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OpenCage Data, geocoding in Perl

2017-11-22 11:25:19 admin Companies<p>We had a quick interview with Ed Freyfogle, co-founder of OpenCage Data to talk about more about this Perl company.<p>…

Node Knockout

Node Knockout is the world's biggest Node.js programming competition<p>Partners<p>Service Sponsors<p>About NKO2017<p>Node Knockout is a 48-hour hackathon …

OK I learnt React — kinda — and got hired as a front-end developer

OK I learnt React — kinda — and got hired as a front-end developer<p>But it wasn’t because I learnt React<p>I’m done “learning” React.<p>At the same time I’ll …

Perl in Brazil

2017-10-18 10:49:49 admin Perl Interests Perl Events News Interviews<p>Carrying on the heels of our previous article that explored the topic of Perl in …

Trunk-based Development vs. Git Flow

In order to develop quality software, we need to be able to track all changes and reverse them if necessary. Version control systems fill that role …

Flexbox Sticky Footer and React

Currently I am working on a <b>React</b> version of my <b>portfolio site</b>. I like my <b>Jekyll</b> version, but wanted to compare <b>UX</b> between <b>React</b> and <b>Jekyll</b>. I also wanted …

From imperative to functional JavaScript

Functional programming is an awesome tool to have in your arsenal, since it will at least:<p>Reduce the amount of <b>mutations</b>;<br>• Make the code base easier to …

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JavaScript: What are default parameters?

Default Parameters — Definition<p><b>Default parameters allow parameters to be set with initial values</b><p>By default, all parameters of JavaScript functions …

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Javascript — ES8 Introducing `async/await` Functions

To gain some perspective on why folks are so excited about the ES8 async/await functions, you have to be familiar with the evolution of asynchronous …

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async_hooks in node.js, illustrated

<i>async_hooks</i>, the new and still experimental API that came out with node 8 got my attention a few weeks back, so I decided to do a bit of exploring as …

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Deploying to gh pages with git subtree

So I just completed a todo app the other day using React. This was the second time I followed the course <i>“Build Your First Production Quality React</i> …

From Front-End to Node.JS

Sessions is temporarily moving to YouTube, check out all our new videos here.<p>Ben August speaking at The JS Roundabout in August, 2017<p>1125Views<p><b>Great</b> …

5 Questions with ZEIT’s Leo Lamprecht

1. How did you find programming?<p>At the age of 12, about 7 years ago, I switched schools and joined a new class.<p>I made new friends who were building a …

Perl in Japan

2017-08-23 09:58:30 admin Perl 6 Perl Interests Perl Events Interviews<p>Perl is used in many different fields, by programmers from all over the world. …

Guide to Data Synchronization in Microsoft SQL Server

Sharing related information among isolated systems has become increasingly important to organizations, as it allows them to improve the quality and …

Why I started developing in nodejs again? by @jjude

I started learning nodejs in 2014. I developed a static blog engine in sailsjs. Or at least I tried to. It took me long time to follow the ‘async by …

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JavaScript for People Who Hate JavaScript

I have a long history with JavaScript, dating back to the glory days of the most perfect technology ever to have graced computers: DHTML.DHTML was …

Fetching API Data with React.JS

If you’ve used fetch to retrieve data from an API using Javascript, doing it with React will be pretty similar. In this post, I’ll walk you through …

Node.js Emerging as the Universal Development Framework for a Diversity of Applications

Last year and at the beginning of this year, we asked you, Node.js users, to help us understand where, how and why you are using Node.js. We wanted …

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Two Wolves

<b>Lifelong learning</b><p>Acquiring any new skill has it’s own set of challenges. The field of web development is no different. Because web development is a …

A short introduction to select2 v4

I’ve been a developer for close to a year now, I graduated college last year and I’ve been exploring and learning lots of new things ever since. I’m …

Why I’m Learning Perl 6

The Perl 6 virtual machine is a promising piece of technology: Why I’m Learning Perl 6

Creating relationships between Schemas in MongoDB.

As you can see here, I have 4 different schemas. Users, Date, Activity & Category. In my stat tracker, I wanted users to be able to create a …

Fire and (Mostly) Forget Http Post In Angular To Delete SharePoint List Items

Most of my work centers around Microsoft SharePoint and for the last two years I’ve been writing a lot of client side code using TypeScript and …

Depentree, tracking your CPAN dependencies

2017-07-19 09:26:39 admin Startups<p>Seeing a startup built in Perl is a great thing, for Perl developers and the Perl community. But beyond that, …

The Read Write Splitter at ZipRecruiter

At my talk at YAPC a few weeks ago I discussed some technology at ZipRecruiter that’s called the read/write splitter (or more often the rwsplitter or …

Another “Why TypeScript” Blog Post & Excerpt – hello JS

This is an excerpt from my recently published and free book, <i>Yet Another TypeScript Book</i>. It’s hosted by the good folks at Gitbook here: …