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Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is a second layer of account protection, which I highly recommend everyone should enable. Unlike the traditional username/password, 2FA requires the user to enter an additional piece of information related to something personal. For example, the most well-known form of 2FA requires an end-user to answer…

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Elasticsearch is a distributed, scalable analytical search engine that supports complex aggregations for unstructured data.

Akin to NoSQL data stores, Elasticsearch is built to handle unstructured data formats and dynamically determine fields’ data types. Its primary data format is JSON (Javascript Object Notation) documents. …

I grow weary addressing the mountain of questions and comments as a software developer. Most of the questions and comments don’t make sense because they‘re grounded in stereotypes.

What we learn and what we do takes a lot of time, energy, and dedication. Our profession is no different than the…

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This year has put everyone’s mental and physical health to the test, including yours truly. There’s the ongoing pandemic, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement, the 2020 American elections, the End Sars movement; the list goes on. This year, I’ve dealt with an assortment of health issues, which became incredibly…

It’s been a long time since I’ve written, there have been many changes in my life lately, and unfortunately, writing has taken a backseat for the time being. But, not to worry, I will resume writing shortly.

These past few months have taught me the importance of stopping and dropping…

We're at a point where we need to start reimagining what marriage, families and happily ever after's look like to us. We've been conditioned to believe that the order of events are: Marriage > Kids > Retirement

But women are evolving in our society. We're not just caregivers anymore. And unfortunately, both the biological clock and the hunt for the right partner, don't always fall inline. But, that's okay!

I'm tired of feeling pressured to fall in line when I'm not ready because of science . And I'm tired of feeling like I have to settle, so I'm not alone.

A man does not define my purpose in this world. I can be who I want to be and so much more.

A great package to enable FaceID and TouchID authentication is expo-local-authentication. This package also works for ejected react-native projects (bare react-native projects).


expo install expo-local-authentication

In your /ios directory, run pod-install

And in your root directory, run npx react-native link expo-local-authentication

These two commands should automatically install the necessary dependencies…

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About one year ago, I started my Medium page, and my first article was “The Truth is I’m a Black Woman.”

In the unholy morning hours, my mind anxiously raced. I was frustrated, tired, hurt, and confused. …


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