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The Power of Rubber Duck Debugging: How Teaching Helps You Learn

Sometimes, the best way to make sure that you understand a topic is to explain it to someone else, even if that someone else is a rubber duck. Behold the power of rubber duck debugging.

Published 13th December 2018
3 minute read

Neato Burrito: JavaScript Promises and Async/Await

Promises were one of the first concepts in JavaScript that really made my brain melt. Then I was taught in my DigitalCrafts class to think of the assembly line at Chipotle, and everything seemed to click into place. And thanks to ES8, we got some syntactic sugar called ‘async/ await’ to clean up our Promises, giving us a shorter, nicer-looking way to write asynchronous functions.

Published 30th November 2018
5 minute read

Student Blog: Best Text Editors and IDEs for Web Development

The first essential thing for all developers to square away is their development environment. In this article, recent Alumnus Andy Tuttle compares some of the most popular text editors and IDEs to help you get set up and coding away.

Published 25th May 2017
7 minute read

Student Blog: What is Postman, and why use it?

Atlanta Alumnus Kevin Farmer explains the value of web development tool "Postman," and why junior devs should consider this a must-have tool in their arsenal.

Published 25th April 2017
3 minute read
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