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Must Read Developer Articles on Hashnode - #16

Must Read Developer Articles on Hashnode - #16

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Syed Fazle Rahman
Β·Oct 28, 2020Β·

8 min read

Here are last week's must-read articles from Hashnode.

5 Ways To Customize VS Code

5 Ways To Customize VS Code

The beauty of Visual Studio Code is how easy it is to customize. James Q Quick spent tons of time learning how to optimize VS Code, and shared 5 different ways to customize VS Code in this article.


How to log user activities using the Beacon Web API?

How to log user activities using the Beacon Web API?

The Beacon API is a relatively unknown, lightweight, and efficient way to log web page activities to a server. It is a JavaScript API that helps the developer send a small amount of data such as analytics or tracking information, debugging, or diagnostic data from the browser. In this article, Tapas Adhikary explains the Beacon API and how to use it to log some user activities to the server.


How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot With Python. Part 1

How to Shoot Yourself in the Foot With Python. Part 1

Have you ever had a bug that took ages to fix and made no sense at all? If the answer is yes, then keep reading. Chances are that if you program in Python, you will probably fall into one of these silly behaviors. In the part 1 of this series, Miguel Brito shares 5 things that have a great potential to drive you mad in Python and how knowing these 5 things in advance can help you save hours of debugging time.


20 Famous Quotes for your developer Inspiration βœ¨πŸ§™β€β™‚οΈ

20 Famous Quotes for your DEV Inspiration βœ¨πŸ§™β€β™‚οΈ

Are you in need of any form of inspiration? Then this article by Madza is for you. He shared 20 famous and fantastic quotes that will inspire you as a developer.


Integrating the Hashnode API with my smart home

Integrating the Hashnode API with my smart home

In this fantastic article, Bogdan Bujdea shared how he integrated Hashnode's API with his smart home to congratulate him every time he published an article on his Hashnode powered blog.


Get Better Insights About Your Hashnode Blog With Hotjar

Get Better Insights About Your Hashnode Blog With Hotjar

In this article, Catalin Pit shares how to integrate Hotjar on your Hashnode powered blog and the interesting insights, you will discover from this integration.


Modern C++ Features

Modern C++ Features

C++ is not just C with classes; it is a powerful language that comes with many features provided by languages like Python and JavaScript. In this article, Yuvraj Singh Jadon highlights a few features that you may know from Python or JavaScript that you can use in C++ too!!


How to become a Kickass Web Developer in 2021 (Frontend & Backend Tips)

How to become a Kickass Web Developer in 2021 (Frontend & Backend Tips)

So you have decided to become a web developer this year. Welcome to the vast ecosystem of the web! Great choice, but how will you become an awesome dev who loves taking challenges, can implement what needed by the client, or knows how to debug and solve web-related problems? This article by Sunil Joshi will tell you all you need to know to get things done professionally and become a kickass web dev this year.


Making Your First iOS App

Making Your First iOS App

In this series, John Kouris shares how you can create the UI for your applications and apply what you've been learning during the Beginner Swift Series series to make a fully functioning iOS app.


MongoDB - A Beginner's Guide

MongoDB - A Beginner's Guide

In this series, Jay Desai demystifies MongoDB, its advanced concepts, techniques, best practices, and many more.


Top 42 React resources every developer should bookmark (Latest)

Top 42 React resources every developer should bookmark (Latest)

Every developer needs resources! Whether you just started learning the most popular JavaScript library or you're already a pro in it, there are an immense number of resources, both free and paid, from where you can take some inspiration, learn new concepts or listen to some podcast. In this article, Sunil Joshi shares some of the best ones out there that you should bookmark and use it as a reference whenever needed.


40 Amazing Developers You Should Follow On Youtube

40 Amazing Developers You Should Follow On Youtube

Some of the most amazing developers will teach you everything you need to know for HTML, CSS, and JS. These creators do videos on frontend, backend, databases, cloud servers, and much more. If you want to learn anything from React, Angular, Vue, or even NodeJS, Mongo, AWS, and much more, this article highlighting 40 amazing developers to follow on Youtube by Adrian Twarog is for you.


