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Using Emojis as CSS Selectors 💩

Did you know you can use emojis in your code!? Well you can! Though you may be asking yourself, why would anyone ever do this? And of course the answer is to make your code 🔥. Check out the example below to see how you can incorporate emojis and drastically improve your coding style: Read More

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1 mins
Published:
May 2nd, 2018
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Vertically Centering Divs with CSS Grid

Every dev knows how irritating it is the first time you try to vertically center a div. It’s one of those things that seems a lot more complicated than it should be, and it is… Kind of. The truth is there are just so many different scenarios, with so many implementations that it makes it a bit tedio Read More

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1 mins
Published:
Apr 19th, 2018
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Detect Return Users with Local Storage

A nifty feature to have available on any website is being able to differentiate between, new and returning users. Such a feature opens doors to providing more personalised features on your website or application. Previously you could do this using cookies, but that involves working with a server. Lu Read More

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5 mins
Published:
Apr 1st, 2018
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Building a React PageSpeed client #01

React can seem daunting at first glance, there are a lot of new concepts to get your head around, a new syntax to get familiar with and a whole new way of developing applications to get used to. But after getting familiar with the basics it can open doors to making really powerful, but simple web ap Read More

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Contentful Express Tutorial #02

In the previous part of this tutorial we covered the process of creating a blog in Contentful and setting up an ExpressJS project where we made a basic API call to retrieve the title of a single blog post, and then log that title in the console. In this part we'll follow up by retrieving all of the Read More

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2 mins
Published:
Mar 11th, 2018
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Contentful Express Tutorial #01

Contentful is a developer focused Content Management System that provides an infrastructure to easily create and distribute content. With a variety of API's that are integratable with a huge variety of platforms, providing an extremely easy to use client and having a gob smackingly generous free tie Read More

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3 mins
Published:
Jan 29th, 2018
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