Latest posts in "Software Development"

Webpack 4 and TypeScript from scratch

Webpack 4 and TypeScript from scratch

15 September, 2019.

Webpack is a fast, efficient, very powerful code bundler. TypeScript is a compiler (or transpiler if you prefer) which adds support for type checking to your project. Support for type checking is useful and powerful for enabling better development…

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A reference guide of basics of Regular Expressions (Regex) in JavaScript

A reference guide of basics of Regular Expressions (Regex) in JavaScript

16 July, 2019.

Welcome back, future Jon. Congratulations, you have successfully forgotten how to regex again. As a reminder to yourself, you have attempted to learn regex many times over the years, and at times you have gotten pretty good at it. Unfortunately…

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How to configure Webpack Hot Module Reloading (HMR) using Node.js API

How to configure Webpack Hot Module Reloading (HMR) using Node.js API

04 April, 2019.

You recently had some reason, probably work related, to configure Webpack from scratch using the Node API. This is because of reasons (for example, you are moving your Webpack configuration into an NPM package), and you found the documentation…

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Latest posts in "Personal Growth"

Software Development Blog Post Ideas

Software Development Blog Post Ideas

14 September, 2019.

Everybody seems to be blogging these days, and that is fantastic for the wider software development community. One of the hardest aspects of blogging, however, is inspiration. There are so many topics, making a decision is hard. Inspiration lacks…

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How to become a full-stack web developer

How to become a full-stack web developer

17 May, 2019.

Training to become a full-stack developer is becoming harder every year. Since the rapid rise in popularity of open source, especially over the past 5 years, the pace of advancement of the industry has accelerated exponentially, and I doubt the rate…

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How to hack your way to better mental and physical health

How to hack your way to better mental and physical health

11 May, 2019.

From personal experience I have found that the more time and effort I dedicate to improving my mental and physical health, the better developer I have become. When you take proper care of yourself, your body, your mind, you level up in all areas of…

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Latest posts in "Your Finances"

How to invest in the FTSE 100

How to invest in the FTSE 100

06 April, 2019.

Deciding which FTSE 100 stocks to invest in is a contentious topic. Many investors think short-term, and have unrealistic expectations of what level of return to expect from an investment in a FTSE 100 company. Choosing which stocks to invest in is a…

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How to get your clients to pay their invoices

How to get your clients to pay their invoices

12 March, 2019.

Software developers today are utilising their free time to earn extra income on the side, commonly referred to as a side hustle. Also, especially here in the UK, developers are setting themselves up as Limited companies and billing their clients…

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