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The GROWTH MINDSET demystified

I can’t do it, I can’t learn this, it’s too hard, Come on, I’m just a Junior Developer, WebPack is not my thing, I tried it and failed. Those are the words of a developer drenched and soaked with imposter syndrome. Over time we keep fighting ourselves, trying to run away from our shadows, trying to find shortcuts, yes I did also, I really did :( At a point in my life, I just felt some things were not meant for me, I felt maths was too complex for me, JavaScript was not my thing!

Introduction to JavaScript Switch Cases

In this short article, I will introduce you to JavaScript switch cases and how to use them with practical examples. PS: This article is not for those without any JavaScript knowledge, it is expected that you’re taking some tutorial or course and you just got to the switch cases section. This article will explain better with more practical examples to help you understand switch cases in depth. Prerequisites. Basic JavaScript knowledge Code editor Web Browser Your brain :) A switch statement can basically replace multiple if checks in JavaScript.

How to redirect HTTP to HTTPS Using .htaccess

Chrome and Firefox have started showing insecure warnings on sites without SSL certificates. Without SSL, your website will show insecure to the visitors. Therefore, using an SSL-encrypted connection for safety, accessibility or PCI compliance reasons is necessary. It becomes very important to redirect from HTTP to HTTPS. What is SSL? SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a standard security protocol for establishing encrypted links between a web server and a browser in an online communication.

How to build a simple Progressive Web App with PWAFire and Deploy to GitHub Pages and Firebase.

Recently I discovered a new trend, a powerful web technology, one that every Web Developer should know, yeah I said every! I first heard about PWA’s few months back, and at first it was weird trying to understand the concept and then trying to learn it. I stumbled on a link that led me to PWAFire an Open Sourced framework that helps you to Build Scalable Progressive Web Apps/First Experiences.

HTTP status codes and their meanings

Often time, we come across several errors while surfing through some websites which displays with a status code, as developers we need to be familiar with this status codes. In this article, I’d be explaining what each HTTP status code stand for. What is an HTTP status code? For every request from a web browser the server responds with a status code. If there was a error, you can get additional information about the error.

How to test a Pull Request locally before Merging.

In this tutorial, I would show you how to check, test and make changes to a pull request before merging. So your repository got a new Pull Request?, You don’t want to merge it before testing it out yourself locally on your machine. How do you go about it ? The pull request is available on this git ref pull/{ID}/head which you can fetch using this, where ID is the pull request id.

How to convert GitHub Markdown files to a simple website

Easy Markdown to GitHub Pages Introduction This little guide demonstrates how to turn any Github repository with a bunch of Markdown files into a simple website using Github Pages and Jekyll. You don’t need to use the command line or anything other than your browser. It doesn’t require any knowledge in Jekyll. It’s completely compatible with any bunch of markdown files you already have in any existing repository without any modification to those files.

How to Connect Mysql with PHP

When many developers refer to a database, they are usually referring to MySQL, a very popular DBMS that powers projects of all sizes. The USP of MySQL is its ability to handle huge volumes of data without breaking a sweat. In this article I will discuss how to connect MySQL Database using Localhost Server. Create MySQL Database at the Localhost First, let me tell you what PHPMyAdmin is. It is a control panel from where you can manage your database that you have created.