programming concepts

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Feb 9, 2018

The Fundamentals of Webhooks

The Fundamentals of Webhooks

A webhook is a route created on one application with the expectation that data will be sent to that route periodically from another application. For a concrete example, let us talk about two

May 10, 2016

Closing in on closure

Closing in on closure

There is a familiar tenet in programming. When the function has completed running, the variables are disposed. This is pretty close to our hearts as programmers. So naturally, JavaScript comes in shakes things

May 1, 2016

Understanding Functional Scope

Understanding Functional Scope

In JavaScript, functions determine the scope of a variable, leading to some unexpected scenarios that developers can come across while transitioning from block scope languages. First off, there's the initial question of what