Web development Snippets

The web development snippet collection contains curated stories, tips, questions and answers on a wide variety of topics. The main focus is around the languages and technologies presented in snippets, as well as career advice and lessons.

  • Beware of Bad Programming Advice - Spotting Senior Juniorism

    Don't fall victim to bad advice! Learn to identify "senior juniorism", and develop critical thinking to make better coding decisions.

    Web development · Jun 4, 2023

  • How do you review CSS code in Pull Requests?

    Reviewing CSS code is a skill that takes time to master. Here are some tips from my personal experience to help you get started.

    CSS, Web development · May 21, 2023

  • What is CORS?

    CORS (Cross-Origin Resource Sharing) trips up many developers, but it's pretty easy to wrap your head around.

    JavaScript, Browser · May 7, 2023

  • The case for trailing commas in JavaScript

    Trailing commas are not without controversy. Here's why I think you should use them.

    JavaScript, Web development · Mar 12, 2023

  • The benefits of writing

    Writing about a topic can often sound boring or worthless. But there are significant benefits to doing it from time to time.

    Web development · Nov 5, 2022

  • Technical debt

    Learn what technical debt is, its causes and symptoms, and how to deal with it.

    Web development · Oct 9, 2022

  • Escaping tutorial hell

    Many beginners get stuck in tutorial hell without even realizing. Here are 4 simple ways to escape tutorial hell and get back to learning.

    Web development · May 26, 2022

  • A beginner's guide to DNS records

    DNS records may not be something you work with frequently, but having a basic understanding can be highly beneficial.

    Web development · Jan 9, 2022

  • What are CSS pseudo-classes?

    Learn how to use CSS pseudo-classes to style an element based on changes to its state.

    CSS, Web development · Nov 7, 2021

  • Typographic scale basics

    Typography might seem intimidating, but you can quickly and easily create a simple typographic scale with this basic technique.

    CSS, Web development · Nov 7, 2021

  • 4 SEO tips for developers

    SEO is a very relevant topics that most developers are inexperienced in. Here are 4 actionable SEO tips you can implement today.

    Web development · Jun 12, 2021

  • Common HTTP status codes Cheat Sheet

    Familiarize yourself with the most common HTTP status codes with this handy cheatsheet.

    Web development · Jun 12, 2021

  • Bash Shortcuts Cheat Sheet

    Maximize your productivity when working with a bash or other shell terminal by using these keyboard shortcuts.

    Web development · Jun 12, 2021

  • How to add multiple authors to a commit

    Learn how to add multiple authors to a git commit with this quick and easy tip.

    Git, Github · Jun 12, 2021

  • What is the difference between cookies, local storage, and session storage?

    Learn the difference between cookies, local storage and session storage and start using the correct option for your needs.

    JavaScript, Browser · Jun 12, 2021