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Building Flexible React Components for Dynamic HTML Layouts

Posted on June 24, 2024

Join me as I continue building a React website with the help of my AI assistant! This installment focuses on developing a dynamic News component that renders varying HTML layouts based on object data…

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How to Integrate a Carousel into React Applications

Posted on May 13, 2024

In this article, I continue building a React website with the help of my AI assistant! Learn how to add a Carousel to your projects with the React Responsive Carousel library. Easier than anticipated…

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How to Integrate YouTube Videos into React Applications

Posted on March 04, 2024

In this article, I continue building a React website with the help of my AI assistant! Learn how to add YouTube videos to your projects with the React YouTube library. It is easier than you'd think…

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Developing a Dynamic Hamburger Menu in React: A Step-by-Step Guide

Posted on February 12, 2024

Join me as I continue building a React website with the help of my AI assistant! This installment focuses on a Hamburger menu, which consists of two Lightsaber components that light up and form an X…

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Building a Dropdown Menu in React: A Step-by-Step Guide

Posted on January 29, 2024

Join me as I continue building a React website with the help of my AI assistant! This installment focuses on a dropdown menu, following best practices like component segregation and mapping functions…

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A Guide to Better Code Organization in React through File Separation

Posted on January 22, 2024

This article covers the essential file separation concept in React projects by effectively structuring code in separate files, enhancing your project's organization, readability, and maintainability…

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Learn to Use Component Identifiers as Props for Rendering Various HTML Elements Dynamically

Posted on January 08, 2024

In this article, I delve into a crucial concept in React: passing a component identifier as a prop to dynamically render different HTML elements. To demonstrate, I created a Star Wars card component…

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JavaScriptmas 2023 - Week 4

Posted on December 25, 2023

JavaScriptmas 2023 has come to an end! In this article, I'll wrap up the event by completing the remaining daily challenges and showcasing more work from others in the community highlights section…

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JavaScriptmas 2023 - Week 3

Posted on December 18, 2023

Tis the season! JavaScriptmas is here again! JavaScriptmas is a FREE annual festive coding event hosted by the online coding school Scrimba, consisting of 24 daily coding challenges, prizes, and more…

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JavaScriptmas 2023 - Week 2

Posted on December 11, 2023

Tis the season! JavaScriptmas is here again! JavaScriptmas is a FREE annual festive coding event hosted by the online coding school Scrimba, consisting of 24 daily coding challenges, prizes, and more…

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JavaScriptmas 2023 - Week 1

Posted on December 04, 2023

Tis the season! JavaScriptmas is here again! JavaScriptmas is a FREE annual festive coding event hosted by the online coding school Scrimba, consisting of 24 daily coding challenges, prizes, and more…

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React Avatars: Creating a Versatile Component with Conditional Rendering and Custom Functions

Posted on November 13, 2023

In this article, learn to develop a flexible Avatar component in React by employing conditional rendering and tailored functions, encompassing a random color generator, and displaying various avatars…

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A Guide to React Children Props: Star Wars Button Tutorial

Posted on November 06, 2023

In this article, discover React children props through a Star Wars button tutorial, including icons! Learn about component composition and create reusable, modular components for your unique projects…

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How to Integrate Font Awesome Icons into React Applications

Posted on October 30, 2023

In this article, discover the versatile React Icons library, which allows you to integrate Font Awesome icons into your React applications and also create a React Footer component with social icons…

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Milestone 100th Issue: Using Blogging to Elevate Your Career

Posted on October 09, 2023

In this milestone event article, I share how starting a blog has led me to career-advancing opportunities and how I believe you can achieve similar success as a web developer by creating a blog, too…

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Developing Executive Presence: How to Become a Sought-After Developer

Posted on August 21, 2023

In this article, career coach Eugene Berezin guides us on cultivating an executive presence, helping us become in-demand developers to unlock new opportunities within the competitive tech industry…

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Revamp Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile: Expert Tips to Get Noticed and Hired

