The professional life of an experienced developer is not all sunshine and roses

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1. Meetings

Most developers I know love their jobs…


A step-by-step guide for creating both the React front-end and our own GraphQL server.

What we will be creating today!

Intro

In this article we will:

  • Create a React front-end with an infinite-scroll component


Low-level APIs that hook into the styling and layout process of your browser’s rendering engine

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Intro

As I mentioned in my recent article about canvas animation inside React components, I love HTML canvas. So I couldn’t be more excited to learn about the new CSS Houdini…


Being a freelance developer is not a career for everyone. You might be a great developer, but do you have all that it takes?

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Easily authenticate users in your React applications by using the Firebase SDKs

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A brief history of the progression of web development in the last few decades and how I experienced it as a young developer

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To move towards the next level, let’s focus on certain areas

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With some CSS and a small collection of simple React components, you can easily customize responsive tables

Example of responsive tables
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There are so many kinds of software developers on the work floor. Here are some fun descriptions for a few of them

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Eager Junior

The fresh one. They…


Let’s understand how virtualization works

Example of virtualization
What we will create today! Photo by the author.

Gerard van der Put

Full-stack lead developer for a large industry-leading tech company and enjoys writing about development in his spare time.

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