Boyan Iliev

@bo-iliev

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I am a Junior Site Reliability Engineer, that loves web development and is looking forward to his journey as a developer.

Boyan Iliev · 4 months ago

A Super Quick Intro to Ansible

Introduction According to Wikipedia: Ansible is an open-source software provisioning, configuration management, and application-deployment tool enabling infrastructure as code. It runs on m...
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Boyan Iliev · 10 months ago

What is HTTP, HTTPS, and SSL

Introduction If you are a developer, you probably know what an SSL certificate is. If you don't know what it is, don't worry. An SSL certificate is a must-have on any website. It lets your w...
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Boyan Iliev · 11 months ago

How to get the size of a directory in Linux

Introduction Linux is one of the most popular operating systems in the world. It is Unix-like, and it is also open-source. Quite a big percentage of developers use Linux because it can be cu...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

Python Array Methods Everyone Should Know

Introduction For the past few years, Python has become one of the most popular programming languages in the dev world. It is often used to build websites and software, it is also used to aut...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

How To Get Better At Googling

Introdction Don't worry, you've read the title of this post correctly. We are indeed going to explain how to get better at googling. In the web dev world, googling is one of the main things...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

Share Your Desk Challenge

As developers we spend most of our time in front of a screen. Or more precisely on our desk. This is why I want to start the Share Your Desk Challenge. It's really simple to enter, check out...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

How to Undo Your Most Recent Local Commits in Git

Introduction Git is probably the most well-known and used version control system. It makes working on a single project with other developers much easier because Git tracks all the changes yo...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

How to Replace All Occurrences of a String with JavaScript

Introduction One of the main data types in JavaScript is strings. These data types are used for storing and manipulating text. And luckily for us, there are quite a few methods that help us...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

Introduction To MongoDB and How To Use It

Introduction MongoDB is a NoSQL (not only SQL) database. In NoSQL databases, we store our data in a collection of documents. These documents are very similar to JavaScript objects or JSON ob...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

How to Check if an Array Includes a Value in JavaScript

Introduction The array is almost always used in your or someone's code. It is a very important part of programming and you probably couldn't do the stuff that you want to do without arrays....
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

How to use the splice() method

Introduction Arrays will always be something that you will use or run into. You can store different types of data inside of them. For example - strings, numbers, objects, and even other arra...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

How To Write Your First Node.js Script

Introduction Until recently(if you think that 2009 is recently), we could only run JS code in a web browser. Node is a JavaScript runtime that executes code outside of the browser. We can us...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

How to Install MySQL on MacOS

Introduction MySQL is a database management system based on SQL. like other relational databases, MySQL stores data in tables made up of rows and columns. If you are doing backend web develo...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

8 Linux Commands Everyone Should Know

Introduciton It's a well-known fact that developers use terminals. And using a terminal is something that everybody should know. It is a good thing to know and do because it will help you in...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

Introduction To JavaScript Promises

Introduction A Promise is an object representing the eventual completion or failure of an async operation. A promise is a returned object to which you attach callbacks, instead of passing ca...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

How To Write A Good README File

Introduction If you're familiar with GitHub, then you know what a README file is. But if you don't know what it is, you can think of it as the introduction to your repository. It's very help...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

5 Tips On How To Stay Motivated And Productive As A Developer

Introduction Whether you are a senior developer, or you have just started getting into code, there comes a time when you start losing motivation. It is normal to lose motivation and that lac...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

DOM Event Listeners

JavaScript is probably one of the most reliable and most powerful programming languages. But what takes JS to the next level is the DOM. The DOM stands for Document Object Model. In other wo...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

6 YouTube Channels About Web Development

Introduction Everyone watches YouTube. You probably spend many hours every week. I mean how else are you gonna catch up with all those cat videos. But YouTube isn't just about cat vids and c...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

Array Methods And Callbacks In Javascript

Introduction One of the most important things in JavaScript is arrays. 99% of the time, there is going to be an array in someone's JS script. If you look into someone else's code, you will l...
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Boyan Iliev · 1 year ago

JavaScript Loops And How To Use Them

Introduction When most people get asked if they know all the loops in JavaScript, the usual answer is 'The while and for loop. I know them all!'. Well, what if I told you that these aren't t...
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