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Andrew Baisden

⚛️ Software Developer @CGI_Global | 🌅 Technical Writer @ThePracticalDev @hashnode @Medium @LogRocket | 🎨 Content Creator | 📝 5k+ Blog Subscribers

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Bachelor Degree Computer Science

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Software Developer @CGI

The Top 12 Node.js Frameworks on GitHub️

The Top 12 Node.js Frameworks on GitHub️

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Creating a component design system using React, TypeScript and Storybook

Creating a component design system using React, TypeScript and Storybook

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React 18 Whats New

React 18 Whats New

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What is the most important factor for you when looking for work?

What is the most important factor for you when looking for work?

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How to use HarperDB custom functions to build your entire backend

How to use HarperDB custom functions to build your entire backend

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Why you should consider adding a BenQ ScreenBar to your developer setup

Why you should consider adding a BenQ ScreenBar to your developer setup

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8 GitHub resources for becoming a developer in 2022

8 GitHub resources for becoming a developer in 2022

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How I setup my Development Environment on macOS 2022 Edition

How I setup my Development Environment on macOS 2022 Edition

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How to launch a Minimum viable product (MVP) in 2022

How to launch a Minimum viable product (MVP) in 2022

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How to build powerful tables in React using the React Table package

How to build powerful tables in React using the React Table package

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How using the app Centered made me more productive

How using the app Centered made me more productive

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Why you should learn JavaScript and Python in 2022

Why you should learn JavaScript and Python in 2022

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Why developers don't like ETA's?

Why developers don't like ETA's?

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What qualities should a software engineer have?

What qualities should a software engineer have?

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Why having a portfolio website is not necessary for getting hired in 2021

Why having a portfolio website is not necessary for getting hired in 2021

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How to be successful as a self taught developer

How to be successful as a self taught developer

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10 reasons why nobody is reading your articles and how to fix it

10 reasons why nobody is reading your articles and how to fix it

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The importance of a design system and why you should be using Storybook in all of your projects

The importance of a design system and why you should be using Storybook in all of your projects

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Top 5 lessons I learned while looking for my next developer role

Top 5 lessons I learned while looking for my next developer role

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Why you should consider having a brand colour

Why you should consider having a brand colour

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5 steps for performing well in a new job

5 steps for performing well in a new job

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8 reasons why having a blog is as important as having a GitHub

8 reasons why having a blog is as important as having a GitHub

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Why you should become a Full-Stack Developer

Why you should become a Full-Stack Developer

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Modern Full-Stack Developer Tech Stack 2021

Modern Full-Stack Developer Tech Stack 2021

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Introducing Dogidex the gamified pet learning app for children

Introducing Dogidex the gamified pet learning app for children

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How creating CSS Art can make you a better developer

How creating CSS Art can make you a better developer

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Why programmers should add journaling to their daily routine

Why programmers should add journaling to their daily routine

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I used the web browsers Edge and Brave exclusively for 1 week each here are my thoughts

I used the web browsers Edge and Brave exclusively for 1 week each here are my thoughts

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How I use the Markdown app Obsidian as a second brain

How I use the Markdown app Obsidian as a second brain

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A Developers perspective on the M1 MacBook Pro after 5 months of usage

A Developers perspective on the M1 MacBook Pro after 5 months of usage

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Freelancer vs. Company Employee

Freelancer vs. Company Employee

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11 Types of Twitter Users and How They Compare

11 Types of Twitter Users and How They Compare

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Why it's so important to create a personal brand

Why it's so important to create a personal brand

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15 reasons why you should be using Figma for design

15 reasons why you should be using Figma for design

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Why you should create a developer Instagram account

Why you should create a developer Instagram account

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How I Write Articles

How I Write Articles

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Creating a Node back-end using the MVC software design pattern

Creating a Node back-end using the MVC software design pattern

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How To Build Cross Platform Apps Using React, React Native And Redux

How To Build Cross Platform Apps Using React, React Native And Redux

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20 activities that increase my creativity as a developer

20 activities that increase my creativity as a developer

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10 reasons why Twitter is better than LinkedIn for finding work

10 reasons why Twitter is better than LinkedIn for finding work

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45 useful mobile apps that I use as a developer

45 useful mobile apps that I use as a developer

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How the global pandemic turned more people to code and why you should do it too

How the global pandemic turned more people to code and why you should do it too

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Examples for reversing a string in JavaScript, Python and Dart

Examples for reversing a string in JavaScript, Python and Dart

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How I setup my Development Environment on macOS 2021 Edition

How I setup my Development Environment on macOS 2021 Edition

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My thoughts on using the LG 27UL850W 4K UHD LED LCD Monitor for programming and media consumption

My thoughts on using the LG 27UL850W 4K UHD LED LCD Monitor for programming and media consumption

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How Developers can learn from the mistakes of Cyberpunk 2077

How Developers can learn from the mistakes of Cyberpunk 2077

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What External Display do you use with your computer?

What External Display do you use with your computer?

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Clean Install vs Backup

Clean Install vs Backup

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Why you should become a mobile app developer

Why you should become a mobile app developer

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Why its useful to have a personal skill matrix

Why its useful to have a personal skill matrix

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My initial thoughts on using Flutter and Dart for App development

My initial thoughts on using Flutter and Dart for App development

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Codecademy new and improved Career Paths

Codecademy new and improved Career Paths

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Front-End, Back-End or Mobile App Development?

Front-End, Back-End or Mobile App Development?

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100 AWESOME Developers to follow on Twitter

100 AWESOME Developers to follow on Twitter

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What type of computer do Linux Developers use?

What type of computer do Linux Developers use?

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Introducing... DigitalOcean App Platform!

Introducing... DigitalOcean App Platform!

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Freelance vs Personal Projects

Freelance vs Personal Projects

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What was your first programming language and why did you choose it?

What was your first programming language and why did you choose it?

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Why do developers have a love hate relationship with WordPress?

Why do developers have a love hate relationship with WordPress?

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Creating React/Node apps that connect to PostgreSQL and HarperDB

Creating React/Node apps that connect to PostgreSQL and HarperDB

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