How to find blog content ideas effortlessly?

How to find blog content ideas effortlessly?

I have been writing blog articles for a while now and found that running out of blog content ideas is quite normal. But the good news is, there are some straightforward ways to fix that problem. In this article, Tapas Adhikary shares a few tips to make sure you do not ever get into a situation to think, what's next to find an idea for your blog.


Your Degree Isn't Enough: My Advice to Students

Your Degree Isn't Enough: My Advice to Students

Whether in computer science, software engineering, mathematics, or a related field, a degree is often marketed as the golden ticket for those wanting a lucrative career in programming. While it's absolutely true that a degree has serious value in technical career paths, it should be noted that students on a degree program should not see three to four years of study as a silver bullet. Find out why in this article by Oliver Earl.


GitHub signed commits

GitHub signed commits

Today of all times, most people long for security on the Internet. The sources used must be trustworthy. This also applies to source code. So there is a need to mark the source code and the source code changes as trustworthy. The code repository GitHub supports the option of signing changes to the source code by the contributor. This is made possible by commit signature verification. Learn more about GitHub signed commits in this article by Pavel.


Change Text Highlight Color with CSS

Change Text Highlight Color with CSS

In this article, Braydon Coyer shares how to change the highlight color of text on the page using CSS variables.


Understand Procedural vs. OOPS Programming - once and for all

Understand Procedural vs. OOPS Programming - once and for all

Priyanka Yadav recently noticed that Hashnode calls its write-ups as stories. She decided to explain the concept of Traditional Procedural Programming vs. Object-Oriented Programming in the form of a story.


Let's talk about bits

Let's talk about bits

A bit is a unit used in computations. It is short for Binary Digit. It can take two values, either 0 or 1. All of what is done by computers has to do with manipulating these bits. All the arithmetic, execution of instructions, data transfer, and storage, etc narrows down to either a 0 or a 1. In this article by Manaswini, you will understand what bits are, some terms related to them, and conversion of a decimal number to a binary number, and vice-versa.


5 ways to create a self-documenting React component

5 ways to create a self-documenting React component

A React component is well documented when its purpose and intended usage are clearly communicated. To be self-documenting, a component must convey as much relevant information as possible through its own code. Without further ado, here are five ways to create self-documenting React components. Written by Iva.


How does JavaScript work? πŸ€”

How does JavaScript work? πŸ€”

Did you know the simple statement of JavaScript needs a lot of work done behind the seen to get it executed? Hmm… So the browser doesn’t understand javascript directly. Then how are we going to ask the browser to do something? Find out how JavaScript works in this article by Ganesh Jaiwal.


Tail recursion in python 🐍

Tail recursion in python 🐍

A recursive function is tail recursive when the recursive call is the last thing executed by the function. In this article, Apoorv Tyagi explains tail recursion & how to let Python eliminate tail calls using the tail_recursive decorator.


The Age of Personalized User Experience: Recommendation Systems

The Age of Personalized User Experience: Recommendation Systems

In today's modern society, we are entering a data collection era; everything from our preferences to our search histories is stored and used to recommend us related items. For example, YouTube recommends us what videos to watch next. Amazon recommends related items to add to our shopping cart, and Facebook suggests new people you might follow. In this article, Victoria Lo briefly explains how they work.


Create Desktop Notifier using Python

Create Desktop Notifier using Python

In this article, Ayushi Rawat explains how to send desktop notifications in Python.


An easy React 17 + TypeScript + Tailwind CSS + NextJS setup

An easy React 17 + TypeScript + Tailwind CSS + NextJS setup

NextJS is becoming a de facto framework for modern web development. In this article, you will build a starter repo that you can use for every new project. Written by Lazar Nikolov.


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