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  • Conceptual article

    SOLID: The First 5 Principles of Object Oriented Design

    SOLID is an acronym for the first five object-oriented design (OOD) principles by Robert C. Martin. In this article, you will be introduced to each principle individually to understand how SOLID can help make you a be...
    By Samuel Oloruntoba
  • Conceptual article

    An Introduction to GraphQL

    GraphQL is a query language for APIs and a runtime for fulfilling those queries with your existing data. GraphQL provides a complete and understandable description of the data in your API as well as gives clients the ...
    By Peter Ekene Conceptual
  • Infrastructure as Code Explained

    In this article, we define Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and explain the benefits of IaC in development and deployment workflows. We also start to learn about Terraform's role in the IaC workflow and understand "what i...
    By Savic Terraform Cloud Computing Configuration Management
  • Module Design Pattern in JavaScript

    JavaScript modules are the most prevalently used design patterns for keeping particular pieces of code independent of other components. This provides loose coupling to support well-structured code. For those that are ...
    By Devan Patel JavaScript
  • Prototype Design Pattern in JavaScript

    Any JavaScript developer has either seen the keyword prototype, confused by the prototypical inheritance, or implemented prototypes in their code. The Prototype design pattern relies on the [JavaScript prototypical…
    By Devan Patel JavaScript
  • Observer Design Pattern in JavaScript

    There are many times when one part of the application changes, other parts needs to be updated. In AngularJS, if the $scope object updates, an event can be triggered to notify another component. The observer pattern i...
    By Devan Patel JavaScript
  • Singleton Design Pattern in JavaScript

    A Singleton only allows for a single instantiation, but many instances of the same object. The Singleton restricts clients from creating multiple objects, after the first object created, it will return instances of it...
    By Devan Patel JavaScript
  • Conceptual article

    Loading React Components Dynamically with Hooks

    Loading components dynamically is a technique that can replace writing "import" for many components. In this article, you will explore the concepts of how to load components dynamically. You will also explore the con...
    By Sung M. Kim React
  • Series: How To Use SQL

    Understanding SQL Constraints

    Relational database management systems allow you to control what data gets added to a table with constraints. A constraint is a special rule that applies to one or more columns — or to an entire table — that restricts...
    By Mark Drake Databases SQL Conceptual
  • Conceptual article

    Understanding How To Render Arrays in React

    This article will teach you how to render an array in React and the best practices to use when rendering different elements within components.
    By joshtronic React
  • An Introduction to Configuration Management with Ansible

    As a broader subject, configuration management refers to the process of handling changes to a system in a way that assures integrity over time, typically involving the use of tools and processes to facilitate automati...
    By Erika Heidi Ansible Configuration Management Conceptual
  • Conceptual article

    Understanding Order of Operations in Programming

    It's easy to take the order of operations for granted, because higher-level languages handle that for you. In this tutorial, we'll look at how that works at a lower level, and derive an algorithm for processing mathem...
    By Holly Lloyd Conceptual Development
  • Understanding Pointers in Go

    When writing software in Go you'll be writing functions and methods. You pass data to these functions as arguments. Sometimes, the function needs a local copy of the data, and you want the original to remain unchanged...
    By Gopher Guides Go Development
  • Understanding This, Bind, Call, and Apply in JavaScript

    The this keyword is a very important concept in JavaScript, and also a particularly confusing one to both new developers and those who have experience in other programming languages. In JavaScript, this is a reference...
    By Tania Rascia JavaScript Development