Migraine Tracker – Create Frontend

Firstly, I use create-react-app to create my project files.  But then I’ll delete everything in src folder and start from scratch to get the things I want to have in it. In preparation for some packages I’ll need later on, I “yarn add” (same as “npm install”, using yarn the following packages: redux, redux-promise, react-redux, and […]

Javascript – Synchronous vs. Asyncronous

I’ve always been confused by the terms synchronous version asynchrous in Javascript, as they seem to mean just the opposite of what they would mean in the real world.  I always thought that synchronous meant multiple things could happen at once, and asynchrous means only one thing can happen at a time. According to dictionary.com, […]

Migraine Tracker – Create Backend

I have long suffered with migraines.  Currently I track my daily migraines on an Excel spreadsheet, but I am going to create my own app to track them using the MERN stack Node, Express, MongoDB and Mongoose on the server.  I will develop the client in React. npm init -y to create my package.json file […]

_.map – Javascript Problem

This is an exercise taken from the Javascript: From Fundamentals to Functional course by Bianca Gandolfo on FrontEnd Masters.  The characters are taken from a game of Clue – a murder whodunit… Here I have recreated a map() method in a slightly different way.  Instead of attaching it to the array prototype, I created it […]

_.forEach – Javascript Problem

This is an exercise taken from the Javascript: From Fundamentals to Functional course by Bianca Gandolfo on FrontEnd Masters.  The characters are taken from a game of Clue – a murder whodunit… Here I have recreated a forEach() method in a slightly different way.  Instead of attaching it to the array prototype, I created it […]

Crypto-Tracker Project v. 2.0

I have just finished v. 2.0 of CryptoTracker.  I have the backend server done, and putting the finishing touches on the front-end.  Most of the functionality is there, but I’m still working on formatting. On the home page, I have a chart and graphs that rely on an api call to cryptocompare.com.  When I’m logged out, […]

Manually Importing Data into MongoDB

I am working on a finishing up a project from my bootcamp that I didn’t get fully deployed.  It is an app to teach people about cryptocurrencies and allow them to track cryptos they are interested in.  I am working with a MongoDB backend for storing the cryptos in a person’s list.  Here I’m renaming […]