TypeScript With Laravel Mix

In a new post on his blog Sebastian De Deyne, multi disciplinary wizard at Spatie, explains how to set up TypeScript in a typical Laravel app. In a recent Spatie project we decided to give TypeScript a shot for the business critical part of a new application. TypeScript provides static analysis to reduce the chance […]

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A Vue component to display tabs

Last week my company released a vue-tabs-component, a quality Vue component to easily display tabs. You can view a demo of the component here. In this post I’d like to tell you all about it. Why we created it If you’re just want to know what the component does, skip to the next section. Nearly […]

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A tool for making JavaScript code run faster

Even though I’don’t like Facebook as a user, their amazing contributions to open source are something to be very grateful for. Last week they presented their new work in progress: Prepack. Prepack is a tool that optimizes JavaScript source code: Computations that can be done at compile-time instead of run-time get eliminated. Prepack replaces the […]

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Sharing Data in a Laravel/Vue Application

There are multiple good ways to pass data from Laravel to Vue. In a new blogpost Jesse Schutt covers all the options. It has been helpful to think of my application as “layers” or separate sections of code each with varying responsibilities. I like to think of Laravel as the intermediary between the persistent data […]

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A collection of vue.js components

For a client project I’ve been doing some vue.js lately and I just love it. So you might see a few more vue.js related stuff appear on this blog in the future. Here’s a nice site I stumbled across that contains a lot of useful components. http://vuejsexamples.com/ Freek Van der Herten Freek Van der Herten […]

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An Animated Intro to RxJS

On css-tricks David Khourshid wrote a good introduction to RxJS. According to ReactiveX.io: “ReactiveX is a library for composing asynchronous and event-based programs by using observable sequences.” That’s a lot to digest in a single sentence. In this article, we’re going to take a different approach to learning about RxJS (the JavaScript implementation of ReactiveX) […]

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Glossary of Modern JavaScript Concepts

Don’t know what the difference between stateful and stateless is, or what higher order functions are? On the auth0.com site Sebastián Peyrott explains these terms and other modern JavaScript concepts. Modern JavaScript has experienced massive proliferation over recent years and shows no signs of slowing. Numerous concepts appearing in JS blogs and documentation are still […]

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