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Author Archives: Tanaka Mapondera


Supercharging Sublime Text 3 to work with ReactJS

Sublime Text 3 is not a traditional IDE because it does not offer certain capabilities such as debugging, code suggestions, code refactoring or build compilation. However, this has not stopped it from being one of the most sought-after code editors in the game. With its unique set of API’s, you are able to accomplish all the things you would be able to with a traditional IDE, but in a more efficient and personalized way. I’m going to show you how I outfitted my development environment to help me with my day to day tasks.  

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Resourceful NodeJS Packages for ETL

In my previous blog post, we spoke about using NodeJS for doing ETL jobs. In this post, I’m going to highlight a few of the NodeJS packages that I’ve used in the past. I’ll explain their importance and how they are used. Let’s get started and hopefully, you’ll find this post to be of use to you.

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Intro to ADA Compliance and Useful Tools

What is ADA?

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life. It states the rights and liberties of these individuals regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and religion. It also guarantees equal opportunity for individuals with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, state and local government services, and telecommunications. 

 

There are five different titles that make up the ADA but we will focus on Title four which impacts Internet services. The political climate has changed drastically within the last decade. More businesses are finding themselves at the receiving end of costly and damaging lawsuits due to their digital services. The definition of “disabled” has evolved and that has paved the way for protections to expand into digital territory as web and mobile applications become more of a necessity in our day-to-day lives. Basically, this means that all digital aspects need to be accessible to people with hearing, vision or physical impairments.

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Getting Started with DataStax as a Junior Developer

Learning a new skill or trade is not always an easy task, especially when you’re relatively new to the workforce. Since joining Anant, I’ve spent a lot of time expanding my skill set to put myself in a position to effectively contribute to the success of my company. One of the skills I’ve been focusing on is Apache Cassandra.

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Creating your own Shopping List App using ReactJS

In this tutorial, I am going to walk you through creating your very own shopping list app using ReactJS. The main function of this app is to add items to your checklist as well as delete them whenever you are through with your items.

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