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If you’ve been coding in JavaScript for some time now, you’ve likely run into both slice and splice. Do you know the differences? Do you know when to use one over the other? They both seemingly do the same thing, but there are some key differences between the two. Let’s take a deeper dive into […]

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JavaScript has gone through numerous iterations over the past few years, and it only gets better and better. For the longest time, JavaScript only had var as an option for declaring a variable. var had numerous issues that I won’t get into at the moment, but something had to be done. ES6 brought the advent […]

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Vue.js is a powerful JavaScript library that makes creating complex web apps more straightforward than ever. Out of the box, Vue.js gives you most of the tools you need to get going. However, something that seems simple can cause some tricky behavior. One common example I’ve seen is having a component with an input interact […]

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If you’ve ever used something like lodash, you may have heard of the debounce function. Debounce is useful for limiting the amount of calls a function makes in a set time frame(in milliseconds). For example, if you want to call a function once per second as a user is typing in a search box, debounce […]

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Cypress is an end-to-end testing framework designed to provide coverage for front-end UIs. Learning how to automate tests has its learning curve, but the benefits grow with your application’s complexity. I was tasked to test a process that involves uploading multiple types of files. In particular, application/pdf and image/* mime-type files. Doing this with Cypress […]

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What timeless advice welcomes fresh programmers? Yes, you guessed it. Fundamentals. Learn how to code in pure JavaScript before learning a framework like Vue.js. Whatever your stack may be, the advice remains rock solid. Learn fundamentals first before diving into the exciting, fancy world of web frameworks. There‚Äôs just one problem with this advice, especially […]

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