All posts by “Tony Sanjaya

The Advanced Guide to Optimizing WordPress Performance
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WordPress Development Best Practices and Tips

WordPress is easily the most powerful open source blogging and content management system available online today, and so working knowledge of its intricacies is a boon to any developer or designer resume. It is not hard to find and buy an expired domain with good ranking using SpamZilla, but it can be quite hard to maintain the content on the site especially if you do not know the basics of website management. This is where the simple and easy to use content management system WordPress comes into place.

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Buggy JavaScript Code: The 10 Most Common Mistakes JavaScript Developers Make

Today, JavaScript is at the core of virtually all modern web applications. The past several years in particular have witnessed the proliferation of a wide array of powerful JavaScript-based libraries and frameworks for single page application (SPA) development, graphics and animation, and even server-side JavaScript platforms. JavaScript has truly become ubiquitous in the world of web app development and is therefore an increasingly important skill to master.

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Develop a Shopify Theme on Your Local Machine using Theme Kit
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Develop a Shopify Theme on Your Local Machine using Theme Kit

This experience is based on the time I got tasked to build a website based on Shopify for the first time. TL;DR, Shopify is an paid e-commerce platform that has all its hosting done on their servers. Similar to wordpress.com, Shopify also uses  a web-based code editor. The editor comes with features like code and matching tags highlighting which is pretty good.

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CMS for a Developer: Finding the Right Place to Blog
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CMS for Developers: Finding the Right Platform for a Dev Blog

Hi, I’m Tony Sanjaya, a web developer at Stampede Design. As my experience in web development grew over time, I needed a place where I could share my thoughts and findings. Other times, I wanted to share with others on what I have built. This was the problem statement that came about and to solve it I realised I needed some kind of CMS or blogging platform to post my works. It needed to be customisable, free of complications and easy to maintain.

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Sublime Text Plugins That We Use
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Sublime Text Plugins That We Use

Sublime Text is a fast and powerful text editor that has many features catered for programmers. It is available on OS X, Linux, and Windows.

One of the reasons why this is such a great editor is because it can be fully used using just the keyboard, leaving both hands free for coding. Primary functions are binded to hotkey combinations. If you are familiar with Terminal, then you will feel at home with its interface.

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What We Know So Far About Laravel 5.3
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What We Know So Far About Laravel 5.3

You may be familiar with Laravel, the free open-source PHP framework built specifically for web artisans. Taylor Otwell, the creator of Laravel was not satisfied with the existing PHP frameworks at the time (CodeIgniter, Yii, Zend and Symfony) and because of this, decided to build his own. It has been 5 years since its introduction to the web and now its latest version is arriving soon, Laravel 5.3.

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Use the Refactoring Method for Cleaner Code
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Use the Refactoring Method for Cleaner Code

As a developer, we want to maintain our code well. This is to ensure that ourselves and others can understand the code later on. We should have a standard in writing a code, and one of the most basic collections of principles that can help us is Clean Code. When your code is clean, it becomes better, understandable and a lot more maintainable. The best method to achieve this is refactoring.

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