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Vincent Sanders
When working on a project with multiple developers, code reviews are critical to the success of the project. Code reviews provide an opportunity to share knowledge and ensure code adheres to the standards agreed upon by the team. If not conducted effectively code reviews can be a source of resentment for teams. Today, we will...
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At CascadiaJS 2019, I had the honor and privilege of presenting my first lightning talk. This post is a recap of the content shared during my presentation entitled “What They See Is What They’ll Be.” The goal of my talk was not only to educate people on how we can build more inclusive tech communities,...
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Previously in my “React-Redux for Newbies” series I discussed the value of using Redux in a React app and provided a high level overview of reducers. In this article I will cover Redux actions and the role they play in a React-Redux environment. If you need a refresher about why applications use Redux or the...
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redux reducer
In the first part of my “React-Redux for Newbies” series we discussed why Redux is used. In short, Redux simplifies state management in React applications. For this installment, we will dive into the inner workings of Redux and discuss reducers. This article will explain what a Redux reducer is and how it works within React....
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why redux is used
Over the past 3 months, I have been working exclusively with React-Redux to build a web application. Initially the learning curve was steep. I had to get more familiar with javascript, learn React-Redux, and get familiar with an existing codebase. Working in an existing codebase as a novice can be a gift and a curse....
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We are writing cleaner code that is more predictable and easier to test ever since we began implementing some of the key concepts of functional programming. Functional programming is a programming model in which everything is created within pure functions, emphasizes immutability, and ignores external state. Pure Functions A pure function is a function in...
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We understand how hard it can be to maintain your downloads directory. We developed a python script to delete any file within the downloads directory that has been modified more than 7 days ago. After reading this tutorial, you will know how to delete all files within a directory and execute the script on schedule...
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timeit python
The timeit module enables you to measure the execution time of python functions. This proves beneficial when looking to optimize your python code. Especially, when determining the best way to solve a problem. During this tutorial you will learn about the timeit python module and how to use it to time your python functions. What...
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Looking for ways to optimize python lists? We will cover a few data structures and algorithms that will help you optimize your code when working with lists. At the end of this post you will have a general understanding of the bisect module, deques, and heaps. All of which can be helpful when using lists....
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Are you new to python? No worries, we have put together a list of great resources to help you learn python for free. All of the resources listed in this article are free and have been selected because of the quality of the content and the frequency of which developers at TG4 use them. 1....
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