Getting Started with XState, React and Typescript (Part 2)

Solve the pain points that come with traditional methods of managing state in a React project with state machines. Set up a state machine in a simple React project with XState and Typescript with this short tutorial.

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Introduction to Flutter Widget Testing

Writing tests for applications is not the most fun task. We get so excited about seeing our code running in production that we don’t think it might fail.  This is about to change. Flutter tests Have you heard of Flutter? No? Let’s fix that. Flutter is the thing for mobile development these days. Powered by Dart, Flutter…

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Application Modernization Isn’t Just Fighting Legacy Tech

When radical innovations were rare, businesses could afford to treat application modernization as a sporadic reaction to change. A decade ago, most organizations modernized only when they were compelled to. However, in the era of open-source and continuous innovation, modernization can’t be an isolated, one-off project. Businesses need to embrace a culture that celebrates change…

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8 Tips to Build Your App Clip

Apple announced App Clips at last year’s WWDC14. If you’re not familiar with them yet, they are bite-sized apps that your users can use without having to take a trip to the App Store. In other words, App Clips offer your users an opportunity to experience your app before downloading it from the app store….

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Laravel Octane

Boost Your Laravel Project Performance With Octane

Laravel Octane is a first-party Laravel package that makes it super easy to serve your application via an artisan command while boosting its performance. Why Use Laravel Octane? Before Octane, we were used to the combo of Nginx + PHP-FPM, which works in this fashion:  A request comes to Nginx. Nginx delegates the request to…

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Codeless Testing

Codeless Testing – A Complete Overview

Looking for quick automation solutions with minimal coding and faster time to market? Manual testers can also perform automation development with little coding knowledge. This article gives you a complete overview of codeless testing — from its evolution and tools to myths and approaches. Evolution of Automation Testing Initially, manual testing involved writing test cases…

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How to Set Up React Native Autocomplete with a GraphQL Cache

This short tutorial will show you how to use GraphQL cache for scenarios where you need a fast response and good performance. But first, what is a cache? A cache is an interface that can help us store Request/Response object pairs. It preserves resources by saving or storing data from requests usually in memory, and…

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Try a Semantic Approach to Naming GitHub Repositories

If not done well, user research becomes just another vanity project. But if done well, it can be a cheat code to outpace your competitors. Check out six common mistakes that you should avoid in your next user research project.

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Why I Became a Software Engineer at Modus Create

Phoenix Do was studying finance and all set for a career on Wall Street. So, what inspired him to get into software development and intern at Modus Create?

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A Guide to Windows 10

A Microsoft Hater’s Guide to Windows 10

Modus Create Architect Michael Schwartz discusses Windows 10 version 2004, WSL, and shares why the OS now has his support.

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