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Why You Should Choose Luxon for Date Wrangling in Javascript

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Luxon is a modern Javascript date/time library built by one of the Moment.js developers to address some shortcomings in the old standby for date manipulation. Here's why you should try it next time you want to work with dates and times.

Keep Your Resolution to Become a Web Developer

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Making a resolution to leave your crummy job behind and become a web developer is easy. Keeping the resolution and seeing it through… not so much. Follow these tips to keep yourself on track for a new career and a better life in 2018!

The Best IDE for a Beginning Web Developer

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When you decide to learn web development, you have quite a few decisions to make. One of those is what software you should use to write code. It’s easy to be paralyzed by decisions like these and end up not doing anything at all. That’s why, rather than comparing a bunch of editors, I have a simple, clear recommendation: install Visual Studio Code. Here’s why. It’s...

JSON Comments

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JSON is great, but what happens if you have a value that needs explanation? Since the syntax doesn't include comments, here's a simple way to add comments while still producing valid JSON.