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Angular Redux Quick Start With Ngrx

The Redux JavaScript library was made famous by React and Elm, but its design patterns can also be applied in Angular. The general idea is that all application data is kept in a single JavaScript object on the client, giving you a predictable tree of state changes (we’ll get into this later).
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React.js Overview

React is a JS framework originally developed by engineers at Facebook. There are many different opinions on the usefulness and advantages of this product. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons. Comparing React.
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How to Dynamically Create a Component in Angular

In this article, we will learn to create a component dynamically. You may need to load a component dynamically in various scenarios, such as wanting to show a popup modal. Let us assume that we have a component as listed below, which we will load dynamically.
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Code Challenge #2: Build a Calculator with CSS Grid

This post is the second in a new Scotch series called Code Challenge. We haven't done one of these since but we'd love to start them up more often. Every week we will post an image or tiny app that you can try to build yourselves!
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Native And PWA: Choices, Not Challengers!

One area where the web has historically come up short, however, has been in the realm of performance. Installed software is able to tie into the underlying operating system in ways the web simply can’t.
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Apply custom colors to your Windows Explorer folders with Folder Colorizer 2

Folder Colorizer 2 is a free program for Microsoft Windows devices that adds options to Windows Explorer to apply custom colors to any folder on any hard drive.
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Free Adobe XD Icon Sets Made By Legendary Designers

Wonderful, friendly people who keep this lil' site alive — and get smarter every day. (This is a sponsored article.) Our friends at Adobe unveiled a very special goodie at the Awwwards Conference in Berlin today.
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Comparing Progressive JavaScript Frameworks: Angular and Vue.js

Vue.js, the open source JavaScript framework, helps build beautiful web interfaces. Its excellent features can be strongly leveraged when it is paired with other web tools. Nowadays, many developers are replacing Angular and React.js with Vue.js.
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Building a New Parse Server & MongoDB Atlas-Based Application

Whether you're migrating from the deprecated Parse.com (api.parse.com) or building a new application, the Parse Server community is alive and strong, and since Parse Server version 2.1.11, there is support for MongoDB 3.
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Creating Your First Angular App: Components, Part 1

The second tutorial of this series taught you how to store data inside the Angular app and access it using a service class. In this tutorial, we will create the HomeComponent for our Angular app.
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Counting With CSS Counters and CSS Grid

You’ve heard of CSS Grid, I’m sure of that. It would be hard to miss it considering that the whole front-end developer universe has been raving about it for the past year.
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UXPin Releases Adele: a Giant Repository of Design Systems

Sometimes you run across a website or app that just blows your mind. You sit there for a minute, wondering just how in the heck they pulled that off. How indeed? Well, good news for everybody! There’s this thing you can do where you can right-click on a page and… I kid.
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17 Must-have WordPress Plugins for Managing Multiple WordPress Websites

For different kind of sites running on WordPress you need some particular kind of plugins. For instance, for online store, you need e-commerce plugins. Similarly, for photography site you need image-related plugins.
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Ultimate UX Design Guide to SaaS On-Boarding, Part 6: Checkup Calls & Swag

Checkup Calls & Swag is the sixth and final part of The Ultimate UX Design Guide to SaaS Customer Onboarding. SaaS Customer On-boarding is the process that users have to experience while initiating their journey on a company’s software application.
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Creating Your First Angular App: Basics

Angular has become very popular over the past couple of years. You can use this open-source JavaScript framework to build web and mobile apps. If you've been thinking about learning Angular but don't know where to start, following this series might be a good idea.
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How to Test NodeJS Apps using Mocha, Chai and SinonJS

Not having tests in your app is a pain because, chances are every time you make slight adjustments to your app you have to manually check every single part of your app to see if anything broke. Writing tests however, also feels for the most part a chore. But we definitely need them.
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Building a PWA with Stencil: Routing and Forms | joshmorony - Build Mobile Apps with HTML5

Beautiful PHP CLI Menus for Laravel Artisan Commands

Nuno Maduro, author of Laravel Zero and Collision (which ships with Laravel 5.6 as a dev dependency) is up to his command line dominance with a new package called nunomaduro/laravel-console-menu. Laravel Console Menu is a wrapper for php-school/cli-menu made for Artisan commands.
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