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    Building A Simple ReactJS Application – Vehicles List View

    I have been thinking of buying a Honda Civic so I thought I’d through this ReactJS application together that would allow you to list the a number of the Honda vehicles. To start off I opened a terminal and ran the following command This will use the create-react-app cli to build all the scaffolding for your project. Follow the prompts to setup your vehicles list application. View the source on BitBucket to how everything came together. https://bitbucket.org/nyeung/vehicles/src/master/

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    How to Get Free Email Addresses for your Domain

    If you are looking for an email provider that will allow you to create a free email address for your domain, I highly recommend Zoho Mail! They also have a great mobile app that you can download. They will allow you to create 5 free email accounts with 5GB of storage each. To setup your domain I recommend following the steps in my other article on how to get yourself a domain. Once you purchase your domain the next step is to setup your domain on CloudFlare using the steps found setting up DNS with CloudFlare. To setup Zoho Mail you will want first signup at https://workplace.zoho.com/orgsignup.do Next type in…

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    TFS and Merging Between Branches

    I’ve found that when using TFS and merging between branches it can be very difficult especially with there are concurrent changesets that are being merged in. So far it’s been rough using TFS and version control. Five things that I would recommend that will make things easier: Pull latest on source branch and target branch. About 80% of issues are from not getting latest on both the source and the target branches. Tons of issues can be avoided if you remember to get latest before commencing any merge. Use Beyond Compare or WinMerge as your merge and compare tools. Beyond Compare is free as a 30 day trial and then…

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    Quote by Charles Schwab on Investing in yourself

    This week’s quote is about investing in yourself. It’s important to take the time to invest in yourself and in improving yourself. I encourage you to take this advice to heart. “I really think people should make their first investment in themselves. You start with yourself, because that’s where you’re going to have your highest returns ever.” -Charles Schwab

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    Being More Productive and Staying Connected

    Being more productive and staying connected can be  challenging at times but with the right technology life can be a lot simpler. The following are some apps that I recommend which have helped me and I hope will help you to stay connected and productive in your everyday routine: Shapr is an app for meeting new connections. The app uses your location to suggest possible connections to add that live nearby. In some ways you can call it a tinder for business networking. Shapr presents a number of suggestions each day. You can swipe through them and after you swipe through them if you want to have more suggestions you’ll…

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    Daily Quotes – Charles Duhigg

    All our life, so far as it has definite form, is but a mass of habits,” William James wrote in 1892.prl.2 Most of the choices we make each day may feel like the products of well-considered decision making, but they’re not. They’re habits. And though each habit means relatively little on its own, over time, the meals we order, what we say to our kids each night, whether we save or spend, how often we exercise, and the way we organize our thoughts and work routines have enormous impacts on our health, productivity, financial security, and happiness. One paper published by a Duke University researcher in 2006 found that more…

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    Daily Quote – Will Durant

    Excellence is an art won by training and habituation: we do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have these because we have acted rightly; ‘these virtues are formed in man by his doing the actions’; we are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit: ‘the good of man is a working of the soul in the way of excellence in a complete life… for as it is not one swallow or one fine day that makes a spring, so it is not one day or a short time that makes a man blessed and happy’. Will Durant, The Story…

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    Welcome

    Thanks for stopping by! My name is Nathan Yeung and I’m a husband, father of four, and software engineer. I’m excited to begin blogging. I plan to post every week. I will cover the following topics: Cooking recipes Health and fitness Self development I encourage you to share your thoughts and comments in the comment sections of posts. I look forward to hearing from you! Nate