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How to preload your CSS and why you should

You're trying speed up the page load time of your website and you've tried everything. But it's still not quick enough. Have you tried preloading your CSS and JavaScript resources?

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Why you should always focus on the basics when starting web development

There are so many web development frameworks that it can be difficult to figure out where you should start. But the basics are always the right place to begin learning.

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Why I chose to learn with VueJS

With JavaScript frameworks all the rage these days, I decided it was time to learn how they work. And what I learned is that VueJS is the easiest framework to learn.

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WordPress needs to stay JavaScript framework ‘agnostic’

WordPress currently stands at a fork in the JavaScript road. For a long time, it seemed like a formality that the core team would select ReactJS as the JavaScript framework for WordPress. After all, Automattic, the company that runs WordPress.com, started using it, and the new post editor, Gutenberg, was being built with it. But […]

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Becoming a better, more confident developer with sports theme, plugin

Despite what I've done in the past four years in learning web development, I still felt unconfident in my web programming skills. But in creating a sports theme and plugin, I've started to feel a lot better and a lot more confident in what I'm doing.

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Trying to wrap my head around WP REST API and JavaScript

I set out this week to learn more about the WP REST API and JavaScript. What I learned is that I still have a ton to learn in those departments.

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The start of what will be a very, very long process: building a WordPress theme

So I've finally decided that I'm going to tackle the beast. That beast just so happens to be creating a WordPress theme and successfully getting it into the WordPress Theme Directory. I have learned from prior experiences that that is no easy task, but I can also say that I've learned a lot since then and maybe this time around I will find more success.