I came to a very sad realization recently, my portfolio website was a mess. A few months ago, I purchased a domain name, threw a few components of React code together with some mediocre CSS, hosted it online, put my feet up and waited for the offers to come pouring…


A very accurate representation.

I started coding a little over a year ago. I started with some basic HTML, then some CSS, then, after proclaiming myself an expert on the first two, began a deep dive into javascript and other more advanced languages. It wasn’t until very recently that I had the realization that…


API’s, or application programming interfaces, can be great. They store data and allow that data to be accessed, and sometimes modified, by other applications through requests. You can find API’s already created on anything from your favorite foods to every stat about every Pokemon ever created.

When building your own…


In javascript, and in programming in general, one of the most important techniques to become familiar with is receiving data stored in one place, whether it be an outside database or an api, then bringing into your program and manipulating it as you please. In most javascript courses, this is…


Password Graphic

In today’s world, all of our personal information and data is stored somewhere online. Whether it be our bank accounts or even a personalized collection of our favorite memes. All of this information is usually tied to an account on a website protected by a personalized password. Unfortunately, most us…


React Hook

Learning react is all about state. Establishing state, changing state, passing state. You really can’t do anything with react without dealing with state. If you’re anything like me, you’ve spent hours pouring over react code trying to figure out what happened to your declared state and why it isn’t doing…


If you have ever had to prepare for a technical interview, odds are is you are familiar with some basic sorting methods. You have probably suffered through coding bubble, insertion, and selection sort methods only to find out later that the time and space complexity of all of them isn’t…


Computer Code

Even if you have only started learning javascript, there is a good chance you have seen or even written a closure yourself. You may just not have realized it. …


When beginning my coding journey, I spent hours learning what an array was. How to add, find, delete, and iterate through them. I felt like I could take any array and do whatever I wanted with it. Then along came objects, which were a little trickier, but after some more…

Matt Lazewski

Rookie coder trying to find my way into the tech world.

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