but if that ever comes up, here are 5 cool games that you can install with NPM and play directly in your terminal. 1. P...

January 15, 2021

Tracing Objects in TailwindCSS

Written by Tony Lea - 1 minute read

I've been getting good at designing and painting elements on the page using TailwindCSS. I decided to use a flat laptop image 🖼️ and design it with TailwindCSS. It was actually pretty simple after I figured out the best way to trace elements. Le...

January 13, 2021

Custom Animations in TailwindCSS

Written by Tony Lea - 2 minute read

Tailwind provides some simple animations out of the box. If you're not familiar with these animations, be sure to check out my post on TailwindCSS Animations here. These simple animations are pretty cool; however, we may want to add some custom anima...

January 7, 2021

5 reasons to start using TailwindCSS

Written by Tony Lea - 3 minute read

It's 2021, and it's time for a change. Bootstrap has held its reign as the top CSS framework for quite some time; however, that's all about to change. TailwindCSS is the cat's pajamas, it's the bee's knees, it's the coolest thing since peanut butter ...

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