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By: James Perkins
Posted: May 18, 2020

The Pandemic sucks! We are stuck inside binge-watching Television, making bread and catching up with everything you missed in your 10 or 20-year career but maybe this is your time to get ahead.

By: James Perkins
Posted: April 11, 2020

Many people struggle with creating responsive sites using flexbox. Its complicated to decide when to use flex-grow or shrink, when do you use a flex item.

By: James Perkins
Posted: April 04, 2020

On a early Saturday morning of my first day of Staycation I decided to fix my blog performance and usability.

By: James Perkins
Posted: April 01, 2020

In this short blog post we are going to cover Panic in Go. Go has a fantastic functionality that lets you panic if you get an unexpected error and want you application to stop the execution.

By: James Perkins
Posted: March 03, 2020

Go sort package implements sorting for builtins and user-defined types. It’s flexibility makes sorting a breeze!

By: James Perkins
Posted: February 01, 2020

Looping in Go is fairly similar to any other language that you may of seen in the past, with some slight variations that are particular to Go.

By: James Perkins
Posted: January 22, 2020

It’s 2020, you have started to lean coding it’s great to use an GUI like gitKraken however in some roles you might not have the luxury of using a UI an have to perform git requests from the command line. Today we are going to cover the important commands you will need to learn.

By: James Perkins
Posted: January 01, 2020

In the past I have talked about a how to learning the skills to become a developer. I am a self taught developer, who spent a few years just typing Java with no real instruction or books and it helped build a foundation however I wished 11 years ago we had the ability to source all the best tutorials into one place.

By: James Perkins
Posted: October 30, 2019

Brave Browser has been circling the privacy advocates to show that you can browser the internet without popups, tracking, ads etc. Brave is open source power house that is built on Chromium and can be built directly from the source code, if you are especially security conscious or you can download it right from their website. I’ve been using Brave since April and haven’t looked back! They released 1.0 in November and have always been working on new features and fixes whilst being concerned about the users privacy.

By: James Perkins
Posted: October 01, 2019

I’ve heard and seen a lot of “What language should I pick first?” Questions in my time as a developer. It’s an interesting question that I seem to have the opposite response to most. Usually you here, learn Python as it’s syntax is simple to learn, or JavaScript because it is in demand and everyone wants to hire you. The answer is simple pick a language out of a hat and jump in.