Category Archives: DDJ

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D3 Tree

The picture is something I got from a florals postcard art collection from the late 1800s. The creator is unknown. I like the antique feel of it an I think it goes well with the tree, establishing the idea that … Continue reading

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Fat Arrow Functions

In ES6 it is common to see fat arrow functions. This way of writing functions has a syntax like this: const MyFunction = () => { return 1;} That is equivalent to: Function MyFunction() { return 1; } You’d call … Continue reading

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Promises

Promises are a good way to handle asynchronous functionality in javascript. That asynchronous behavior makes a single thread of javascript run at a furious pace with apparent parallelisms without all of the fuss of threaded code. In years gone past, … Continue reading

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Learn Mern, React First – part 1

Learn Mern, React First I already have a working knowledge of MongoDB, Node and Express but not React. In order to refer to myself as MERN stack enabled, I’ve needed to learn React. I also want to be able to … Continue reading

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