Blockchain is the foundation of the cryptocurrency revolution that has taken the world by a storm. It has become a billion dollar industry that allows users to carry out anonymous peer-to-peer transactions in a safe, secure and decentralized way.
Blockchain is a collection of digital information stored on a public database. The data is referred to as the block while the database is the chain.
The blocks store key information like the date of the transaction, the time of a transaction and the amount of money transferred in that instant. A digital signature is then added before storing it in…
As I delve deeper into creating my own web applications and projects, Firebase has come up many times as one of the best backend services to use. It provides developers with a variety of tools and services to help them develop quality apps, grow their user base, and earn profit. Firebase is built on Google’s infrastructure and is categorized as a NoSQL database program, which stores data in JSON-like documents.
Before we get into the the companies that use Node.js and why, let’s talk about what it is.
Before I start going into individual packages let’s go through the overall numbers of npm packages:
As you can see from the numbers, npm packages are very popular and are used by all different types of developers and companies around the world.
Now that we have gone over the overall numbers lets go over some of the most popular npm packages right now.
The more I delve deeper into creating and developing my own applications, the more I have found myself utilizing npm packages. There are over a million packages and counting to date. Some packages have millions of weekly downloads, others have thousands. Some are complex and others are quite simple. As a creative that likes to create I couldn’t help, but wonder… How do I make my own npm package? If you wondered the same thing, I have the answers for you!
In this blog I am going to go through a step-by-step guide of how to publish your own Node.js…
While working on my last React project, I began to experiment with Particles.js. I realized that I could create really cool effects and began researching. Most of the information was scattered throughout the internet so I decided I would take my favorite effects and share them with all of you here!
The first thing you need to do is visit:
Here you can view all of the info, documentation and most importantly get the code to install react-particles-js.
npm i react-particles-js in your terminal and install the particles package. Now you are ready to go!
Let’s create the…
React has become one of the most popular frontend frameworks for developers and the community has grown at a rapid rate over the last few years. React packages are being developed and shared to make building applications simpler, which has helped accelerate development.
This article will give you a peek into some of the best and fastest-growing React component libraries out there.
Material-UI is one of the most popular component libraries. It was inspired by Google’s Material Design system and created around the Google Material spec.
It provides users with a ton of accessible UI widgets and ready-to-use site templates…
You can think of Fetch like the literal game of playing fetch with your dog:
To understand Fetch, you must understand the four types of requests that Fetch provides us with:
As a visual person learning Rails I wanted to make my landing pages more dynamic. This is the first thing visitors will see and it’s a great way to capture their attention.
For the example below I chose a GIF from an animation because it seemed higher resolution, but you can use any GIF you want.
Almost fifteen years ago, my good friend gave me a freshly printed script and asked me to make a movie with him. Three weeks later we started shooting and I was hooked! I had found my passion for filmmaking and I became obsessed with making movies.
I began to hone my skills as a filmmaker by delving deep into every aspect of the craft. I started to direct, shoot, produce write and edit my own films. Filmmaking lead me to locations and film festivals all over the world. I got to meet a lot of interesting people and I had…
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