What is a linter?
According to google, the definition of “lint” is “short, fine fibres which separate from the surface of cloth or yarn during processing.”
However for us programmers a linter is a software that checks your code for errors, bad practices, bad formatting and logical issues, and gives you a warning when you make a mistake. A linter can be configurable according to rules that you decide.
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Here is my 2017 reading list. . Also, I’ve decided to start using Goodreads more consistently in my effort to read more!
Some of the books (the ones marked with *) are taken from Scott Adams’ “Persuasion Reading List”. The reason why I’m adding them is that I think it’s good to be a little bit more aware of what happens around us.
Some others (the ones with two **) were recommended by my good friend Oleg Belousov.
Latest update: 04th of February 2017
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I’ve been running WordPress on traditional hosting for years. I’ve fallen in love with it, I’ve been (and still am) a WordPress evangelist, and today I took a step I never thought about taking before today.
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I am pretty sure most people have at least heard about the mighty WordPress APIs. These APIs make it possible to create, modify and retrieve posts from our WordPress installations, although what we really want to do the most should be to using WordPress as an awesome backend to power cool applications. Think the possibilities…
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This might be old stuff for many people out there and I know that most things can be accomplished with the amazing WP API, still I think it’s good to have a simple example of using AJAX to call a WordPress function in one post. Here we go!
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A few days ago I gave this presentation (in italian) about Atom Editor at the FrontEnd Milano Meetup, it’s now uploaded to YouTube!
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Flexbox has been getting lots of attention lately, and rightly so, as it makes it possible to solve problems in unique and responsive ways.
You might want to take into consideration Flexbox-based layouts in case you are building a truly responsive web application and you want to take advantage of cool Flexbox properties like ordering, direction, wrapping, growing, etc.
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I’ve recently started falling in love with the Atom editor. So much so, that I’m planning to hold a presentation about this little piece of software during one the upcoming local front end meetups.
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