Posted on August 14, 2023

This article explores expert tips to revamp your resume and LinkedIn profile, ensuring they stand out to recruiters and employers alike, providing you with a competitive advantage in your job search…

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AI and Developer Experience: Insights from James Quick at That Conference

Posted on July 31, 2023

Are You Ready for the AI Revolution as a Developer? This article covers James Quick's presentation at THAT Conference, including the benefits, challenges, and ways to adapt to the changing landscape…

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How to Make a Confetti React Custom Hook

Posted on July 17, 2023

In this week's article, we build a confetti React custom hook! You will learn state management, hooks, and the js-confetti library, equipping you with transferable skills for your original projects…

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How to Make a Best Dice Roll React Component

Posted on July 10, 2023

In this article, we build a React best dice roll game component. From your main App file, you will learn how to pass game start and end props to control it and gain skills for your original projects…

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How to Make a Best Time React Component

Posted on July 03, 2023

In this article, we build a React best time game component. You will learn how to work with the date-fns and UUID libraries, React hooks, and local storage, gaining skills for your original projects…

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Building a Stopwatch App with React and date-fns

Posted on June 19, 2023

In this article, we build a React stopwatch app. You will learn how to work with the date-fns library, React hooks, and local storage, equipping you with transferable skills for your original projects…

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How to Make a Countdown App with React and date-fns

Posted on June 12, 2023

This article explores the date-fns library, a powerful and convenient tool for managing dates and times in your applications, featuring step-by-step instructions for creating a countdown React app…

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Creating Opportunity: Personal Branding Strategies for Success

Posted on June 05, 2023

This article covers Calendly's Livestream, teaching the importance of creating a personal brand. It covers tips on brand-building, content creation, networking, and more, leading you to career success…

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Learn Local Storage in React: Create a Light and Dark Theme Switcher Application

Posted on May 29, 2023

This week's article examines React local storage by creating a theme switcher application. We cover the basics, discuss the limitations, and demonstrate how to implement these concepts in a React app…

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Understanding and Implementing Unique Keys in React

Posted on May 22, 2023

This article unravels the mystery behind the "unique key" warning message often appearing in React projects. It discusses its importance and demonstrates how to add and create unique keys effectively…

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Always Prepared: Crafting a Contingency Plan for Job Loss and Recovery

Posted on May 15, 2023

In today's market, having a contingency plan is essential in case of a layoff. Industry expert Taylor Desseyn provides valuable insights to help us navigate these challenging times, should they arise…

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Expert Guidance for Succeeding in Technical Writing and Blogging

Posted on May 08, 2023

This article covers Hashnode's Bootcamp 2023, where we receive expert guidance on writing from industry experts! Develop a unique style, specializing in a niche, harness AI for inspiration, and more…

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React: How to Use the Star Wars API for Beginners

Posted on May 04, 2023

May the 4th be with you! In this article, to celebrate Star Wars Day, I learned and stepped through the process of using the Star Wars API to display information on a React website created with Vite…

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Using React useState Hook to Manage Object Props

Posted on April 24, 2023

This week's article explores the powerful realm of the React useState hook! We create a player component, update specific object properties, and explain how to pass object props to child components…

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Creating a True/False Toggle in React with useState Hook for Beginners

Posted on April 14, 2023

In this article, we learn how to create a true/false toggle using the React useState hook, and then we create a component that addresses the age-old controversy of whether Han Solo shot first or not…

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Exploring React Props by Creating Star Trek Card Components

Posted on April 10, 2023

After learning JavaScript, getting started with the React environment can feel like a strange new world. This article explores passing data with React props by creating Star Trek card components…

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Creating a Travel Journal with React

Posted on April 03, 2023

In this article, I solve Scrimba's React travel journal project, explain the new topics introduced, props, a data page, and JavaScript map, and I share problems I encountered and how to solve them…

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Creating a Digital Business Card with React

Posted on March 27, 2023

This article is a beginner-friendly guide on creating a digital business card with React, including how to structure and deploy it, which can impress potential employers with your growing skillset…

