Archive for January, 2017

Intro to Vue.js: Components, Props, and Slots

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This is the second part in a five-part series about the JavaScript framework, Vue.js. In this part, we'll go over Components, Props, and Slots. This is not intended to be a complete guide, but rather an overview of the basics to get you up and running ...

The Promise of a Burger Party

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Mariko Kosaka with an elaborate and wonderful metaphor. What is a Promise in JavaScript? It's like if you go to a restaurant and order a burger and a shake. The restaurant needs to prepare your food, so after you pay, you get a tray with a buzzer on it...

Implementing “Save For Offline” with Service Workers

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A straightforward tutorial by Una Kravets on caching assets and individually requested articles with Service Workers for offline reading. I'm curious what the best practice will become. It's possible that asking users to click something is it. Also pos...

A Beginners Guide to Webpack 2 and Module Bundling

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Webpack is a module bundler Webpack has become one of the most important tools for modern web development. Primarily it's a module bundler for your JavaScript but it can be taught to transform all of your front-end assets like HTML and CSS, even im...

Testing Frenzy – Can We BDD Test the Units?

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I'll be honest, I don't do much testing. When it's really necessary and I'm working on big enterprise projects, I do, but in general, my personal projects are usually one-man-army proofs of concept, or fixes on already tested apps. [author_more] We've ...