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How to use a Service Worker to create Progressive Web Applications?

The web is and probably always be an ever-evolving platform. Even though most of us have a decent internet connection these days,...

How to unit-test a private (non-exported) function in JavaScript

When writing unit-tests for JavaScript modules, we often encounter a dilemma wherein the module has some private functions that have not been...

Progressive JPEG: what and how they help improve web performance

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Skipping small talk to connect with people

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Our posture is one issue that we all know exists, but we tend to ignore it. Most of us slouch in front of our...

Do not keep waiting for the opportune moment

You probably will have heard the two statementsBe patient, it takes time for everything to get in place. Do not keep waiting for the...

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How to convert a React component to an image

Sometimes you want to give the users the ability to download a part of the web application as an image. In that...

Specifying a node version in Repl.it

I was recently trying to use a later version of Node on Repl.it. I wanted to use a package that supported ES...

Accessing the clipboard in JavaScript

Developers are probably the laziest people on the planet. And of all the things, copy-paste is our favorite keyboard shortcut. But what...

Using counters in CSS to number elements automatically

Ordered lists have been an important part of web design for quite a while now. If we needed more control over the...

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There are two ways to remove a property from a JavaScript object: one is the mutable way of doing it by using...

Script to change Zoom virtual background every day

Over the past few months, I found a new use of the pictures that I have clicked while hiking. I started using...

Optimizing JavaScript loading with defer and async attributes

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Web NFC is a thing now

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