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10 Projects to Get You to Your First Dev Job

For those of you looking to break into the world of web development with your first dev job, the amount of things you are expected to know can be overwhelming: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, version control, build tools, frameworks, the command line. The list goes on … But never fear! In this post I’d like to […]

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Make Working from Home Successful: Resources for Remote Teams

If you’re a designer or developer, chances are you’ve made the shift to working from home in the past couple of weeks. To help manage the change, we thought we’d share some of our best resources on working remotely — starting with some books … The Art of Working Remotely If you work from home, […]

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How to Debug a Node.js Application: Tips, Tricks and Tools

Software development is complex and, at some point, your Node.js application will fail. If you’re lucky, your code will crash with an obvious error message. If you’re unlucky, your application will carry on regardless but not generate the results you expect. If you’re really unlucky, everything will work fine until the first user discovers a […]

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Build a Node.js CRUD App Using React and FeathersJS

Building a modern project requires splitting the logic into front-end and back-end code. The reason behind this move is to promote code re-usability. For example, we may need to build a native mobile application that accesses the back-end API. Or we may be developing a module that will be part of a large modular platform. […]

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Should a Web Designer Ever Provide Discounts?

Among the first things you learn as a freelance web designer is that everybody wants a deal. Whether it’s a new client or an existing one, you’ll receive plenty of requests for discounted pricing. It’s almost as if they mistake a web design firm for a used car lot. While haggling over price is as […]

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ADA Compliance Is Mandatory for Digital Agencies. Here’s How It’s

This article was created in partnership with Inbound Junction. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Based on web accessibility data, the ADA compliance-related lawsuits reached over 2,000 cases in 2019. ADA Compliance is Mandatory for Digital Agencies. The challenge, however, is knowing how to build and design ADA-compliant websites. That’s the […]

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How Aaron Osteraas Made the Content to Code Career Transition

As Aaron Osteraas can tell you, the path between discovering what you want to do for a living and actually doing it is rarely linear. Now a Software Engineer at Tigerspike, a digital services company headquartered in Sydney, Aaron’s journey toward becoming a developer began when he was in high school, yet it wasn’t until […]

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MEAN Stack: Build an App with Angular and the Angular

In this tutorial, we’re going to look at managing user authentication in the MEAN stack. We’ll use the most common MEAN architecture of having an Angular single-page app using a REST API built with Node, Express and MongoDB. When thinking about user authentication, we need to tackle the following things: let a user register save […]

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30 Web Development Checklists Every Team Should Keep Handy

Building a website or app and making it available for the world is a complex business. A number of factors must come together to ensure the final product is successful. That means attracting and keeping visitors, meeting business goals, and minimizing problems. You can deliver a better product with the help of web development checklists. […]

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The Devastating Price Developers Pay for Working Hard

You’re a wonderful developer. You come early, and you stay late. Your code is clear and well documented; you’re eager to help others, and you’re able to handle 3x the work your co-workers can handle. You’re an amazing developer, and that’s your problem. Your Boss and your co-workers all want your best work. It’s an […]