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Web Development

Linker: October 20, 2023

This is the first of a regular series of posts featuring links of interest to developers and nerds.

October 20, 2023

Why I’ve Switched from React to Angular for My Projects

For years, my go-to frontend framework was React, but now I prefer using Angular for my projects. This is why.

October 15, 2023

Vue.js: Route-Level Code Splitting with a Page Loader

Vue.js makes it easy to implement router-level code splitting. Page loaders are a great way to indicate that your application is loading.

June 18, 2023

Reducing the Number of WordPress Plugins

One of WordPress’s greatest strengths is its positively huge plugin ecosystem. There are plugins for just about everything you can think of out there. At the same time, however, it is also its Achilles’ heel.

May 29, 2023

WordPress vs a Custom-Made Website

There are valid reasons for choosing WordPress to power your website, but there are also many good reasons for creating a custom-made website. In this article, we will explore some of them.

September 9, 2020

Debugging Node.js Remotely with Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code is a tool with many talents. Among those is the ability to not just debug Node.js applications, but also to debug them remotely.

August 4, 2020

Automatically Compile SASS Using Node.js and Express

For about two years I have been using Grunt to compile my SASS files into CSS for projects for work as well as for personal projects such as this website. This workflow has served me well and I still use it for most of my PHP-based projects. However, I’ve come up with an even easier and faster solution for my Node.js-based applications.

June 26, 2020

How I Try Out a New Technology

Trying out a new technology can be a bit tricky, so a set of specs for a test app is necessary to give the tests meaning.

June 26, 2020

Boilerplate Web Apps in Node.js and TypeScript

Since I am constantly starting a new project, I got tired of always having to set up each web app from scratch. Therefore, I decided to create a couple of boilerplate apps in Node.js and TypeScript.

June 17, 2020

Debugging Node.js in a Docker Container with WebStorm

Node.js + Docker + WebStorm is not an unusual setup for Node.js developers, but there is nonetheless surprisingly little information available about how to setup debugging in WebStorm while running a Node.js application locally in a Docker image.

June 15, 2020