Strategies for immutable JavaScript

Immutable data is a concept that I had to deal with while writing my first reducer for ngrx/store. The idea behind immutable data is that it cannot be changed after creation. This simple shift in state management can make applications more simple to build and easier to debug. With a single source of truth you have a contract in hand that will free you of a whole class of problems that plague mutable applications.
I’ll share what I’ve learned so far. Keep in mind that these examples stem from my experiences using ngrx/store but are in no way directly tied it.

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WordPress Security Vulnerabilities

WordPress Security VulnerabilitiesWordPress Security VulnerabilitiesThere are over 1 billion websites on the internet today and 28 percent of them are powered by WordPress. That’s over 280,000,000 WordPress websites and counting. You may be asking yourself, “How fast is the WordPress market share increasing?”. A whopping 50,000 new WordPress websites are launching each day and over 22 billion pageviews a month are served by WordPress sites.

WordPress is by far the most popular content management system (CMS) in use today. When only looking at websites that are powered by a CMS platform, WordPress holds 60% of the market. Joomla is the second most used CMS with a meager 6.3%, followed by Drupal with 4.8%, Magento with 2.7%, and Blogger with 2.5%. It’s safe to say that WordPress is dominating the CMS market and is forecasted to remain the reigning champion.

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Recycling Perks

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Array Digital has been selected by Recycling Perks to provide Hosting & Continual Support on a recurring basis for recyclingperks.com. Continual Support ensures that Recycling Perks, a state of the art mobile responsive web application, remains well maintained, updated, optimized, and ensures business continuity.

Recycling Perks, a leader in increasing recycling participation and reducing landfill wastes. Recycling Perks supports eleven municipalities on the East Coast including Richmond, Atlanta, and Hollywood Florida, located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Through big data techniques, website members are automatically issued points each time their recycling bin is emptied. Points are redeemable for discounts with local retailers.

Members recycle and Recycling Perks rewards! https://recyclingperks.com

Learn more about Array Digital’s Continual Support Services.

Master Tool Repair

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Master Tool Repair Inc (MTR) sells tools and parts to contractors and tool owners across the country.  They represent and sell for over 35 national tool brands including DeWalt, Black & Decker, Kobalt, Porter Cable, Craftsman, and Husky. Various types of tools are sold including air compressor parts, generators, pressure washers, pneumatic nail guns, as well as hard to find replacement parts.

Manually managing this complex mix of inventory and changing prices from so many suppliers was a challenge. Requiring a solution for managing the complexity of their core business, MTR partnered with Array Digital to create an inventory information management system. Data is now standardized, organized, and migrated to their various production systems used to place and process orders across multiple sales channels. Array Digital has streamlined the process of receiving supplier parts and price lists through the implementation and support of a custom software solution.

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Array Digital is passionate about supporting community events. Last week we partnered with Old Dominion University’s Center for Enterprise Innovation. ODU provides integrated programs to advance businesses and organizations to become strong contributors to the economy. ODU initiatives contribute $2.6 billion annually to the economy.

Array Digital was selected to host unWINEd, an ODU Center of Enterprise Innovation event where some of the brightest minds met to discuss pressing business and cultural issues. On a warm summer night, business leaders gathered to enjoy food, wine, and exchange new ideas for leading their organizations through the current economical and political climate.

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