Webpack Academy

Sean Larkin, core team member of Webpack, will be leaving his current job at Mutual of Omaha for a new position at Microsoft. Because on his team he was the one most familiar with the webpack setup of the project, he looked for a way to transfer his knowledge. He landed on creating a video […]

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JavaScript’s comma operator

Vitaly Gordon explains how the little known comma operator makes it easy to add some debugging statements in short hand array functions. What if you want to add a console.log call before x + 1 ? With comma operator, adding side-effects to functional expressions is simple: const fun = x => (console.log (x), x + […]

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An animation to explain async/await

Here’s a little animation made by Wassim Chegham that shows how async/await can clean up your code. Freek Van der Herten Freek Van der Herten is a partner and developer at Spatie, an Antwerp based company that specializes in creating web apps with Laravel. After hours he writes about modern PHP and Laravel on this […]

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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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