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Three advantages of using TypeScript in your React project

Posted on April 19th, 2019.

TypeScript has grown significantly over the past two years. In the first quarter of 2019, it is one of the fastest growing languages and it sits at the top of languages compiled to JS. This trend is clearly visible in the results of a The State of JavaScript survey. Among 20 000 of respondents, 80% are satisfied with TypeScript or are...

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How to build a slider without JavaScript

Posted on April 19th, 2019.

You don’t need to use JS to add a slider on a page anymore! It’s possible to create it with HTML and CSS just by using radio inputs and labels. Implementation Add a wrapper with radio inputs and slides in order to have two slides: you have to add two inputs input for the first slide has to have checked attribute added you have to add the...

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Management

How To Outsource React Project

Posted on April 11th, 2019.

Laziness gave birth to many great inventions. We speed up communication. We automate whatever we do. We want to have the formula for everything there is, and we want to have remote control over everything there is. It’s becoming almost natural for humankind to build the program or machine to do things for us so we can have more...

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How To Avoid Scope Creep in IT Project

Posted on April 3rd, 2019.

Did you ever wash dishes? Remember the moment when the sink couldn’t keep up with flushing down the water coming out of the tab? That’s Scope Creep in everyday reality. A moment when you put more than you can physically process. This is how you get the traffic jam on the road. Or how you get yourself injured when you try to carry...

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Taking Care of New Developers – 10 Tips to Become a Better Boss

Posted on March 19th, 2019.

Based on HackerRank research, the second biggest problem of CTOs and Hiring Managers is to evaluate newly hired candidates. Many IT Managers and CTOs panic when the New Developer is not able to immediately sit and do whatever is needed. But some good developers need time to adapt and get comfortable with the new environment. We know...

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How To Hire a Good React Developer: Recruitment Process in Simple Steps

Posted on March 19th, 2019.

There is probably no other job market so crowded, and yet so badly in need of well-working employees. Staff rotation in IT development is one of the biggest, just next to the fast food industry, which makes IT market a place where many seem to work hard, but not many seem to deliver. Searching for a good developer is like an endless...

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How (Not To) Hire a Developer – 8 Common Fallacies

Posted on March 8th, 2019.

Hiring a good developer is like an endless battle and seems not easy. But in fact it can be way much easier if you stay away from useless (yet still quite common) practise. We shortly listed some of the most famous fallacies people fall into while they hire developers:   1. The fallacy of being professional. Take the stick out of...

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Why React is best to build a PWA.

Posted on February 21st, 2019.

Think of QR codes and why they failed commercially. They simply sucked on the end user level. They ask for time and more importantly, effort. Which end user hate to give for free. It doesn’t make your life easier more than any other existing technology. Instead of desperately taking out your phone to scan and find what’s there, you could...

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JavaScript

Effective Unit Testing of React Components (Part 3)

Posted on November 14th, 2018.

Welcome to the last of three-part series on unit testing of React Components. This time I will show how to use Jest and Enzyme for testing of container component. I won’t get into details that were already described, so go ahead and start with reading previous parts (if you haven’t already): Environment and process overview Preparing...

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JavaScript

Effective Unit Testing of React Components (Part 2)

Posted on November 7th, 2018.

This time I will show you how defining the component contract looks in practice and how to represent it with actual Jest & Enzyme unit tests. This is the second part of series on unit testing React components with Jest & Enzyme. If you missed the first part, be sure to check it out first. As the guinea pig, we will use container...