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API Testing with Mocha

 

 It took some time for me to understand how to set up tests for an API using Mocha. Finding API testing documentation about Mocha and an ORM framework working together to test APIs was a challenge. So, I want to detail what I learned setting up these tests. API An Application Programming Interface is an […]

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Layered Architecture for NodeJs

 

 Something that was not intuitive to me when I was getting into this software development world was how to build the software’s architecture. I did not learn alone how to optimally organize the functions and components I knew how to write. Some time ago, I had to refactor the NodeJS codebase into layered architecture. I […]

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Programming

What is the Rendering Engine?

 

 The rendering engine is one of the basic components of a web browser. It’s responsible for interpreting the HTML (Hypertext Markup Language), CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), and Javascript files to present (render) them on screen, in other words, convert them to pixels. The process that goes from interpreting HTML, CSS, and Javascript to pixel conversion […]

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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

 

 Filtering with GraphQL and Prisma was a big learning experience so I want to focus this article on GraphQL and Prisma. But first, let me walk you through the stack I have been working with in the past months. I have been working with React, Apollo, GraphQL, and Prisma. Learning these four layers of programming […]

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5 Reasons Why Women Should Consider Web Development

 

 The internet is one of the most critical networks humans have invented until now. You do not need to be in an exact location to be able to write, read, listen to, and see information or digital products that come from different parts of the world, which is fascinating. That’s why women in web development […]

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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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