• Angular - Frontend - React - Web Development

    React vs. Angular: Choosing the Right Framework in 2024

    “Angular or React?” has been one of the most important questions in software development for the last decade. As a developer who had worked in full-stack fashion for a long time myself, my story of frontend started with Angular but had slightly moved towards React. Since I have actively participated projects in both, I wanted to write a comprehensive comparison between these two. Let’s explore the key aspects of each framework to help you make a decision, if you need to. Brief Overview: Developed and maintained by Facebook, React is a component-based library that deals mainly with the view layer…

  • Angular - Coding - Frontend - Web Development

    Two-Way Data Binding in Angular: Its Pros and Cons

    Two-way data binding is one of the most distinctive features of Angular but what does it require, and what are the benefits and drawbacks associated with it? Let’s dive into it. When you hear “two-way data binding”, picture a bridge with traffic flowing in both directions. In an Angular application, this means that any changes to the model are instantly reflected in the view and vice versa. This can be a game-changer as it reduces the amount of boilerplate code developers have to write to maintain synchronization between the UI and data. For instance, consider a simple example where we…

  • Frontend - React

    NextJS: Frontend Sneaking into Backend

    As web-based applications become more sophisticated, frontend and backend lines gets blur. One such example of this change is NextJS. NextJS is a framework that enables React applications to render on the server side. But it isn’t just that. It pushes React into territories that it wasn’t initially designed for, filling in gaps and streamlining the development process. React and NextJS – A Beautiful TangoReact, as many know, is a JavaScript library built to create user interfaces. It does this primarily on the client side. While it’s incredible at this, it left a void when it comes to server-side rendering.…

  • Coding - React - Web Development

    Redux vs. useContext: Navigating the State Management Maze

    Every developer knows that the software engineering isn’t just about writing code. It’s about creating efficient, maintainable, and scalable systems. A critical part of that journey, especially in React, is the state management. With numerous tools and libraries available, the choices can often be way too much. Two most common players in this arena are Redux and useContext hook which is native to React. Both offer ways to manage global state, but which is right for your project? Let’s dive in and understand these tools better. Understanding useContext HookAt its heart, useContext is a React hook introduced in version 16.8…