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Create a React Project, Push It to GitHub, and Deploy With Netlify, From the Command Line

Posted on March 20, 2023

This article covers creating a React project, pushing it to GitHub, and deploying it with Netlify from the command line, which is excellent for getting your projects up and running quickly and easily…

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How to Create a Local React Environment with Vite

Posted on March 13, 2023

You've worked hard to learn JavaScript. Are you now ready to start learning React? This article teaches how to create a local environment using Vite, providing a practical approach to practicing React…

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Maximizing Your Job Search: Insights from Andronica Klaas, Meta Engineer

Posted on March 06, 2023

Want to maximize your chances of landing a job in the tech industry? In this article, Andronica Klaas from Meta shares insights on how you can land a job on Taylor Desseyn's Guidance Counselor 2.…

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Teacher Feature: Christopher Lis

Posted on February 27, 2023

Would you like to learn a high in demand programming language while having fun coding video games? Then let me introduce you to Christopher Lis, who teaches premium game development with JavaScript…

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How to Ace Your Technical Interview

Posted on February 20, 2023

You've acquired the skills of a web developer, but will you pass your first interview? In this article, experienced hiring manager Kyle Tryon (TechSquidTV) prepares us to ace the technical interview…

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JavaScript: How to Use the Chuck Norris API for Beginners

Posted on February 14, 2023

Does Chuck Norris speak about himself in the third person? Well, he does when he hands out Valentine's Day cards! In this article, we learn how to use the Chuck Norris API by making hilarious VD cards…

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iCodeThis: Improve Your Coding Skills With Free Daily Challenges

Posted on February 06, 2023

The best way to improve your coding skills is to code daily. In this article, we look at iCodeThis, a new FREE platform that offers daily challenges to help you become the best developer you can be…

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LinkFree: More Than Just Your Links, It’s a Tech Social Platform

Posted on January 30, 2023

If you want a single link to one place showcasing all of your content, and want to expand your network, let me introduce you to LinkFree. It is more than just your links. It is a tech social platform…

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How to Become a Full Stack Designer in 2023

Posted on January 23, 2023

There is more to web development than programming, and having UI/UX design skills can give YOU a competitive advantage. In this article, expert Gary Simon tells us how to become Full Stack Designers…

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Amazing Conferences for Developers in 2023

Posted on January 16, 2023

As a developer, attending conferences is one of the best ways to level up your career. In this article, James Q Quick provides a curated list of 10 conferences we should look forward to in 202…

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How to Become a Web Developer in 2023

Posted on January 09, 2023

The demand for programmers continues to rise, and there are plenty of FREE resources to learn how to code. In this article, Jesse Hall provides us with a road map to becoming a web developer in 202…

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How to Write a Recursive Function in JavaScript for Beginners

Posted on January 02, 2023

Whether you're preparing for a coding interview or would like to learn about recursion, in this article, Full Stack Developer Daniel Nagaoka teaches us how to write a recursive function in JavaScript…

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JavaScriptmas 2022 - Issue 4

Posted on December 26, 2022

The post-JavaScriptmas 2022 post! This article concludes Scrimba's annual 24-day holiday event! I cover the remaining challenges with detailed solutions, more community highlights, and the Livestream…

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JavaScriptmas 2022 - Issue 3

Posted on December 19, 2022

JavaScriptmas is almost over, but there is still time to get in on the fun! I cover the event in this article series by completing each daily challenge, providing solutions, and featuring others…

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JavaScriptmas 2022 - Issue 2

Posted on December 12, 2022

❄ JavaScriptmas continues! I cover the event in this article series by completing each daily challenge providing detailed solutions, and featuring others' works in the community highlights section…

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JavaScriptmas 2022 - Issue 1

Posted on December 05, 2022

Tis the season to be coding! JavaScriptmas time is here again! JavaScriptmas is a FREE annual festive coding event hosted by the online coding school Scrimba. From December 1st to the 24th, new…

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LinkedIn Profile Optimization With Austin Henline

