Subject

Articles

Modular CSS

By Keith J. Grant

Just what is Modular CSS? Read this article and find out!

Meeting Scratch’s key blocks through important coding concepts

By Gabriel Ford, Sadie Ford, and Melissa Ford

You want to make the games, right? I know. I want to jump straight to the game making too. But I also know that learning key computer science ideas first makes that whole game-making thing a lot easier. It helps you jump into coding, helps you design your own games in the future, and even helps you learn another coding language, such as Python or JavaScript. The ideas covered in this article apply to every programming language and every game you’ll ever make.

The Purpose of Microservice Architecture

 

By Chris Richardson

In this article, excerpted from Microservice Patterns, discusses the definition of the microservice architecture and why it’s important to software development.

Apache Thrift: handling exceptions

By Randy Abernethy

This article, excerpted from The Programmer’s Guide to Apache Thrift, delves into how Apache Thrift handles exceptions of all descriptions.

Swift in Depth: Or vs and

By Tjeerd in ‘t Veen

This article, adapted from chapter 2 of Swift in Depth, discusses the “or” and “and,” also known or sum and product types, respectively, and how they can be used in Swift.

React Component Lifecycle

By Elyse Kolker Gordon

This article, excerpted from chapter 4 of Isomorphic Web Applications: Universal Development with React

Getting Started with OpenShift

By Jamie Duncan and John Osborne

This article, excerpted from chapter 2 of OpenShift in Action, provides an introduction to OpenShift using the command line to deploy an application.

Managing Quality

By Tryggvi Björgvinsson

This article discusses quality management in terms of data and data projects. When you know what your users need or want, you’ll have to manage those expectations somehow, but how do you manage quality? It turns out that you approach it similarly to how you would try to properly answer a question.

Introducing Redux

By Marc Garreau and Will Faurot

If you’re interested in Redux, but don’t know a lot about it, this article gives an introduction to Redux and what it does in web development.

Azure Web Apps: the first steps

By Iain Foulds

This article, adapted from chapter three of Learn Azure in a Month of Lunches, takes a look at an Azure Web App in action. This requires a couple of parts. First, we create the basic Web App and see the default site in our browser. Then we use a sample web page from GitHub and push that to Azure.

© 2018 Manning — Design Credits