So, you’ve graduated high-school, or even made it through university. If you’re reading this article, we expect you to understand at least the basics of Prime Numbers. These numbers are incredible, and they are critical as the fundamental building blocks of all numbers. In addition, they help us understand the universe. If aliens ever send us a message, it will be through prime numbers since...

Variables are one of the important theories in programming. It could even be said to be the most important. They are part of the fundamentals of any programming language. Without them, it would be difficult to perform manipulation, and computations. We would have no way of storing information, retrieving them and no track of values. A variable is a storage location or a memory location...

CSS3 transform and transition properties have made it very easy for front-end developers to create, move, reshape, rotate, scale, and translate elements within a coordinate, without using JavaScript. The addition of these properties to CSS3 shifted the web from a static, text-like nature to a more dynamic look, loaded with visual effects. Transform is a property that allows an element to change its shape, size,...

Text-to-speech (TTS) is an assistive technology that has gained much popularity over recent years. It is also referred to as 'read aloud' technology because TTS pronounces all the written words. TTS has been incorporated into many websites, apps, and digital devices. It is a notable alternative to plain text, extending the reach of content and broadening the audience. Today, TTS grew beyond an alternative for...

JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a lightweight, text-based formatting for data exchange. Programmers use it to transmit data from a server to a client and the other way around. Although JSON represents a JavaScript notation, it does not need JavaScript to read or write it. Instead, JSON is an independent language and uses writing conventions and structure like other C-family programming languages like Java, Python,...

First things first: Git and Github are two different types of software. Let us straight jump down into defining what they are, and the base characteristics on how they work! Version Control Git is an open-source, version control tool, created in 2005. It is also known as source control. Version control is a system that tracks and records changes made to a file over time....

Unique web app features become possible when developed as part of a robust framework. Software engineers choose the libraries and tools that best suit the final goal, and everything necessary to achieve it. Web solutions traditionally involve a custom approach, and consequently – a custom network. Since JavaScript frameworks are notoriously useful for building websites, web creators prefer them. But what framework is best for...

As web pages get more complex with more use-cases and information, the DOM gets clogged, and, therefore, it renders pages slower than it should. This condition does not work in a competitive market like web development. On developer forums like Stack Overflow, developers frequently ask questions about reducing the loading and the rendering time of web apps and improve page performance. They do so after...

There are two ways of writing maintainable CSS codes: 1) writing everything yourself without any help or template or 2) using a framework and customizing it to personal style. CSS frameworks are a collection of predefined templates, codes, and APIs accessible to the developer to make coding in CSS easier. CSS frameworks target frequently used elements and styles like buttons, grids, media queries, navigation, etc.,...

In software development, one faces the constant challenge of delivering a product that makes the user happy. The best way to do this is data-based. You start with hypotheses about the user’s problems. But what can you do when all the decisions you make about flawless delivery do not match your expectations. Instead, you base them on user feedback and interactions. I want to comment...

A lot has been said and written about CSS grids. CSS grid provided a much-needed solution to web typography and layouts. A personal favorite of many, it created a more robust system of designing web layouts by allowing grid layouts in two dimensions, rows, and columns. As impressive as the CSS grid is, it still has a few limitations and some aspects that could improve....

Given the different viewports and screen sizes where users view webpages, ranging from mobiles, portable tablets to laptops and desktops, responsive websites are highly recommended in today's web design. When it comes to flexibility and fluid layouts, it is essential to maintain control over the grid, widths, heights, images, etc. CSS functions like min(), max(), and media queries are some of the go-to functions that...

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