I recently attended a 3-day PSD workshop (Mid 2021, scrum.org). After a few days of preparation, I passed the exam with a score of 95%.

In this article, I want to share the most important information about the exam and personal tips and tricks on how to master it.

1. What is the exam about?

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Linting rules are a powerful tool to establish common ground within a development team. The rules define guidelines on how to format and structure your code.

Using predefined rule sets, like Airbnb’s ESLint config with more than 2 million weekly downloads, is really popular nowadays. …

A couple of months ago my company decided to get rid of their legacy Ember frontend in favor of React.

With limited team capacity, we wouldn't have been able to keep on implementing new customer features in Ember and in parallel rebuild the whole frontend in React. That’s why we…

Coming from Angular and Ember, one of the first things I missed in React was a code generator for quickly setting up new components.

Angular and Ember both offer this kind of tooling out-of-the-box (e. g. Angular CLI). You simply run a command that generates all the files you need…

Shared Webspace Hacks #1: How to upload large frontend builds with hundreds of thousands of files to your shared webspace without wasting a lot of time? You only need my ready-to-use PHP and Gulp scripts and a hosting service running PHP.

Shared web hosting is still popular

Problem: No SSH access at Shared Hosters

If you have a cheap traditional shared webspace (like…

In this article, I’m going to show you how to create a Web Component. Our widget will be based on React and can be seamlessly integrated into any website and CMS, like WordPress, with only two lines of code! 💪

Best of both worlds: React (frontend framework) and WordPress (CMS)

Prerequisites: You should have some basic understanding of React with…

Recently, GitHub launched GitHub Actions Beta. With GitHub Actions, you not only can manage your repositories but also build and test your code directly on GitHub. You don’t have to use webhooks and switch to other build services anymore. Finally, we get everything under one roof! 😊

In this post…

Setting up a comfortable compilation pipeline for your SCSS files can be time-consuming and frustrating 😓. You find a lot of outdated tutorials online with too many details and bloated configurations.

I’m going to show you my simple pipeline. The whole setup will take you less than 5 minutes, I…

My article covers the most fundamental aspects of Node Package Manager (NPM) and package.json. If you consider yourself well experienced in this topic already, please stop here ❌.

Photo by Paul Esch-Laurent on Unsplash

In the JavaScript world, you will find it in nearly every codebase: package.json. As a beginner, you probably already know that it’s…

In this tutorial, we’re going to create a simple web scraper. Our bot will be able to scrape valuable content on any website, even if there’s no public API provided. Later, the gathered articles can be filtered and automatically (re)posted on social media or your blog.

My example bot is…

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