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Oh styling, probably a nightmare for most web developers. Sure we get things like SASS to clean things up and save the day for us — BUT it’s still not enough. I know over the years of my experience with web development, I have always dreaded writing stylesheets, simply because I would find myself overcomplicating and finding it hard to stay organized while working from the ground up with a new project.

Why CSS Frameworks Are A Nightmare

I’m sure I’m not the only one who dislikes using CSS frameworks in my projects. …


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Ah, designer land — the work a designer can output is phenomenal and we often take it for granted. Designer land is filled with politics, just like any specialization — filled with norms, do’s and dont’s.

Today I’ll be writing about one of the strongest do’s that many designers don’t take into mind when designing a product.

Stop Listening To The Crowd

A designer is suppose to experiment. Just like with most positions, you can learn the foundations and after that you’re on your own. You can be mentored in the direction that you wish, but you have to continue learning on your own.

Personally…


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You might have seen the advanced operators “<<” and “>>” in various programming languages, but have never actually understood what they meant. Well, the purpose of this article is to understand what Bitwise operators do, and how they may be applied.

8 >> 1 // 4
8 >> 2 // 2
8 >> 3 // 1
1 << 1 // 2
1 << 2 // 4
1 << 3 // 8

The pattern is simple, shifting right “>>” by X amount doubles your input, by X times. Whereas shifting left “<<” by X amount halves your input by X times…


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Now let’s talk about one of the hottest topics for web developers. In this article, the goal is to outline the fundamentals of JSON Web Tokens (JWT). Recently learning about this tool to create my newest project trvce. I have applied JWT’s in my project to be able to check the authenticity of a user.

First off, let us start with the definition of the JSON Web Token.

JSON Web Token (JWT) is an open standard (RFC 7519) that defines a compact and self-contained way for securely transmitting information between parties as a JSON object. This information can be verified…

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