Keeping it Simple with Class Based SQL Queries and PHP

In this post I will look at a class I built to simplify querying the database using the same code over and over and over again. There are a lot of classes out there of course that do this but I built one just to serve my simple purposes. This class had to do a … Continue reading Keeping it Simple with Class Based SQL Queries and PHP

Over intervention against required intervention for programmers

After reading Antifragile by Nicholas Taleb my mind immediately began to think of ways this can be applied to programming. Admittedly the book was a hard read, mainly because I didn't want to go through the trouble of researching the bigger words however that did not stop me from getting the larger concepts behind everything … Continue reading Over intervention against required intervention for programmers

Reactive vs Responsive Programming – Which is Better

First lets do the most important thing. Let me explain. In this article reactive programming refers to responding immediately or as soon as possible to change requests to your application code base. Responsive programming however is viewed as a planned action based on individual or multiple change requests to your code based. From the get … Continue reading Reactive vs Responsive Programming – Which is Better

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