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Michael Jude Larocca

47 posts tagged with "javascript"

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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