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Chris Perry

Web Developer

Token Gesture

Aug 9, 2019

JSON Web Token Crashes Express It’s been a little while since I’d run through building an Express API up from scratch, so wanting a bit of mental exercise, I pulled...

MongoDB Upgrade Error

Jul 22, 2019

MongoDB Upgrade Error If you should ever encounter an error message along the lines of the following, go to the StackOverflow link lower down and follow the instructions carefully -...

Current Status

Jul 21, 2019

Some Updates When I started this post, I’m not sure I had any real idea of what it was going to be about, other than making a few notes about...

Setting up an ES6 Project Using Babel and webpack

Mar 30, 2019

This excerpt is taken from an article I wrote for Sitepoint which was published back in April 2018: In this article, we’re going to look at creating a build setup...

MEAN Stack: Building a VueJS Front-End onto a NodeJS API - Part 2

Feb 12, 2018

Note: This article is almost certainly not complete… Background In the first part of this article, we looked at how to create a NodeJS API using Express and MongoDB. You...

MEAN Stack: Building a VueJS Front-End onto a NodeJS API - Part 1

Feb 8, 2018

Background A recently posted article on Sitepoint titled MEAN Stack: Build an App with Angular 2+ and the Angular CLI piqued my interest, having used Angular 1.5 on a couple...

Making console.log() Messages More Meaningful With ES6/ES2015 Template Literals

Jan 21, 2018

Whilst working through a JavaScript code exercise with one of the CodeYourFuture students yesterday, I thought it would be a nice little enhancement to show them how to make their...


Mar 12, 2017

I’ve hesitated about posting on this subject for a while, though there’s no particular reason to, especially as some people know already - those that I’ve told on a one-to-one...