Writing on software design, company building, and the things I learn as I go.

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A Practical guide to use Arrays and Objects in JavaScript

JavaScript objects and arrays are fundamental data structures used to organize and store data. In this comprehensive guide, we will explore the concepts of objects and arrays, provide relatable examples for both technical and non-technical individuals, and delve into safe techniques for copying and modifying these data structures. By following the discussed techniques, you can ensure data integrity, avoid unintended side effects, and confidently work with JavaScript data.

Scalars - Hello, Rust!

Rust is a statically typed programming language. This means that all values must have a known type at compile time. So how did we get away without adding annotations in our Hello, Rust example? The Rust compiler is quite excellent at type inference and will often infer types for your values and only ask you to specify a type if it can't.

Statements and Variables - Hello, Rust!

Code is typically composed of statements. Statements consist of one or more values and operators. Initialising a variable, setting it to the return value of a function call, even calling a macro (like the println macro we saw a while ago) are all examples of statements.

Hello, Rust!

Welcome to Rust for JavaScript Developers! It's fantastic to have you here. Let's dive right in.

Say hello to TypeScript

TypeScript is a superset of JavaScript that has optional typing and compiles to plain JavaScript. Technically its JavaScript with static typing, whenever you want to have it.

Different types of Shopify apps

In this lesson, we will learn about four types (Public, private, custom and draft apps) of Shopify apps and different characteristics for each type of app.

Laravel/Php - How to serve gzipped content from S3

Until last month, our apps were serving JavaScript files from s3 without any compression and one of our customer asked us if we can enable gzip compression on the assets being served.

A Practical guide to use LocalStorage and SessionStorage

SessionStorage and LocalStorage are a simple key/value pair storage and only the string type of data can be stored. SessionStorage and LocalStorage both has same API. Both storage objects provide same methods and properties.

A Practical guide to use Fetch API

Fetch is a promise based Javascript API for making asynchronous HTTP requests. It is a clean, simple, powerful and a flexible API to get/send data from/to a server.