Tag: javascript

How to set up a Node.js (React ES6) app for production on Ubuntu with Nginx and basic auth

Introduction Node.js is an open source JavaScript runtime environment for easily building server-side and networking applications. The platform runs on Linux, OS X, FreeBSD, and Windows. Node.js applications can be run at the command line, but we'll focus on running them as a service, so that they will…

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…

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…