December 2017

GitHub vs GitLab: Comparison, Features, History, Repositories
Git Is version control software designed specifically to keep track of the changes made to files over time. In other words, Git is a distributed revision control system which means that every Git directory on every computer is a full-fledged repository with the full history of the project, not just the current state of the files. Github is a well-known web-based code hosting Git repository for version control. It provides distributed revision control with source [...]
Front-End Tooling Trends 2018 Plus… CSS Preprocessor Intro
Front-end development tools and techniques evolve rapidly, but we must stay on top of them to keep a competitive edge and extract superlative performance from websites and apps. To achieve this goal ByteScout presents emerging front-end tooling trends going into 2018, along with an intro to CSS Preprocessors versus native CSS code. To begin, let’s digest the stats on the tools most used in the field. Although there is no absolute guarantee of endurance of [...]
TOP-5 Smart Contracts and How to Use Them
If you use or create technology in any way, you’ve probably heard all about Blockchain. But what exactly is Blockchain? How does it tie to smart contract platforms and cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin? Let’s unwrap some Blockchain fundamentals to see how the technology links to formal agreements. Bitcoin and Blockchain technology explained In essence, Blockchain is a digital ledger that records transactions or other data. The ledger is shared across many computers. Everyone within the peer-to-peer [...]
Learn More About Different Async Patterns in JS
Background: what’s async, at the start? Async programming has been made popular because of JavaScript, but it exists in fact in many languages. In pure theory, you can even do async programming in C if you feel really adventurous. But first, what’s async programming? Well, it’s a way to deal with operations that can take time. Opening a file, doing a network request, wait for an input from the user, all of these operations take [...]
Ultimate Lasso.js Tutorial
As a client-side Javascript module bundler, Lasso.js provides powerful advantages over other bundlers. Optional dependencies, code splitting, and plugins for pre-processing are among the innovative optimizations featured. Lasso.js enables asynchronous loading of additional JavaScript and CSS following initial page load. Combine this with Lasso’s de-dupe feature to eliminate module redundancy, and you have the ultimate speed, efficiency, and convenience in page loading. In this ByteScout Ultimate Tutorial you will learn to leverage asynchronous module loading [...]
Connecting to Amazon RDS with MySQL
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is one of the largest and most well-known on-demand cloud computing platforms available. Part of the reason for their popularity is that they have an easily scalable set of web hosting platforms, including storage, networking, database services, among many others. Typically these services are not visible to end-users but can provide a framework for hosting dynamic processing tools that you need for your site, and these services can be connected to many [...]