Posted on October 24, 2022

In this article, marketing associate Austin Henline from LinkedIn joins us on a Scrimba Livestream to teach us how to optimize our profiles, giving us the best chance to acquire new job opportunities…

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JavaScript: How to Use the Star Wars API for Beginners

Posted on May 04, 2022

May the 4th be with you! In this article, to celebrate Star Wars Day, I learned and stepped through the process of using the Star Wars API to display the information on a vanilla JavaScript website…

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Ania Kubow: Building Tetris with JavaScript

Posted on March 21, 2022

This article covers Ania Kubow's Tetris, consisting of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, with no frameworks. The simple styling and gameplay leave plenty of room for enhancements, which I took to the max…

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Shashi Lo: UI Design Fundamentals

Posted on February 07, 2022

In this week's article, Senior UI Engineer Shashi Lo joins us on a Scrimba Livestream event to talk about the UI Design fundamentals, provide tips, and introduce us to his FREE portfolio reviews…

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Tech Rally: Career Tips From an Amazon Dev

Posted on January 31, 2022

In this week's article, Alexander Lee (Tech Rally) joins us on a Scrimba Livestream to give us the tips we need to help us break into tech! Portfolio building, interview guidance, networking, and more…

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Mike Chen: Career Tips From a CTO

Posted on January 24, 2022

In this week's article, CTO and Co-Founder at Motivo Mike Chen visits us on a Scrimba Livestream to give us the tips we need to help us break into tech! Interview prep, salary negotiation, and more…

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The MentorCruise Podcast

Posted on January 17, 2022

Would you like 1-on-1 help from industry experts to help you break into tech? In this weeks' article, I cover MentorCruise's new Podcast featuring tech celebrity Dylan Israel, the guest on episode one…

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Chris Miller's Tech Talks

Posted on January 10, 2022

This article covers Chris Miller's new Twitter Space show "Tech Talks," a show where we get to know the person behind the tech: Francesco Ciulla and Matthew Smith with guest co-host Danny Thompson…

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Scrimba: JavaScriptmas 2021 - Issue 4

Posted on December 27, 2021

The post-JavaScriptmas 2021 post! This article wraps up Scrimba's monumental 24-day event! All winners, community highlights, Livestream, Podcast, and new Scrimba YouTube celebrity teacher announced…

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Scrimba: JavaScriptmas 2021 - Issue 3

Posted on December 20, 2021

The JavaScriptmas event continues! I recap Scrimba's Twitter Space "Tricky non-technical interview questions and answers," I document my solutions and highlight more fellow coders from the community…

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Scrimba: JavaScriptmas 2021 - Issue 2

Posted on December 13, 2021

In this article, the JavaScriptmas event continues! Scrimba announces a new course, a new teacher, and a new Discord feature. I document my solutions and highlight fellow coders from the community…

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Scrimba: JavaScriptmas 2021 - Issue 1

Posted on December 06, 2021

This article starts off the JavaScriptmas 2021 series! I will be documenting Scrimba's event in this series, including my challenge solutions, coverage of winners, and the Christmas Eve Livestream…

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Shruti Balasa: Getting started with Tailwind CSS

Posted on November 29, 2021

In this article, Shruti Balasa joins us on a Scrimba Livestream to teach us how to get started with Tailwind CSS, give us further instruction on her YouTube channel Thirus, and introduce her new book…

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Kacie Ahmed: Web3 - How to Get Started as a Beginner

Posted on November 22, 2021

In this article, Tech Twitter celebrity Kacie Ahmed teaches us how to get started in Web3 development by providing the libraries and frameworks to use, practice projects, tutorials to watch, and more…

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How to Create a Next Level GitHub Profile, with Jesse Hall

Posted on November 15, 2021

In this article, Jesse Hall shows us how to take our GitHub profile to the next level by utilizing GitHub Actions to display our latest blog posts, add social links, display the tools we use, and more…

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Review: Eddie Jaoude Course - How to customize your GitHub Profile

