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Data types and Objects in JavaScript

Before we discuss objects, let’s go through data types. We have 7 data types. Data Types Primitive Numbers — const age = 23 Undefined — const x Strings (Text) — const a = “init” Null – The value null represents the intentional absence of any object value. Booleans (True or false statements) — const c …

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Interpreters vs Compilers

Introduction In the early days of becoming a software developer, there is a steep learning curve including data structures, algorithms, language syntax, best practices etc. An important part that is sometimes overlooked is the actual understanding of the workings of these languages. The workings of the interaction between software and …

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Functional components are taking over the React world and I can see why

React Components When building out the frontend of your project with React, you’ll be needing to use React states, otherwise, you wouldn’t be using React. I’ve been working on an ongoing project for the past few weeks now and after using class components initially, I can really appreciate the advantage …

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How peer-to-peer learning has accelerated my software development

After graduating into the pandemic, I used the transitional time to teach myself software development. Having recently continued training on a development team, I’ve noticed a significant acceleration in learning, and therefore career progression. There are a few aspects that have remained the same in my new position, such as …

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Working with Asynchronous Javascript

In this blog, we will be talking about how this synchronous programming language, performs asynchronous non-blocking code. How is Javascript executed? Well, JavaScript is synchronous by default and follows a single-threaded Model. This means that code cannot create new threads and run in parallel. In comparison, computers are asynchronous by nature. Most …

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