How Do You Become Good At JavaScript?

This is how I got really good at JavaScript… About 5 years ago I started learning to code. At the time I didn’t know what I wanted to code. I just knew I wanted to be a programmer, sick of the daily political non-sense of the finance industry. I happened to receive an Arduino as…

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Goodbye YouTube, It’s Been Fun

Good morning YouTube Creators, up yours! – The Management “Today we are announcing changes to the YouTube Partner Program (YPP). While our goal remains to keep the YPP open to as many channels as possible, we recognize we need more safeguards in place to protect creator revenue across the YouTube ecosystem. Under the new eligibility…

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Angular 5, Building A Simple Service

Angular 5 is the newest release of the Angular Framework. In this article, we will be looking at how to build a simple service using the angular command line interface, or CLI. In the Angular ecosystem, services refer to the piece that is commonly used for storing data and making HTTP calls. We will not…

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Running Ionic With A Go Web Server

Ionic is an open source framework for building websites and mobile apps in one. With Ionic it is possible to code once and deploy to all. Go is the best language I have ever used. Go compares to C++ in speed and Java in readability. Go is cleaner, more precise, builds in seconds, seems to excel…

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The Simplest Go Web Server

Today I am going to show you how to make the simplest Go web server. This particular instance will only return a string of text. I don’t think you can really get more basic than that. Purpose This article is meant to introduce you to the Go language and useful Go libraries. Prerequisites You will…

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Hello World Example With The Go Programming Language

Let’s Make Your First Go Application “Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software.” – Go Team Getting Our Environment Setup Choosing the right IDE I would highly recommend Visual Studio Code (VSCode). This IDE is powerful, fast, offers an infinite sea of plugins and…

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JavaScript Masters: Three ways to use a function?

In JavaScript, we have three ways of describing or using functions. 1. Constructors Constructors are used to set up a class with a base set of properties, values, methods, or dependencies. In this simple example for a class Greeting, the constructor is being used to provide an initial value for the variable ‘name’ and takes…

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Growing Your Web Site Successfully From The First Year

What goals should you have the first year? Where to start? Establishing goals can be overwhelming. Establishing realist goals? Almost impossible without experience. I’m not going to tell you it’s easy or that there is a magic bullet or any other wild claim. There are enough people out there doing that already. There are so many…

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Building Azure Apps in Visual Studio 2017 Community

Azure is Microsoft’s cloud platform, a competitor to AWS, and the future of the IT world.  Inside Azure, I can do everything I could do from inside any workplace IT center, from the systems and access management, to collaborative software engineering. For this article, I will be showing you a small sliver of the last…

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