Posted on November 08, 2021

We spent a lot of time on GitHub participating in Hacktoberfest 2021. But did you know you can customize your GitHub profile? In this article, Eddie Jaoude shows us how to make our profiles stand out…

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Hacktoberfest 2021: Issue IV "A New Approach"

Posted on November 01, 2021

In this climactic conclusion of the Hacktoberfest 2021 article series, I seek guidance from the teachings of a CSS Master in "A NEW HOPE" to create my first ever contribution before Hacktoberfest ends…

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My first Hacktoberfest contribution

Posted on October 25, 2021

This article, I document coding my first Hacktoberfest contribution, including forking, cloning, creating a branch, and submitting a pull request; but will I succeed in making a quality contribution…

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How to participate in your first Hacktoberfest repository/project

Posted on October 18, 2021

This article covers how to participate in a Hacktoberfest repository. You will need to fork, clone, edit, and submit a pull request. I went through the process, and I'm providing the instructions…

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Hacktoberfest: 2021

Posted on October 11, 2021

In this article, I am covering this year's Hacktoberfest, what it is, and how to participate! This article will be the first in a series of articles covering registering, contributing, and maintaining…

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Hashnode Bootcamp 2021, Writing Prompt 1

Posted on October 04, 2021

This week's article is the Hashnode Bootcamp - The Art & Business of Technical Writing Prompt 1, which discusses how I got started blogging, what motivates me to keep going, and my goals as a writer…

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Taylor Desseyn on leveraging recruiters to land a job in tech

Posted on September 27, 2021

In this week's article, senior tech recruiter Taylor Desseyn joins us on a Scrimba Podcast to inform us of leveraging recruiters as a viable option to the traditional way of pursuing a job in tech…

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Shaquil Hansford: Freelancing guidance from a professional graphic design contractor

Posted on September 20, 2021

In this article, freelancer Shaquil Hansford joins us on a Francesco Ciulla Livestream to share his story of how he went from $0 to $5K per month, provide us freelance guidance, and introduce his book…

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Productivity tips from a tech professional to help level up our skills

Posted on September 13, 2021

In this week's article, Michael from the HTML All The Things Podcast joins us on a Scrimba Livestream to provide us with valuable tips to help us increase our productivity and level up our tech skills…

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Exploring The Advice Hub: A Centralized Advice Center for Developers

Posted on September 06, 2021

This article explores "The Advice Hub," created by Ayodele Samuel Adebayo, also known as Unclebigbay. The Advice Hub is a new dedicated platform for developers to exchange valuable advice in one place…

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The Importance of Learning in Public

Posted on August 30, 2021

This week's article covers a compressed.fm episode where James Quick and Amy Dutton teach us the importance of learning in public, giving us the best opportunity to get noticed and to become hireable…

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Review: The Boja

Posted on August 23, 2021

In this week's article, I review Gary Simon's new two-year project, "The Boja," a Sci-Fi web series that teaches web developers the UI design fundamentals in a refreshingly new and entertaining way…

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Cassidy Williams: Career advice from a tech industry veteran

Posted on August 16, 2021

In this week's article, tech industry veteran Cassidy Williams joins us on a Scrimba Podcast to provide career advice derived from her vast experience to give us the best chance of breaking into tech…

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Erik Hanchett: Advice on how to get your first developer job from an Amazon Front-End Engineer

Posted on August 09, 2021

Are you looking for your first job in tech? In this week's article, Amazon developer Erik Hanchett joins us on a Scrimba Podcast to give us the advice needed to land our first junior developer job…

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Darin Doria: What senior front-end engineer's look for in junior developers and interns

Posted on August 02, 2021

Interviewing for your first web developer position? In this week's article, Darin Doria gives us the "inside scoop" on what senior front-end engineers are looking for in junior developers and interns…

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Freelancing 101 - with Sarah Shook

Posted on July 26, 2021

In this week's article, freelancer/Full-stack Developer Sarah Shook joins us on a Scrimba Livestream to teach us how to get started with freelancing, including tips, tools, and finding clients…

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Shawn Wang (Swyx): Actionable tactics that will help you to become hireable

