Hey fellow devs! Do you have a great idea for a new coding project? Are you having trouble getting started? Don’t worry! It’s normal. You just need some help to get your started. Coming up with a project idea is the first step of making it come to life. This…


What’s a data structure? Was my thought when I was first getting into coding and heard about the importance of being able to work with different data structures. The first one I encountered in my journey was an array. I thought to myself, ok simple enough. It’s a list and…


What’s your go to when making HTTP requests to an API? Do you use the fetch API each time? That’s been my default for a while now but I’ve found something better when I was reviewing for one of my technincal interviews. You might have heard of Axios before but…


In the world of software development there is no shortage of complex languages, concepts and ideas to explore. Sometimes though, the simple tools are the ones which give developers most trouble as simple does not mean easy. This is certainly the case with CSS layout. The overall idea of css…


Do you get nervous with anticipation waiting for that first phone call form HR? It’s completely normal! I hope to ease some of those nerves by outlining some of the trends that I’ve noticed in a lot of my intro calls in the tech industry. …


Did you recently implement a Google Maps API component into your shiny new React app? If you’re a new developer like myself you might have made a critical mistake in the way you implemented your newest feature. You’re probably confused considering your app works as intended but a critical flaw…


I recently had the opportunity to take a code assessment for a Software Engineer position I applied to. The challenge overall was not too bad to complete in terms of the logic involved. After submitting it I thought I did pretty well but part of the feedback I received on…


Are you currently looking for a role in tech? If you are, then you know that looking for the new job can be a full time position itself. There are so many things to get done everyday. Your resume needs to stay up to date, networking takes up much of…


Are you considering a coding bootcamp to shift your career? Not too long ago I was in your shoes trying to make my decision whether I should attend the Flatiron School of Programming. If you’ve been following along with my blog then you know that I did roll the dice…


Are you transitioning form class components to functional in React? Let me guess, you’re having trouble using the useEffect and getting stuck in a loop. Don’t worry, you are not alone in this. I also had a bit of trouble understanding its nuances so I dug a little deeper.

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Bart Minczuk

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