In my VSCode, there are three files set up: index.html, index.js (where code will be implemented), and index.css (for styling). In the index.html file, there is a script tag set…
Beginning to learn how to code can be exciting! Sometimes it can be daunting, especially if you’re completely new to code. It requires plenty of practice, experimentation, dedication, and focus.
One important part of becoming a developer is knowing how to look for information in plain English to help you out. Here is a beginner resource you can use to figure out basic ways of accessing elements in an array. Feel free to code along with the examples. Let’s start!
Let’s begin by creating an array and assigning it to a variable:
Welcome! If you’ve worked in React before, you may have heard of the term destructuring. Destructuring is an ES6 convention that allows us developers to extract values from data in an array or properties from an object. This is useful, because we can choose which properties we need and assign them in a variable. Benefits of destructuring include:
Destructuring doesn’t change the object or array you are using. It simplifies code by consolidating parts of the…
Some benefits of JSX is that it helps us to:
So you’re building a great app with cool features. You made it through some bugs you squashed and have an idea of some type of layout. Great! Now you’re ready to design. Where do you start?
Think about what your app is trying to convey. Is it an informative app? Is it a fun, high fashion app? Is it a medical app? How serious is the theme of your app? What is your personality and how will that come through in your app? How do you want users to feel when they use your app? …
So you decided to do it — embark on a journey to become a software engineer. You may have thought this career choice would change your life for the better and allow you some freedom to continue your creative practice .
Soon, you realize that this is no easy feat. The days are long and filled with fast paced tough learning, buggy apps, and tentative deadlines. You might miss writing music, taking a brush to a canvas, or working with video. It can feel a lot different from navigating on your own time, speed, and working on something you’re deeply…
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