Entries by brooke

How to do Coding Peer Reviews with Github

In my current contract, we do coding peer reviews. When I was first introduced to this process, I was a bit sceptical. Mostly, I thought it was a huge time-suck and an overly-laborious way to fix bugs. After several months of going through the coding peer review process, I can say I’m a convert. Anything […]

Hello React.JS – Absolute Beginners Guide to React

In this video I’ll walk you through how to create a basic Hello World application with React.JS. After spending a few months learning React.JS and following all of the official and unofficial tutorials, I found that there was a gap in the information. My goal with this video is to bridge that gap and show […]

Introduction to the Python Debugger Tool

In this video demonstration, I’ll show you how to get started with the Python Debugger tool. The Python Debugger (PDB) is an incredibly useful tool which can save you hours when writing Python applications. This tool has replaced my former debugging process – which was laborious and not at all efficient. I use it whenever I’m […]

Install and configure PyEnv on Linux

PyEnv is a great tool for installing and switching between different versions of Python, which is particularly helpful if you’re working on multiple projects or for multiple companies that use different versions of Python. In this video, I’ll show you how to install and configure PyEnv on Linux, but these steps should also work on […]

Create a local development server for Python apps

In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to make a local development server for your Python applications using Vagrant, VirtualBox, Salt and Python3. Creating a local development server on your machine is crucial to coding quickly and efficiently. It’s faster, more portable, and you don’t have to rely on an internet connection for […]

Git Flow like a Pro!

Git Flow is a new tool I’ve been using that’s been an amazing time saver for me, so I wanted to share it with you here. It’s an open-source GitHub project that some developer has kindly made for the developer community. The purpose of it is to make working with Git projects a lot more […]