Posted on July 19, 2021

In this week's article, Shawn Wang (Swyx) joins us on a Scrimba podcast to discuss concepts in his book that will teach us the principles, strategies, and actionable tactics we need to become hireable…

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Free Code Camp's July 2021 Summit

Posted on July 12, 2021

This week's article covers Free Code Camp's 2021 Summit! New features announced, the Data Science Curriculum fully funded, and Ania Kubów joins the team to administer the Free Code Camp Talks Channel…

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Web Accessibility 101 - with Carie Fisher

Posted on July 05, 2021

In this week's article, Senior Accessibility Trainer Carie Fisher joins us in a Scrimba Livestream event to instruct us on making our websites and apps accessible and inclusive for all! Introduction…

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Communication skill advice from a six-figure Amazon developer

Posted on June 28, 2021

In this week's article, self-taught web developer turned six-figure Amazon employee Dylan Israel talks to us about the importance of acquiring communication skills on a Scrimba podcast hosted by Alex…

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Scrimba Livestream with Florin Pop

Posted on June 21, 2021

Florin Pop joins us in a Scrimba Livestream to answer our questions, talk to us about his "Ten++ Ways to Make Money as a Developer" eBook, and celebrate his recent 100k YouTube subscribers milestone…

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What's new in CSS - With Kevin Powell

Posted on June 14, 2021

This week, Kevin Powell joins us on a Scrimba Livestream event to discuss new proposed features coming soon to CSS, introduces us to a browser built for developers, and shares how he learns new topics…

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How Scrimba is helping me and many others to become confident, well-prepared web developers

Posted on June 07, 2021

There is so much more involved in becoming a web developer than just learning how to code. This week's article covers how Scrimba teaches students how to code and prepares them to enter the job market…

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LinkedIn Review with Danny Thompson

Posted on May 31, 2021

This week's article covers a Scrimba Livestream event where Danny Thompson helps us optimize our LinkedIn profiles, providing us with valuable insight that gives us the best opportunity to get hired…

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Create CVs and Resumes that get noticed by tech recruiters

Posted on May 24, 2021

This week's article covers a Scrimba Livestream event where tech recruiter Jermaine Murray helps web developers to optimize their CVs and Resumes, giving them the best opportunity to get hired…

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Teacher Feature: Kevin Powell

Posted on May 17, 2021

To become an exceptional front-end web developer, you must attain a skill for positioning and layouts without depending on a framework. Kevin Powell is the teacher that you need to help you succeed…

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Create a portfolio website that gets noticed by tech recruiters

Posted on May 10, 2021

This week's article covers a Scrimba Livestream event where tech recruiter Molly-May Gallagher helps web developers to optimize their portfolio websites, giving them the best opportunity to get hired…

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La Roc-Cade

Posted on May 03, 2021

With my growing coding skillset from learning at Scrimba, I created an arcade game website that includes game projects taught by them! In this week's article, I document the creation of La Roc-Cade…

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Scrimba: Snake Game

Posted on April 26, 2021

In this article, I document creating my Scrimba Snake Game project taught by Ania Kubow, the style I added, how I addressed the "backing into yourself" issue, and the joystick controller I designed…

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Teacher Feature: Gary Simon

Posted on April 19, 2021

To become the best front-end web developer you can be, you must attain a strong foundation in coding and UI/UX design. This article introduces you to Gary Simon, who will help you learn about both…

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Interview Tips from a Tech Recruiter

Posted on April 12, 2021

Would you like to learn what to expect from coding interviews, how to prepare effectively, and what questions you should ask them? Let's find out together in this week's article with tech a recruiter…

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Scrimba Challenge: Dice Game - Make it your own

Posted on April 05, 2021

While working on Scrimba's "Dice Game" Challenge project, there was an error, and now I can no longer access it. In this week's article, I document creating it again, this time, from the ground up…

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Job Search and Interview Tips with Dylan Israel

Posted on March 29, 2021

Would anyone else like to learn how to stand out from the crowd, get job and interview tips, and find out what it takes to land a job at a FAANG company from an Amazon employee? Let's learn together…

