In the words of my software engineering instructor, “Anything that is on the internet is not secure.” Regardless of your multi-step authentication process as a precaution, there are loopholes for everything, and anything can be hacked. Despite our pessimistic outlook on hacking, as web developers we still have to try…


When working on projects that combine external style sheets and UI frameworks such as Material-UI, calculating a styling’s priority can be challenging. What happens if I add a class to a button created using Material-UI? If I add a background color to that class, would the new background color supersede…


Between creating migrations, classes, and methods with Ruby, learning my first backend language has been challenging enough. When tackling the intimidating task of learning a new programming language, why waste valuable time coming up with usable data examples? Luckily, there’s a simple way of generating data in order to save…


Though optional chaining has been around for a while in many programming languages, it just recently became available in Javascript with the release of ES2020. MDN Web Docs describes optional chaining as “a way to simplify accessing values through connected objects when it’s possible that a reference or function may…


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When I first started using Github to fork and clone my lab assignments at Flatiron School, I thought that I was slowly mastering “Git Flow”. It turns out that just because Github has the word “git” in it, does not mean it uses “Git Flow.” What I was beginning to…

Nick Kubo

Software Engineering Student at Flatiron School

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