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  So you wanna learn Javascript? The best way to learn to code is by coding! In this tutorial series I’ll be training¬†you on how to build ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors’ with Javascript. You will learn the basic Javascript fundamentals so you can hit the ground running and build interesting projects of your own. This series

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In this introduction to programming I teach you how to code using fundamentals. I go over the best programming language for beginners. If you’re looking for a guide on how to start computer programming or how to start learning computer programming this is the best guide. Learning to code where to start? This guide will

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Just completed this tutorial on how to build a web bot that automatically posts ads to craigslist using Nightmare.js The goal of this guide is to teach you how to build web bots and web automation tools using Nightmare.js and avoid common pitfalls with proper planning, research, debugging techniques, and managing asynchronous code.

I just finished creating a new web application called Only One Percent Listings. It was a medium sized project and really pushed the limits of my web development skills. I learned a lot and I wanted to document my experience for myself and pass that knowledge along for all the freelancers and junior developers out

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In this video I demonstrate how to use sheetrock.js, a simple way to query, retrieve, and display data from Google Sheets. Sheetrock js runs in the browser or on a sever so it’s a great way to add a little dynamic content to an otherwise static site without the overhead of server-side languages or frameworks

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In this tutorial you will learn to build a screen scraper using node.js, nightmare.js, and jQuery. This will scrape all the gigs posted on craigslist in the computers section for any city you choose. You can hook this up to a cron job and email yourself the results at regular intervals.

I recently discovered a neat tool which you can use to scrape data from websites with relative ease, called Artoo.js. Artoo is a javascript library built to test web scraping in the browser, before implementing them in a dedicated scraper such as Sandcrawler.js or Phantom.js One of the great things about Artoo is that installation

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