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Teacher Feature: Danny Thompson

Posted on March 22, 2021

Learning to code is challenging. Staying positive, keeping motivated, and believing in yourself may determine the difference between succeeding and failing. Danny Thompson will help you stay on track…

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Teacher Feature: James Q Quick

Posted on March 15, 2021

Want to expedite learning how to code? Then you got to learn from James, QUICK! James is a Fullstack Developer that lives by the motto "Learn Build Teach!" He creates valuable web dev content weekly…

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Create a LinkedIn profile that gets noticed by tech recruiters

Posted on March 08, 2021

Did I correctly optimize my LinkedIn profile to have the best chance of getting noticed by a tech recruiter? Find out in this week's article when tech recruiter Molly-May Gallagher reviews my profile…

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Teacher Feature: Jesse Hall (codeSTACKr)

Posted on February 28, 2021

As a self-taught developer, it is sometimes difficult to find direction with so much information out there. With the odds stacked against us, in this week's article, Jesse Hall helps us unstack it…

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Learn to code and earn a certification for free

Posted on February 21, 2021

So you decided to become a self-taught programmer. That's great! Now, where do you start? I already went through the "self-taught" learning process, and I wrote this article as a guideline to help you…

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Review: Scratch (programming language)

Posted on February 14, 2021

You love your children, and you love to code. Would you love to spend quality time with your children, encouraging them and teaching them to code? Then let me introduce you to "Scratch" programming…

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Review: Scrimba Course - 21 Web Dev Tips for 2021

Posted on February 07, 2021

In this Scrimba course, YouTube celebrity Ania Kubow shares 21 Web Dev Tips for 2021. To reinforce what I am learning and to document and share my progress, I wrote this article as I took the course…

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How to create Scrimba screencasts and turn them into a Scrimba course

Posted on February 01, 2021

This week, I'm writing a tutorial article on "how to create and edit" Scrimba screencasts. To demonstrate, I created and edited a screencast of this week's Weekly Web Dev Challenge: Film database…

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Do you have enough Republic Credits to hire The Mandalorian?

Posted on January 24, 2021

This week, I'm showcasing a Star Wars-themed project that I'm submitting for Scrimba's Weekly Web Dev Challenge. To get the program "fully operational," I needed help from a fellow Scrimba student…

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Review: Scrimba's Weekly Web Dev Challenge

Posted on January 17, 2021

In my seventh article, (TXG-007), I am reviewing Scrimba's Weekly Web Dev Challenge. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to wire up a currency converter and style it in any way you like…

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I Get By With a Little Help from My Friends

Posted on January 10, 2021

How do I make progress learning to program? I make a little progress every day, with a little help from my friends. A member of my Scrimba study group asked a question that I believe many people have…

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There and Back Again

Posted on January 03, 2021

A self-taught programmer's journey of rushing through learning to code and then having to start again from the beginning. A cautionary tale to share with my "fellowship" of self-taught web developers…

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The Post-JavaScriptmas 2020 Post

Posted on December 27, 2020

This article covers Scrimba's monumental 24 days of JavaScriptmas 2020 event! The YouTube invitation video that started it all! The hour and a half JavaScriptmas Christmas Eve live stream! Hosted by…

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Scrimba: JavaScriptmas 2020

Posted on December 20, 2020

What is JavaScriptmas? JavaScriptmas is a twenty-four-day coding course created by Scrimba. The JavaScriptmas course is a brilliant idea. I'll explain why I believe so with a few questions and…

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Review: Scrimba

Posted on December 13, 2020

With Scrimba, you don't just learn how to code. You also become part of a community. What is Scrimba? Scrimba is an online coding school that offers free courses as well as paid. I've been a member…

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Teacher Feature: Dylan Israel

Posted on December 06, 2020

Did you ever wonder if it was possible to teach yourself how to code and then land a six-figure job? Dylan Israel accomplished this within five years. When I first considered learning how to code, I…

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