As I continue to hone my skills as a developer, my interests in combining my love for coding with my hobby of trading and investing in cryptocurrencies has grown. Learning more about what languages are used for blockchain development is a great place to start if you have similar interests.

Introduction To Blockchain

A guide to using and implementing the Firebase Javascript SDK in your web applications.


  1. Make sure you have your preferred code editor or IDE installed.
  2. Sign into Firebase using your Google account

Node.js has become very popular over the last 5 year. It is so well liked that many major businesses now use it.

What is Node.js

As a follow up to my blog from last week on how to make your own npm package, I wanted to share some of the most popular npm packages with you and go over what they do.

  • Right now their are over 1.6 million npm packages available for download.
  • Right now npm has over 25 billion, yes billion, weekly downloads of their packages.
  • Right now npm has around 120 billion monthly downloads!


A step-by-step guide on how to use npm to host your library so you can share it with the world.

I will show you how to create snow, stars, and underwater effects using react-particles-js so that you can wow visitors on your React apps.


Your project will look more professional and beautiful with these open source libraries

React logo in space
Photo via XPGraph.

1. Material-UI

Fetch is a function in JavaScript used for interacting with a database and APIs (Application Programming Interface). These interactions include retrieving, uploading, editing and deleting data.

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  • You throw the stick and see where it lands (Fetch the URL).
  • Your dog runs after the stick and has it in their mouth to eventually bring it back (a promise to do what you want).
  • Your dog brings it back to you and delivers it to you, as you would like (you receive the data and can use it however you’d like).

Fetch Requests

  1. GET requests — used for retrieving…

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On set in 2007
On set in 2007

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