Utilizing Chrome Developer Tools

When doing any kind of Front-End work, the tool that most developers spend an exceptionally large amount of time in are the Chrome Developer Tools, more so than any other similar tool in other browsers. With good reason too, they are both mature, and have a lot of features which the others lack, and it seems like every week a new update comes out with even more tools that you didn’t think you needed, until now. I’m no stranger to Chrome Developer Tools, and wanted to go into some detail about some of my favourite but not all that commonly known features that can really help you out with your own projects.

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The React Component Lifecycle

Something I was asked recently was to name all stages of the React class component lifecycle. After a short pause I was able to name a few but later came to realize there were more I wasn’t aware of. Unsatisfied with this I decided to take a closer look into this subject and after doing so I feel like I have a much deeper understanding of how this part of React works.

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Building a Robot with NodeJS

I recently spent the day at Houston University for Node Bots day. Throughout the course of the day I learned all about building and controlling a robot with the power of NodeJS, which is something I dind’t even know was possible until recently.

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Creating a Bot for Discord

I’ve been playing World of Warcraft lately in my spare time. Something I’ve been enjoying is the Mythic+ dungeons that were introduced with the Legion expansion. For these dungeons players must complete them within a time limit, but doing so requires a very competent team of players. The problem with the in-game tools that World of Warcraft provides is that it doesn’t show all of the data you may need to properly audit a players progress to see if they are experienced enough to do the dungeon.

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