React Basics – Lets create a functional component – Part 2 of 2

In part 1, we set up a basic class based component. This time around, we will build out a functional component! I have set up a very basic functional component below. Take a look at the code, and then we can walk through it. function CityName(props) { return <h2>{props.city}</h2>; } function App() { return (…

Using functions with SCSS

Did you know you could write functions in SCSS, much like you would with Javascript? Neither did I until recently. I was so blown away by this, that I thought I'd share my findings. To write a new function, we simply go into our.scss file and set one up like I have below. Much like…

How to set up React.js for development!

So you want to learn react in 2020, but aren't sure where to start? I'm here to help! This guide will be broken into several small sections, with the first being how to install a code editor and react application on your computer. The first thing we need to have is our code editor. I…

How to stay productive working from home.

With more and more people moving to working 100% remotely, how do you succeed? I hope to help below! Make your work environment comfortable In my opinion, this is the single most crucial piece to being successful while working from home. Having a space you enjoy spending 8+ hours in every day will help, as…

Where to learn how to code. Advice for new developers from a new developer

If I’ve learned anything in my fairly short time as a developer(~1.5 years full time), it’s that finding the right place to learn can be tough. Do you go with the free options, or something paid? I mean, there are tons of resources scattered around the Internet (Medium is a good resource), but it is…