Author: <span class="vcard">unicornelia</span>

React and Redux

After a long break I am keen to keep refreshing this page and report on my recent learnings. In the meantime lots of things happened and at some point I will summarise these but for now, my two new favs: React and Redux. React is basically a JavaScript library for building user interfaces. Its best features…


SQL!!

You Whaaat? Yes, SQL, aka Structured Query Language. As boring as this sounds SQL is probably your best friend if you start building databases and adding stuff to your app. As most bigger application relies on some sort of data storing magic, time to dig in SQL. A while ago, I found this short tutorial…


Ruby Monstas!

I recently discovered this amazing resource for Ruby, that teaches you great practice for beginner Ruby and for Web Apps too! I think it has been a while I ran across such a full, nicely and clearly written website such as this. The tasks and steps are easy to follow on Ruby Monstas, they build…


Codebar Monthly

Last Monday was the last Codebar Monthly and I was happy and frankly quite surprised how I never actually went before. For some reason I always concluded that those who have some years of coding experience will understand everything, it turns out, 1. this is not the case, 2. even with little knowledge most of…


Udacity – Git

On Monday Makers pre-course started and we hit Git hard, so I’d like to take the opportunity and recommend another great tutorial for version control and git: Udacity. The course I started and is totally free and you can find it here. You can see a lot of videos, documents and quizzes, I personally don’t always…


Git Immersion

Probably you saw dear reader that I keep extending my list of useful sites where you can learn to code for free, or learn useful skills that are super important if you are coding. One of these skills is Git [“is a version control system that is used for software development and other version control tasks….


MongoDB University

So MongoDB University is another great website for many many tutorials to learn MongoDB in depths, of course for free. The full course catalog includes courses in general on MongoDB but targeting specific languages and frameworks. This website is a very practical one, especially if you started to think about building databases and collecting data….


Web Design in 4 minutes

Recently I came across this very useful site (Web Design in 4 minutes) via a friend of mine (@thedevgirl). Basically think of this as a game, you keep clicking as it would be an adventure game and you keep going to explore and more details about the beauty of web design. It helped me greatly to…


EMF Camp – 2016 / Guildford

So the EMF camp happened and I’m still missing it, therefore I think a post would ease my pain till I get to go again. A few weeks ago on Codebar slack and among emails there was an opportunity to win tickets to the EMF camp so I applied and since I apply basically for everything I also forgot about it. Until I…


Codecademy II

For those who are totally bored with the ever updating courses on Codecademy, here is a nice list of hidden courses and projects that you can do. Make sure to have fun! 🙂 Oh and React.js is on so you can start that too!