DIY Web Development

Articles and tutorials intended to help self-learning beginner web developers.

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Incorporating Digital Assets into Your Finances

 

 More and more people are interested in owning some digital asset built with blockchain. Either Non- Fungible Tokens (commonly known as NFT) or Bitcoin, there is no denying that blockchain technology has gained traction over the years. The most conventional digital asset is cryptocurrencies. Although many people see cryptocurrencies as investment assets, it is vital […]

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NodeJs Layered Architecture

 

 Something that was not intuitive to me when I was getting into this software development world was how to build the software’s architecture. Sure, I understood how to write functions, and components but optimally organizing them was not something I learned alone. Some time ago, I was assigned the task to refactor the NodeJS codebase […]

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What is the Rendering Engine?

 

 Recently, I was hearing the Ladybug’s Podcast episode: “Level Up with Javascript” where one of the podcast hosts resumed how the web browser works. She explained it so helpful and straightforward that it picked my curiosity into searching a bit more about the topic. The Ladybugs suggested some resources, so I followed suit. And wow, […]

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A Morning in a Front End Developer’s Mac Terminal

 

 Plays Fresh Prince of Bel-Air intro song: 🎵Now, this is a story all about how this Front End Developer turns her terminal upside down. And I’d like to take a minute, sit right there. I’ll tell you how I use the Mac terminal throughout the day to be clear. 🎵 A Slack message popped up. […]

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Filtering with GraphQL and Prisma: What NOT to Do

 

 In the past months, I have been working with the magic package of React, Apollo, GraphQL, and Prisma. I say the magic package because learning these four layers of programming, provides you with the skills required to create apps from user click (React and Apollo) to handle and save information in the database (Prisma). They […]

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5 Reasons Why Women Should Consider a Career in Web Development

 

 Internet is one of the most important networks that humans have invented until now. The fact that you do not need to be in the same location to be able to write, read, listen, and see information or digital products that come from different parts of the world, and instantly, is fascinating. But there is […]

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HTML: Tag Nesting

 

 Hello, Fellow Readers! 👋 In the article HTML for Beginners (Spanish version here), we learned that the Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is a language for web documents. Also, HTML has a tag structure that denotes elements on the web document, and we even saw how HTML tags look on the browser. In the article HTML: Tag […]

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What the Heck I Did During My First Year of Writing Code?

 

 Helloooooo !!! I turned one year of writing code full time sometime in the 31 days of August that just recently ended. Honestly, I cannot believe how fast time has gone by. I remember reading different articles from programmers about their first years of writing code, and be thinking: “When I turn my first year […]

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HTML: Tag Attributes

 

 The English language uses adjectives and adverbs to describe subjects and verbs, respectively. Attributes behave similarly to programming languages. HTML attributes are words that provide additional information on how the element behaves or how the element is configured. There are two types of attributes: Global Attributes and Element-Specific Attributes. Even though their names kind of […]

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HTML for Beginners

 

 Have you ever pressed some keyboard combination that suddenly opens a new window on your web browser similar to the following?: Even though you have not seen this window in your life, this window is one of the essential tools for web development. It is really important that you familiarize yourself with it. This window […]

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