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A Tale of Caution to Avoid My mistakes

A Little Bit of Background

Just 12 months before I started earning over €100,000 a year, I was working selling fine wines in a small shop and building some websites between customers for people. …


Handy shortcuts and reminders

The letters JS in a yellow square and the words built-in string methods, all on a blue background
The letters JS in a yellow square and the words built-in string methods, all on a blue background
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In this article, we will take a look at 26 different built-in string methods in JavaScript.

There is no need to memorise all of the built-in methods available to us in JavaScript, but by being aware of what ones are available, you will save yourself reinventing them when the time comes that you need one of these.

Note: All the titles are links to the MDN docs.

charAt

Returns the character at the specified index.

"Hello World".charAt(2); // returns "l"
// If we pass no value it defaults to an index of 0
"Hello World".charAt(); …


Show your users if they have reliable internet connections

Laptop, phone, notepad, pen, and coffee on a table.
Laptop, phone, notepad, pen, and coffee on a table.
Photo by Andrew Neel on Unsplash.

As developers, we sometimes get used to the great broadband in our offices and localhost being the fastest site ever with no network issues.

What a lot of people forget is just over half of all internet traffic is driven over mobile phones, and unless you are in a booming city, a consistent internet connection is not all that normal.

This is the first installment of a series in which I am going to go over some tips and tricks to easily create a better experience for people who have a bad internet connection. …

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Niall Joe Maher

Building Codú Community, JavaScript Developer, mentor and a lifelong learner. YouTube videos here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvI5azOD4eDumpshr00EfIw/

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