7 Critical Reasons Beginners Should Learn Go in 2021

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Why learn Golang, and especially why learn Golang as a beginner coder? There are many good reasons why learning Golang is a popular idea altogether – StackOverflow’s 2020 Developer survey saw it climb in popularity among developers from 10th in 2019 all the way to 5th in 2020. A full 32% of developers surveyed in … Read more

Writing a Binary Search Tree in Python – With Examples

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A binary search tree, or BST for short, is a tree whose nodes each store a key greater than all their left child nodes and less than all of their right child nodes. Binary trees are useful for storing data in an organized way, which allows for it to be fetched, inserted, updated, and deleted … Read more

Building a Linked List in Python with Examples

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A linked list is a linear data structure where elements are not stored next to each other in memory. The elements in a linked list are linked using pointers or references. Linked lists are an ordered collection of objects, similar to a normal list. Linked lists stand apart from lists in how they store elements in memory. While regular lists (arrays or slices) use a contiguous memory block to store references to their data, linked lists store references (pointers) as part of … Read more

Converting an Array to JSON Object in JavaScript

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JSON, or “JavaScript Object Notation”, is one of the most popular data exchange formats, particularly in web development. If you have an array of data but the program you’re communicating with requires an object, don’t fear, we’ll go over some easy conversion methods. Quick Answer – JS Array to JSON Arrays are actually valid JSON, … Read more

How to Create a Custom Checkbox Form in Vue

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You have a problem. The browser’s default checkbox form is ugly and outdated, but importing an entire library just to change the styling seems like overkill. Instead, let’s build a custom checkbox form component from scratch. It will take 15 minutes to type up, or just 3 if you just copy and paste my boilerplate … Read more

Should You Commit the Vendor Folder in Go?

Should You Commit Your Vendor Folder in Go

The answer to the age-old question of, “should I commit the vendor dependencies in my Go project to source control?” is “almost always“. As an FYI, we here at Qvault use Go for all of our backend work, and we always commit our vendor folders. Let’s take a look at the reasoning behind my claim … Read more

How Much Do Software Engineers Make?

How Much Do Software Engineers Make?

Software engineering continues to be one of the most lucrative career paths in the tech industry. Additionally, the rewards go well beyond a high salary, corporate health insurance plans, and an increased opportunity to advance. Software engineers often receive benefits like unlimited time off, no need to find coworkers to cover shifts, lax or no … Read more