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Using Mixins in Vue.js

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It's a common situation: you have two components that are pretty similar, they share the same basic functionality, but there's enough that's different about each of them that you come to a crossroads: do I split this component into two different compon...

Using Filters in Vue.js

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Filters are an interesting way to deal with data rendering in Vue but are only useful in a small amount of cases. The first thing to understand about filters is that they aren't replacements for methods, computed values, or watchers, because filters do...

The Power of Custom Directives in Vue

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When you're initially learning a JavaScript framework, it feels a little like being a kid in a candy store. You take in everything available to you, and right off the bat, there are things that will make your life as a developer easier. Inevitably thou...

Intro to Vue.js: Animations

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This is the fifth part in a five-part series about the JavaScript framework, Vue.js. In this last part of the series, we'll cover Animations (if you know me at all, you probably knew this was coming). This is not intended to be a complete guide, but ra...

Intro to Vue.js: Vuex

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This is the fourth part in a five-part series about the JavaScript framework, Vue.js. In this part, we'll cover Vuex for state management. This is not intended to be a complete guide, but rather an overview of the basics to get you up and running so yo...

Intro to Vue.js: Vue-cli and Lifecycle Hooks

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This is the third part in a five part series about the JavaScript framework, Vue.js. We'll cover Vue-cli, and talk a little more about real-life development processes. This is not intended to be a complete guide, but rather an overview of the basics t...

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 ...

Intro to Vue.js: Rendering, Directives, and Events

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If I was going to sum up my experiences with Vue in a sentence, I'd probably say something like "it's just so reasonable" or "It gives me the tools I want when I want them, and never gets in my way". Again and again, when learning Vue, I smiled to myse...