Full Stack JavaScript: What is a Full Stack? And Why is it MEAN?

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Is this a full stack? Does it come with Java? Sorry, I know, puns are the worst… Especially breakfast puns.

For aspiring web developers, it’s not enough to be a JavaScript or Ruby or Java ninja–you have to know how your JavaScript or Ruby or Java interacts with the whole project you are working on.

That’s why developers talk about Full Stack Development.¬†In very general terms, a Full Stack, like a stack of pancakes has three parts: the front, back, and middle (more professionally referred to as the Front End, Back End, and Web Framework). Continue reading “Full Stack JavaScript: What is a Full Stack? And Why is it MEAN?”

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Practice Time: UW’s Computer Science Homework

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After completing a LOT of Ruby lessons¬†(Learn Ruby the Hard Way, Codecademy’s Ruby, and Try Ruby, which I blogged about here, here, and here), I was itching to try my hand at something a little less structured. Continue reading “Practice Time: UW’s Computer Science Homework”