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Interactive Mapping with Python, GeoJSON, and JavaScript

Interactive maps are a powerful tool for data visualization and user interfaces. Providing rich content based on geographic location is the cornerstone of many apps such as Yelp,  Zillow, and Road Trippers. In this post we are going to create an interactive map of campgrounds using the Google Maps API, JavaScript, and Python. The codepen […]

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Teaching JavaScript for a Living: Lessons Learned Through Teaching Thousands of Developers

Eric Greene is a full-stack developer and appendTo/DevelopIntelligence instructor. Over the past 5 years, Eric has taught JavaScript and front-end development to several thousand developers at dozens of Fortune 500 companies. In the last 2-3 years, Eric has taught several hundred Angular and React courses. We interviewed Eric to find out what he has learned […]

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jQuery Selectors 101 (Video Summary)

appendTo offers JavaScript Training Courses for Software Teams. In addition to this, we also offer free jQuery/JavaScript training videos for individuals on our YouTube channel. Below is a free video with an introduction to JavaScript. Full Video Transcript I’m going to talk about two things specifically. We’re going to introduce some terms that are used […]

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Manipulating the DOM 101 with jQuery (Video Summary)

appendTo offers JavaScript Training Courses for Software Teams. In addition to this, we also offer free jQuery/JavaScript training videos for individuals on our YouTube channel. Below is a free video with an introduction to manipulating the DOM in jQuery: Full Video Transcript In this lesson we’re going to talk about jQuery’s DOM manipulation capabilities. First, a […]

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How to Grow as a New Software Developer

Note: This post started out as a mostly buried Reddit comment that the author, Jonathan LeRoux, was asked to build these ideas out into a complete post. Outline Finding a language you like working with Fix a problem you have Publish your work (publicly) Blogging Tips for maintaining a healthy mindset Introduction “Oh, man. I’m so […]

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Free Intro to JavaScript Training Video Summary

appendTo offers JavaScript Training Courses for Software Teams. In addition to this, we also offer free jQuery/JavaScript training videos for individuals on our YouTube channel. Below is a free video with an Introduction to JavaScript.     Covered in this video: How to get help online for jQuery and JavaScript topics How to use MDN […]

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What are ES6 generators useful for?

Easily one of the weirder new constructs within the new ES6 spec, the ES6 generator answers a perplexing question: What would happen if you stopped a loop in the middle of its execution, went off and did something else for a while, then came back? It turns out that you can actually do quite a bit. […]