I recently created and deployed an application called Tip Out. It’s an application that enables waiters and waitresses the ability to record and view tip outs. My inspiration came from my current employer, MadLife Stage & Studio, where I currently work as a waiter. The application was built with Ruby…


Visual Studio Code is a free code editor redefined and optimized for building and debugging modern web and cloud applications. It supports a wide variety of programming languages such as JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, C++, C#, Java, Python, and more! I’ve been a developer for almost 4 years now, and I…


Most of my project’s back-ends are built with Ruby on Rails. I studied and worked with Ruby on Rails during my time at Flatiron. I love Ruby and find it easier to use and understand than Java and C# which I studied at Chattahoochee Technical College.

If you have ever…


If you haven’t read any of my previous articles or posts, I’m a software developer who is currently searching for his first full time position. In the meantime, I write weekly blogs and work on personal coding projects. The first project I created after I graduated from Flatiron was my…


A couple weeks prior I wrote an article about React Hooks, specifically useState and useEffect Hooks. Today, I’m going to continue exploring React Hooks by reviewing and discussing a couple more Hooks. Heres a quick reminder about React Hooks, and why I love and use them daily.

  • React Hooks allow…


Hello there, lately I’ve been working with a great deal of algorithms and coding challenges as I continue my journey for my first full time position as a software engineer! More than likely, you will have to complete a coding challenge or solve an algorithm to acquire a job in…


So far I have only used Heroku to deploy my web applications. Well, that changed today as I decided to branch out and try a different deployment service. I love Heroku, and it is so easy to use, but I hate how my applications go to sleep after 30 minutes…


I believe everyone likes a good shortcut, and I personally like to complete tasks or goals in the most efficient fashion. Personally, I’ll choose the quickest route every time as long as it’s safe and legal or under the correct guidelines/standards. Time is precious and perpetually so why waste…


Im here today to talk about one of my favorite and most utilized CSS web layout models, the CSS Flexible Box Layout, also known as the Flexbox. Flexbox makes it easier to design flexible responsive layout structure without having to use float or positioning.

This is an example of a Flexbox

For the most part anytime…


Are you looking for an interactive way to display data on a React app in the form of a line chart, bar chart, or pie chart? This is the perfect article for you then! Of course, you could always use an image to display a chart. Wouldn’t it be cooler…

Gene Campbell III

Full Stack Software Engineer

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