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Vanilla flavoured JavaScript

jQuery, Vue.JS, React, Ember, what do all of the previous items have in common? They’re all frameworks and libraries of Javascript. Beginners and experienced developers like to use things like jQuery because it speeds up the development time. The only problem with...

Your Website is like managing an NHL Team

I have been the GM/President of many websites over the course of my web development career. 
To many people, comparing being an NHL GM to running a website might seem like a reach. Being a sports fan, specifically a hockey fan and only being a fan of the Vancouver...

Know Your Language – PHP

A programmer’s journey to mastering a language and all its features is never considered complete, especially while a language is still in development and obtaining new features. As you read more about a language and discover new tools, you will usually find new and...

The Senior Developer

There’s a time in a boys life (or woman) when he/she crosses from junior developer, to intermediate developer. The intermediate developer can start making decisions in code without screwing the website up, though there’s the caveat that no developer is safe from...

Making Use Of Fitbit Data

When you purchase a Fitbit, and create an account and sync it, did you know you’re sending Fitbit a bunch of data about your heartbeat, activity level, and more? Fitbit has a page that lets you download your Fitbit data so you can use it yourself in your own...

Single Responsibility Principle

There are many ways of architecting software. There are many ways of organising code. When an architect (in this case Software engineer or programmer) decides to create a plugin, he/she must decide how they’re going to organise the logic of the code. In the Single...

Content Is Money

Whether you’re starting a brand new website, a brand new company, anything brand new online, people need to learn more about you. If you are a service provider, your potential clients need to know how you’re qualified to provide the required services, and how you...

Beautiful Code

I have been working on researching this very topic the last while. This is such a broad topic with many opinions from so many people. When joining different agencies, I have been given rules to follow every time. There have been times when I argued we should do...

Traits, tests and things I learned

Traits In the Merriam Webster, a trait is defined as: an inherited characteristic a distinguishing quality In programming languages that support it, for example PHP, Java, Rust, etc., a trait provides a set of methods that implements behaviour to a class, and require...

Go, Go, Go, GoLang

GoLang started back in 2009. I have been hearing about Go as a hot new language for the past almost 10 years. GoLang is fast. GoLang compiles the code into binary. The performance of Go is comparable to C and C++. Go (shortened version of GoLang) was created to be...