Category: “Beginner
  • Spice up your website with Animate CSS
    BeginnerDemo:  http://www.penta-code.com/demo/animatecss/ In this quick video I’m going to show you how you can apply fun CSS animations to any element on your website.  The magic behind this is the excellent Animate.css library by Daniel Eden. To add animate.css...
  • Learn Async Await WIth Four Examples
    BeginnerThe goal of this tutorial is to show you how you can use the async/await feature from the newest version of Javascript.  I will explain quickly and painlessly how you can replace Promises with async/await, do proper error handling,...
  • Number Flipping Effect With ReactJS
    BeginnerIn this tutorial, we’re going to use the excellent React Animated Number library to program a currency display component that changes color based on value.  You can check out an example with our production all at Cryptodamus  
  • Lock Down Your Node Modules With NPM Shrinkwrap
    BeginnerThe Problem with non-deterministic dependencies You set up a new Node JS project, installed your dependencies with npm install and your app runs smoothly.  A week later, you decided to share your awesome project with your colleagues or friends, they...
  • Digital Ocean Load Balancers: A Practical Tutorial
    Beginner  Digital Ocean announced the release of Load Balancers a few days ago, and like a kid in a candy store, I couldn’t wait to try it out.  Load Balancers have been one of the most demanded features from...
  • How to quickly find buggy commits with Git Bisect
    BeginnerHave you ever encountered a bug and don’t know what caused it? Don’t want to sift though hundreds of commits to track it down? Pulling your hair out because it feels hopeless? Feeling like Kanye West on Sway? Git Bisect is...
  • Getting started with React with Create React App
    BeginnerIf you’re a Javascript developer, you probably heard of ReactJS by Facebook, there’s also a large chance of you experiencing javascript fatigue.  To combat this disease, Facebook released the “Create React App” tool to create a simplified “boilerplate” to...
  • How to add Whatsapp and Pocket share buttons to your site
    BeginnerSocial media sites are dominating the web.  I’m sure you’ve seen Facebook, Twitter or Linkedin share buttons littered across the web, but have you noticed some new social share buttons popping up lately? That’s right, Whatsapp and Pocket are...
  • How to detect AdBlock via Javascript
    BeginnerAdblock is a classic double edge sword of the internet.  As a consumer, It helps save computing power, blocks you from third party trackers and prevents nasty malwares from infecting your computer.  On the other hand, as a publisher,...
  • Improve code quality with JsHint
    BeginnerWhat is JsHint? JsHint is a code quality tool that helps detect errors and potential problems in your javascript code.  It can be used as a standalone command line tool, or a node module to use along side your Node...
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