ES6, Javascript

Breaking Down ES6: ForEach() Method

The thing about ES6 is that it's great changes but there is so many of them so I decided to take one day to understand them. So the first one is the for Each method. You might be thinking why would I want to learn the forEach method when I can do the same thing… Continue reading Breaking Down ES6: ForEach() Method

Javascript, Journey, React

Before you dive into React learn a few more Javascript items.

Working on react these past few weeks I have to warn you that before you move on to the React make sure you are comfortable working with the following concepts. The reason I am saying this is because I learned this the hard way. I knew Javascript or so I thought. I knew V5 of… Continue reading Before you dive into React learn a few more Javascript items.

Journey, React

Styling a React App

As if working on the functionality of an web application wasn't enough, you are also expected to style it and make it look nice. I had the hardest time figuring out the easiest but also the "appropriate" way of doing so. Searching around the internet I couldn't find something to tell me this is the… Continue reading Styling a React App

Journey, React

Lifecycle of a Component in React

There's a lot going on with a component that we don't realize, but before we get into it we need to discuss a term and that is mounting. You might remember from our initial discussion on React that React works with virtual DOMs that update the real DOM as needed.  Mounting is the process of converting… Continue reading Lifecycle of a Component in React