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“It’s all about the angles!”


Developed using only CSS and HTML, these blockquotes offer an excellent way to show off your site's accent color(s) without much extra work.

By using the natural breakpoints in the border and changing the width of the "negative space," I was able to create two…

Image Credit: RFC: Designing Logo of Pandoc

An Introduction to Document Conversion from the Command Line


Most developers have probably wondered or even asked the question at some point, “What exactly is Pandoc?" or “What do people use Pandoc for?”

I certainly did! So, I have written a short article to help answer that question. Much of…

A Thorough Review of GitHub’s Latest Brainchild

View of a “GitHub Discussion”

“Discussions is a collaborative communication forum for the community around an open source project.”GitHub Docs


After nearly a year of private beta testing, GitHub confirmed last month in a blog post that its new Discussions feature is now available as a public beta.

First revealed during the live…

The original background image that inspired the name ‘ironCoin’​

Explore the world’s newest crypto app!


The task was simple… create an application using React.js to render API data and display cryptocurrency price trends. The process, not so much.

For those not familiar with the term, React is an open-source JavaScript library for building user interfaces for web and mobile…

“Prettier, meet JavaScript, and JavaScript, meet Prettier.”

A custom Prettier configuration designed for ReactJS, JSON, & JSX.


I’ll start this article off with a rather embarrassing confession; until last month, I was unaware that “regular developers” could publish packages to npm. …

The iconic logo of the npm registry

a guide to releasing your first npm package


npm (node package manager) is the world’s largest software registry. According to the documentation, npm consists of three distinct components:

  • the registry
  • the website
  • the CLI

The registry is an immense database containing all the node packages & modules ever published, complete with version info and metadata.

On the website…

Docker Desktop


Docker is an open-source, platform-as-a-service (PaaS) product grouping that provides software delivery using virtualization at the system level. Using a container method similar to how folders can hold various types of files, Docker ships bundled software across the wires in a marvelously convenient fashion.

After creating a Docker account and…

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