Podcast

My favourite podcasts

I love podcasts, I’m addicted for sure here is a list of some of my favourites. If you have any cool podcasts please share in the comments below, thanks. ZADevChat https://zadevchat.io/ Za Dev chat is local South African series where Kenneth Kalmer and friends div into the technicalities of software engineering. I was Read more…

By Manny, ago
JavaScript

Reverse a string algorithm with JavaScript

Ever wondered how many different ways you can write a reverse string algorithm in JavaScript? You can use a combination of helper methods built into JavaScript: split(”); The split method separates the string into substrings, which are separated by a given separator. The separator can be a blank space, comma or Read more…

By Manny, ago
JavaScript

JavaScript map array helper method

Map is used when you want to modify data in some list or array and return a new modified array from that original array. I’m really enjoying cryptocurrency and all the fanfare that comes with it, so let’s use an array of crypto prices in our code example. Let’s: iterate Read more…

By Manny, ago
Books

Computer Science Distilled

I recently finished reading an awesome book recommended to me by a friend (thanks, Melvin), Computer Science Distilled: Learn the Art of Solving Computational Problems. I highly recommend it. What to Expect? It’s fast-paced expertly written summary of concepts in computer science: Iteration, Recursion, Data Types, Databases, Algorithms, Programming paradigms. Read more…

By Manny, ago
Audiobooks

The Phoenix Project

I recently got into audio books and became an Audible subscriber. One of the first books I got stuck into was The Phoenix Project by Gene Kim, Kevin Behr, George Spafford. This is a great book (audiobook). I had so much fun listening to this book in the traffic and Read more…

By Manny, ago
Design

indent design studio, typography, branding

Hello there fellow designers, developers and internet travellers. I would like to introduce you to dear friend of mine. Denton, he runs a design studio in Cape Town specialising in custom typography and branding you should total check him out. Its not often you come across such dedicated craftsmanship these days, Read more…

By Manny, ago
JavaScript

What is a forEach method

The forEach method is a special kind helper method available to us on an array.  It helps us loop/iterate over an array. It is an alternative method to iterating over an array using a for loop. for loop forEach When we call the forEach method we pass it an anonymous Read more…

By Manny, ago