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Using Netlify Redirect (301) and Rewrite (200)January 19, 2019

I've spent a lot of hours these days trying to do something I thought was trivial. Hopefully it will save you some time. As you probably know, Netlify is great. It continuously deploys your Github repository to a default subdomain (for example https://ionvarsescu.netlify.com ) or to a custom domain (for example https://www.ionvarsescu.tk) . In order to avoid SEO issues of duplicate content…

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New Repository on GitHub Using Visual Studio Code (VS Code)April 13, 2018

This is a short guide that will help you setting up and publishing to a new repository on GitHub. I personally didn’t find it trivial and some steps seem unnecessary, but, in my case, they were all required in order to avoid all kind of errors. Please read every instruction (every step) carefully until its end before trying it to know what to expect. Create local folder (on your computer) with…

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Motivation, Goals and MethodologyFebruary 16, 2018

Motivation and Goals This is not the regular journey and in the following essay I’ll explain why. My end-goal is to have the knowledge of a full-stack developer. In general, I’m following the freeCodeCamp curriculum. The first milestone should be the front-end development certification. This means learning mostly HTML5, JavaScript, CSS and completing different challenges (websites and algorithms…

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My Journey Through Code and Some NostalgiaFebruary 14, 2018

It all begun a long long time ago in Romania (around 1990). I must have been less then 10 years old. A friend of my father visited us in a winter and brought me a gift… a keyboard from Russia. It was the first one I have ever seen, I can recall how it looked like (it had Cyrillic characters – it was a HC (Home Computer) made in Russia and I think it had a golden metal body and a small box on it…

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