Building a contact app from scratch with React.js

If you are new to React.js my recent tutorial at https://app.wftutorials.com/ shows you how you can create a contacts application with react. I will go through some of the basics here but you can find the full walk-through here. I also did a video on it check that out here. Lets get started. The app … Continue reading Building a contact app from scratch with React.js

A tale of two variables and a function

It's a sunny Monday morning. isUserLoggedIn has just completed another cycle and he's tired now. He has been called 1000 times for the morning and now he is just fed up. "Why am I called so many times" he asks himself. "Its so frustrating! All the other variables get to rest much more than I … Continue reading A tale of two variables and a function

Getting started with GraphQL and Node.js

In this tutorial we look at how we can work with GraphQL. GraphQL is a query language for APIs and a runtime for fulfilling those queries with your existing data. In the tutorial we setup a server using node.js we then run queries against it with express-graphql. We create a test database with test data … Continue reading Getting started with GraphQL and Node.js

Demystifying these five common IT buzz words

You've heard them many times before but what do they really mean without out all the fancy jargon than confuses you and me. In this article I look at a few common IT buzz words and give simplified explanation and uses or possible use cases for them. Computer Vision Photo by Josh Calabrese on Unsplash First up on … Continue reading Demystifying these five common IT buzz words

Asp.net MVC tutorial for beginners

In this tutorial we look at the ASP.NET framework and how we can build web applications using Visual Studio and C#. For our MVC tutorials the basic topics are covered and are listed below. View the tutorial here at wftutorials.com. IntroductionHello WorldRoutingWorking with ViewsWorking with layoutsConnecting to a databaseWorking with forms Some samples are shown … Continue reading Asp.net MVC tutorial for beginners

Four things you need to know when working with images

In web development images can be a tricky subject or any file upload really. That's why there are a lot of services to abstract out these issues. In this article I will review four things you want to take note of when dealing with images in your websites and web applications. Uploading an image and … Continue reading Four things you need to know when working with images

Getting started with this Laravel Tutorial

I started this tutorial almost a month ago but it is finally complete. In this laravel tutorial I look at a few things to get you started using the Laravel MVC framework. Things you needInstallationBasic hello worldRoutingWorking with controllersWorking with layouts and bladeWorking the the database and EloquentAdd assets to your web applicationsCreating users and … Continue reading Getting started with this Laravel Tutorial