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February 25, 2021

Building Your First Serverless App - Part 4

In part 4 of this series we'll set up a database and update our save customer lambda function to save entries in our customers table.

January 30, 2021

Building Your First Serverless App - Part 3

In part 3 of the serverless series, we'll start to build out our saveCustomer lambda and we'll take a quick look at AWS's CloudWatch - a critical tool in your AWS toolbox.

January 14, 2021

Building Your First Serverless App - Part 2

In the second part of this series I'll show you how to make a request from Postman and how to set your environment to make future requests easier.

December 22, 2020

Why You Should Use Gatsby in 2021

GatsbyJS is a modern static site generator for React that comes with all the tools you need to build fast and highly performant applications. In this 3-hour course, you will learn how to use GatsbyJS by leveraging React skills you already possess.

December 20, 2020

Building Your First Serverless App - Part 1

In this post I'll help you get started on a simple serverless microservice using the Serverless Framework. We'll create the first version of our first Lambda function and deploy it, before running a simple curl command to test it works.

December 12, 2020

React Virtual DOM vs the Real DOM

DOM manipulation can be costly and slow, particularly in JavaScript applications where the DOM is updated frequently. But what exactly is it and what is the virtual DOM?

November 04, 2020

Noob Tidbit #6: Refs

For beginning React developers, refs can be a tricky concept to grasp. You don't really understand what they are, let alone how to use them. Let's take a look at what a ref is, how to use refs, and when to use them.

October 01, 2020

Noob Tidbit #5: Event Delegation

Event delegation is a pattern utilized in JavaScript and React that allows us attach an event listen on a an element higher in the DOM than where it actually occurred.

September 10, 2020

Website Accessibility - Part 5

Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological diseases in the world with over 50 million people affected. You may not have thought about how website accessibility affects people with epilepsy so let's take a look at this together.

August 15, 2020

Website Accessibility - Part 4

You may not think there's much you can do when building a website to help people who have physical disabilities. However, there are several key things you need to make sure you're doing to make your sites accessible to this group of people.