If you’re still unfamiliar with the Big New Thing in the JavaScript world, would you kindly follow me into the land of Deno.

Deno is a new command-line runtime for executing JavaScript and TypeScript.

Let’s look at some of the big differences between Node and Deno:


We know a couple of things about React, right?
We know that React architecture is made up of components, and that those components should always produce the same output given the same input. We also know that child components should never alter props sent down from parent components.

So how…


Since functions are SO important in Javascript, and since there are a few different syntaxes you can use to write them, I thought I’d just write a short little guide, because it’s easy to get lost if you’re trying to learn them in a disparate way. …


I feel like I should preface this by saying that, you know, I’m really still getting used to what belongs where. And really I’m only going to talk about one thing because, frankly, it took me an embarrassingly long time to figure out.

Have you ever been just a girl…


If Tinder, Craigslist and H.P. Lovecraft had a baby, that baby would be this app.

And it would be terrifying, but maybe not in the way you’d think.
It would be terrifying because no one, and I truly believe no one, wanted Xanga to come back. …


Let’s go through something simple and something complicated.

Do you want the simple or the complicated first? I guess you actually don’t get a choice, attr_reader; I make the decisions here, so let’s start with the simple. (read the following paragraph in your best late night TV ad presenter voice.)


“Why I Decided to Study Software Engineering” or

“That Time I Decided Free-fall From a Metaphorical Cliff” or

“Why I Thought it Would be Nice to Never Know What I’m Doing Again”

A story.

I guess now feels like the right time to tell you this, since it’s required in…

Elizabeth Hyer

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