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Practical Async/Await Course

Write modern asynchronous JavaScript code that just works — today
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Refactoring Callbacks Course

Confidently refactor legacy Node.js code so it's easy to read and understand. A FREE 5-day email course with 30+ practical real-world exercises
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Backend Portfolio Projects

Create a beautiful portfolio of backend projects that put your best foot forward without writing a single line of CSS
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Node.js Request Parsing Guide

Whether you're parsing a file, a form or JSON data — this guide shows you how to parse any type of data in Node.js by following the latest best practices
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VPS Security Cheatsheet

An essential list of security measures that every VPS should have. Put them into practice so you can sit back and relax knowing your server is locked and secure
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Deploying Node.js Applications

From deploying with Docker to Heroku-like automated deployments, these tutorials teach you how to best ship Node.js apps to production
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Latest articles

Understanding "Property of Undefined" TypeError in JavaScript

Demystifying the often-misleading "TypeError: can't access property of undefined" in JavaScript.
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Navigate New Codebases Like a Seasoned Pro

Learn practical tips to quickly understand new codebases, gain confidence, and become an indispensable asset to your team.
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Unfinished Projects on Resume: Wise or Not?

Should you add unfinished projects to your resume? If so, at what stage of the app's development is it appropriate?
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Should You Use char, varchar, or text in PostgreSQL?

What are the differences between char, varchar, and text in PostgreSQL, and which one should you choose?
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7 Awesome Free APIs for Your Next Node.js Project

Stop overthinking what you should build next and start creating awesome Node.js portfolio projects to showcase your skills.
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Are you looking to level up your coding skills and tackle new challenges? If so, you've come to the right place!

My name is Maxim Orlov and I'm a self-taught software developer who's passionate about helping others succeed.

I began my journey into the world of programming 8 years ago, with nothing more than a burning desire to learn and a willingness to put in the work.

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