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
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
In this post I go through the steps of building an advanced calculator with PHP. What makes it so advanced. Well it can do more than just add and subtract two numbers. Lets get to it.
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
I built a tic tac toe game with PHP. Using only PHP in this post I outline how I did it. The full code and video is at the end.
Another react tutorial. Booooooo! So boring
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
How can you maintain the balance between the two forces. Clean coding and quick and dirty coding. These two terms seem to not be friends at all. In experience it is either the task gets done or its gets done clean eventually. Is there an actually balance? If there was, how would you know it. … Continue reading How to become the Code Skywalker
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
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