I just finished my first big PHP project. I decided to make it a google clone named Sparks. It was a really fun project, and I learned a lot about PHP with it. My favorite thing is that I got to make a WebCrawler and learned about how they work…

Sometimes, you just need big numbers. 9,007,199,254,740,991 is a number that is too low! Well, in JavaScript, there is the BigInt type. This is a type that can represent numbers above 2⁵³-1.

BigInts are created by adding a “n” to the end of the number. 2 ways to construction BigInts…

Your code will not be right the first time and that’s okay. Debugging is a very important thing to do. If you understand how to debug well, you will be able to code better and more efficiently.

In JavaScript, there is the “debugger” keyword. …

I just finished my first hackathon! It was probably the most fun I had in my coding career so far. The project that our team created was a game of Blackjack. Throughout the project, we had to think of creative ways to get the game working. …

Hiding Child Components from a Parent with React.js

Hiding child components is an interesting concept. There are many apps that need to show stuff to the user, but they don’t need to be on the page all the time. This can be something as simple as information or instructions. Or…

I have recently started my first Hackathon! Flatiron School is hosting a Game Jam. This Game Jam is a small 2 week event where different teams work on building out a game. I’ve teamed up with 2 other excellent developers whose GitHubs are linked at the bottom of this post…

In my time of being a coder, I’ve come across many different things that I really enjoy using. One of those things are switch statements.

Switch statements are a conditional statement that takes an expression and then will run a code block based on that expression. A switch statement is…

For the fifth project for Flatiron, I had to make a project using React.js. I have decided to create a project called Sinking Squids. The project is a game where users will have to find squids hidden on a grid.

One of the things I thought was interesting with React…

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