Javascript: understanding the weird parts [Part 2]

In the previous part of this article, we learned about execution contexts, types and operators, functions, etc. In this part, we are going to learn more about object oriented programming with Javascript. Lecture 53: Classical vs prototypal inheritance Inheritance: one object gets access to the properties and methods of another…

How to create a portfolio in ghost

I've been a Wordpress developer for quite some time, but at some point, I got tired of the massive attention that it was getting from hackers. I also started to feel tired of the old LAMP stack and wanted to have a fresh start with relevant technologies like Node.js,…

Tutorial: build a weather app with React

Launch React Weather App In this React tutorial for beginners, we are going to learn how to build a small and simple React app to display the weather of cities in the world. If you are interested in learning React, this beginners tutorial is a good starting point, as it…

Javascript: understanding the weird parts [Part 1]

Looking back and analysing how web technologies have evolved in the latest years, I've realised that Javascript is now the single most important skill every web developer must have. It's everywhere (also in the back-end!) and it's never going away (like Flash...). So, for this new year 2016, I decided…

Site of the year 2015

The Awards for design, creativity and innovation on the internet, aka AWWWARDS, have published the list of nominated projects for 2015. These awards, together with theFWA, are the maximum awards given in the Internet. You can call them the Oscars and Grammys of the Internet. Anyway, I have a favourite…

The best codepens of 2015

These are the most hearted Pens of 2015. Quite impressive! http://codepen.io/2015/popular/pens/. If you are a front-end developer, I would recommend you to set some time aside to review all these examples. They give a real taste of what's trending at the moment and the kind…

Top 5 cities for remote working

Las Palmas named the 2nd best city in the world to live and work remotely based on the classification developed by nomadlist.com. The only one able to compete with the FOUR Thai cities in the top 5! I'm probably quite bias, but I find Spain a lot safer than…

Sound of sorting

Timo Bingmann, from Panthema.net, has created a very interesting demo for sortings algorithms, called "The Sound of Sorting", which both visualizes the algorithms internals and their operations, and generates sound effects from the values being compared. Most of the algorithms in the demo are shown in high speed in…