Expectations from front-end developers have increased significantly in recent years, mostly due to the strengthening of browsers and comprehensive front-end frameworks. Both raise the bar high, and people need to adapt fast. We have a thing or two to say about that. A good front-end developer is no longer someone limited with doing stuff like navigation menus and pop-ups. Front-end experts are now people with...

In a perfect world, the internet computing environment would consist of a single gigantic computer and hard drive that stored all data without worrying about hardware failure or losing data. Of course, our computing world is not perfect, and interconnected computing environments spread computing requirements over many different computers, networks, and storage systems. In failure, data is backed up or replicated on multiple storage units,...

Images on webpages usually render in two formats - raster and vector images. Raster images are photographs in pixels and are typically written with the <img> tag in HTML. They must be scaled or resized according to the device width or height to preserve responsiveness and resolutions. Vector images, on the other hand, use lines, points, and shapes to render images. They could be rendered...

Canvas is one of the graphics elements in web design. Canvas 2D API (Application Program Interface) is an object that allows us to draw, and manipulate game graphics applications, graphs, text, and visual images using JavaScript and HTML5. Canvas is very interactive because it responds readily to JavaScript and DOM events. It is often compared to SVG, another graphics element in HTML5. Even though they...

Every company out there eventually acquires a process that becomes embedded in their culture. CodeCoda’s belief in excellence has brought the Agile manifesto as a most vital day-to-day tool. We live it, breathe it, and manage to achieve a high balance and innovation level through it. If we are the fuel, Agile is the engine that burns it clean. As an established IT managed services...

The future of your business depends on the code that you write today. How? What? How does this even work? Who wrote this? Often, these are the internal thoughts of a senior developer at CodeCoda when looking at a client’s legacy code for the first time.Let’s begin by taking a couple of steps back. A client has approached us with their project idea, contracts are...

Have you ever tried to create a specific functionality when someone clicks on a button on your site? Or do you need some interactions when users interface with forms? A HTML script is usually static with little functionality. HTML alone cannot maneuver elements to fit certain conditions or for interactivity. To have a web page that is interactive and dynamic, we need the DOM. What...

Moving from front-end to backend development raised many questions in my mind. What is backend development, and why do I need to learn it? Will I be able to master it? Junior developers usually start their career tinkering with front-end libraries, like Vue.JS, for example, before deciding they are moving to something more challenging to grasp, like Node.JS.Front-end developers deal more with visual elements and...

A good layout makes users stay on a site because it makes important stuff easily accessible and intuitive to find. A lousy layout frustrates users, who leave because they can’t find what they are looking for. In web design, a layout is a term that explains how a website is displayed on the screen. HTML 5 has quite a few elements that define parts of...

No-code development platforms are software that allows non-programmers or users to build applications using a GUI or visual flow. No-code development platforms work with a WYSIWYG editor, allowing users to quickly connect elements, components, and styles together. For example, Webflow, a no-code development platform for building websites allows users to select functional components and arrange blocks of elements in visual flow. A website can then...

Google is the biggest internet company in the world today.  And it seems that this giant, successful company is going to have a birthday. As a present, we came up with a few interesting facts in honor of the birthday big boy company. 1. People do not seem to know Google’s exact birth date. Yes, it is true. People do not know the exact date...

Аs a developer, I have been using Linux since the beginning of my career, even years before that. These types of Operating Systems make my programmer journey straightforward and trouble-free. Why? Let us find out, but before that, let me share with you a few useful topics. What is open source? In software development, ‘Open source software’ is software with source code that anyone can inspect,...

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