React.JS Design Patterns You Need To Be Know About When Creating Components
React.JS Design Patterns You Need To Be Know About When Creating Components
In this tutorial, you will learn about four design patterns that you can you when building an application with React.JS. A design pattern is an approach/technique for solving a problem in an understandable and efficient way. There are many different [...]
How To Configure Umbraco T Host Your Media Folder Within Azure
How To Configure Umbraco T Host Your Media Folder Within Azure
In this tutorial you will learn how to host your Umbraco media folder within Azure. I'm assuming you already have an Azure account, if not then head over head to Azure and create an account. Setting Up Azure With Your Umbraco Files In this section [...]
How To Create Page Meta-Data Within Your React App
How To Create Page Meta-Data Within Your React App
No matter what technology you use, when you use a method to render page meta-data within the head section of the page, one of the ways to achieve this is to write some code within your page to return this code as JSX and then 'copy and paste' that co[...]
How To Add Linting To Your Javascript Project
How To Add Linting To Your Javascript Project
If you are new to Javascript and want to increase the quality within your codebase, then adding linting to your project is a good idea. As humans, we are prone to making mistakes, typos, forgetting to remove unused references, forgetting to add the '[...]
Using Yarn To Bump Your React.js Apps Packages
Using Yarn To Bump Your React.js Apps Packages
I've been working on a large React.js monorepo recently. The application has 20-30 developers working on it, all split into many teams. Having such a large team with a lot of changes makes debugging code challenging. A big source of bugs for develope[...]
Publishing Umbraco To Azure From Visual Studio Fails From Web.Config Error
Publishing Umbraco To Azure From Visual Studio Fails From Web.Config Error
Often on a new project, I want to publish to Azure directly from Visual Studio.  When I'm performing a web deploy from Visual Studio, I frequently bump into a failed build due to a web.config not being able to be published. Some common plug-ins where[...]

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What Makes Up A React Component?
What Makes Up A React Component?
In this tutorial, I will walk you through the basic features of a component built with React.js. After reading this you should get a good understanding of how to start building and designing your components using React. import React, { PureComponent[...]
Debugging Serverside Javascript Applications
Debugging Serverside Javascript Applications
One of the most essential tools any web developer needs to possess is the ability to quickly and accurately debug some code and find out why it is not behaving the way you want it to. The way you debug will depend on where in the stack your code is r[...]
Debugging Clientside Javascript Applications
Debugging Clientside Javascript Applications
Not having a solid understanding about how to debug your code correctly can waste hours of your life. The more time you spend working on useful problems and the quicker you can fix issues, the more legendary developer you will become. The aim of this[...]
Good Practices To Consider When Building A Component With React.js
Good Practices To Consider When Building A Component With React.js
In this tutorial, you will learn several takeaways that will help you write better components in React.js. Before we get into the implementation details, it would be good to define what I would consider a badly defined component. First, when you load[...]
Creating A Scheduled Task Within Umbraco
Creating A Scheduled Task Within Umbraco
In this guide, you will learn how to create a basic scheduled task within Umbraco CMS. Umbraco has a built-in way of handling task scheduling. For one or two simple jobs that run every few hours, the built-in method is a great go-to tool. If you have[...]
Code Snippets To Help You Unit Test Forms Written In React
Code Snippets To Help You Unit Test Forms Written In React
In this tutorial, I share several useful code examples that will help you test your components that incorporate a standard HTML form, written in React.js.  When it comes to building and testing a website, you should aim to have higher test coverage [...]