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Top 10 Mistakes Backend Developers Make

This article is targeted to those who write any kind of backend code, no matter how experienced they are, whether they are fully backend or fullstack, or mostly frontend and write backend occasionally, and no matter which platform they use (Node.js, PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, Golang etc.). Here you will learn about the top… read more

React vs Angular: The Simplest Guide [2020]

Designing a great front-end is a challenge. It is especially challenging given the fact that today’s modern web applications are quite complex due to high interactivity. Front-end frameworks and libraries have pushed things along a bit by simplifying development. Two of the most widely used front-end frameworks today and the choice you need to make… read more

PWA on iOS 13. What’s New?

Apple could care more about Progressive Web Apps, there’s no doubt about that. There’s not much documentation, the APIs are added slowly and most common things like Web App Manifest aren’t there for too long (at this point, I wonder if they will get there at all). On the other hand, PWAs are a thing…. read more

Top 10 Funny JavaScript Libraries on the Web

JavaScript may be the most sought-after programming language when it comes to web app development at the moment, but that doesn’t mean there’s no time to have fun with it. We scoured the web in search of funny JavaScript libraries to brighten your day, and you’ll love what we found. Funny JavaScript libraries or frameworks?… read more

5 Most Crucial Software Engineer Skills (Hint: It’s Not Only Coding)

The demand for talented software engineers is relentless. According to an analysis by Michael Page, a specialist recruitment company, the top 5 most in-demand professions in the world are software engineers and web app developers, followed by electronics engineers, mechanical engineers, nurses, and doctors. “Software engineering remains one of the most prosperous careers out there,… read more

Software Testing Life Cycle – Everything You Need to Know

All humans make mistakes—even web app developers, mobile app developers, and other software developers. Sometimes, the mistakes software developers make are entirely inconsequential and easy to overlook, being minor annoyances at worse. Unfortunately, some mistakes have much bigger consequences and can even put people’s lives at risk. During the last few decades, the software testing… read more

How Many Types of Software Testing Are There?

In today’s world, there’s a seemingly endless selection of software applications to choose from. Consumers know this, and they refuse to settle for software that’s buggy and unreliable. Instead, they want software that’s been thoroughly tested to ensure that it’s functioning as intended and meeting all specified digital product design requirements, which is where the… read more

What Can You Build with Electron Development?

There’s a good reason you keep hearing about Electron development: building apps with Electron is fast, efficient, and cost-effective. But what exactly can you build with Electron? To answer this question, we first need to take a quick dive into Electron and explain what makes it different from traditional desktop development technologies. Meet Electron! Developed… read more

What Is Node JS Used For?

A decade has passed since its initial release, and Node JS has already secured its place in the open source hall of fame. Used by everyone from Microsoft to PayPal to Netflix, the list of enterprise-level organizations that have implemented Node JS in recent years has grown considerably in size, and it is safe to… read more

What is AWS? An Introduction to Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (or AWS) is a comprehensive cloud platform by e-commerce giant Amazon. It provides Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) offerings. To understand the logic of AWS, think about the evolution of electricity supply. Initially, factories would build their own plants to power their facilities. Over time, governments and private investors constructed… read more

Load Balancing and Reverse Proxy With Traefik

Traefik is a modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer that makes deploying microservices easy. Traefik integrates with your existing infrastructure components (Docker, Swarm mode, Kubernetes, Marathon, Consul, Etcd, Rancher, Amazon ECS, …) and configures itself automatically and dynamically. Pointing Traefik at your orchestrator should be the only configuration step you need. In this article,… read more

How We Built React Carousel [A Step by Step Guide]

At Brainhub, for the most part, we use React JS to build our user interfaces. The growing size of the library’s ecosystem gives React developers a greater variety of existing open-source components. On top of that, thanks to React’s modularity and focus on component reusability, we can utilize components between different projects. Carousel components are… read more

What Is React Native? Is It Worth Using?

React Native is a mobile app development framework that enables the development of multi-platform Android and iOS apps using native UI elements. It is based on the JavaScriptCore runtime and Babel transformers. With this setup RN supports new JavaScript (ES6+) features, e.g. arrow functions, async/await etc. This famous framework for mobile app development started in… read more

Progressive Web App vs Native App: Which Is Better?

Statistics on consumer mobile usage and adoption are clear: users consume twice the amount of content on mobile than they do on desktops, creating an exciting opportunity for businesses to generate engagement and improve customer experience. As a result, businesses no longer question whether they should target mobile users. Instead, they spend time wondering what… read more

What is Electron JS?

You’ve probably come across this post looking for the answer to “what is Electron JS?” Good news, this article won’t disappoint you. Electron JS is a runtime framework that allows the user to create desktop-suite applications with HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript. It’s an open source project started by Cheng Zhao, an engineer at GitHub. It… read more

Test-Driven Development (TDD) – Quick Guide

This article on Test-Driven Development (TDD) will help you become comfortable with this development cycle and adapt it into your coding methods. The concept of Test-Driven Development (TDD) was introduced in 2003 by Kent Beck. There is no formal definition but Beck gives approaches and examples of TDD. The goal of TDD is to “write… read more

5 React Training Courses for Beginners

If you are a web developer, or if you’re aspiring to become one, chances are that you have heard of React (also known as React.js or React JS). React is a JavaScript library that makes building user interfaces effortlessly simple. It was developed by Facebook, which maintains it along with a community of developers. Since… read more

How to Build a Simple Voice Bot in Alexa?

ChatBots and Voice Bots have become extremely common these days. They provide a simple mechanism to interact with customers without the need of Support Agents. In this blog post, we will understand how to create a simple Alexa based Voice Bot. Understanding how bots work Most bots today are based on the intent recognition models…. read more

5 Famous Progressive Web Apps

Web development has changed dramatically over the years. Long gone are the days of static web pages where every click caused a refresh. Over a decade ago, AJAX allowed websites to send and retrieve data from a server asynchronously, eliminating the need to reload the entire page to change content. Now, web app developers use… read more

How You May Improve Loading of JS Application

While developers create apps, they may stumble upon content loading issues at some point. They may also inherit a codebase which was never checked against performance. Fortunately, there are many ways to make it faster and they are not necessarily too time-consuming. We won’t cover simple tricks here such as removing unused but still downloaded… read more

The Smart Way to Do API Testing

Users today expect software applications to do wonderful things and interact with other applications in ways that would have seemed impossible not too long ago. To meet growing user expectations, companies of all sizes are shifting toward DevOps and embracing API-driven software architectures. By doing so, they are exposing themselves to a new kind of… read more

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