5 Tips for Becoming a Better Developer

March 15, 2020 Want to be a better developer? We all do, right? Well I’ve put together 5 sure fire fundamentals to follow in order to become a better developer. Ironically these tips have little to do with code, b...

Connecting to a MySQL database in NodeJS

March 14, 2020 Connecting to a MySQL database in NodeJS is actually quite simple. First off, you'll need to make sure you have a local MySQL server on your machine and then you can follow these steps.To start off yo...

Timing Functionality in JavaScript

March 14, 2020 Timing the functionality in your JavaScript code can help you write more efficient code and it can help you figure out which code is slowing down your application.Luckily JavaScript has a few handy he...

Clean Up Your Legacy Code

March 6, 2020 The code you write today will eventually become "legacy code". After time our code needs to be refactored or rewritten. Similarly the thoughts and impressions we code into our mind must also be refact...

Drinking and Coding

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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