Progressive web apps are great! Benefits are a wide reach because they are ‘just’ websites and pop up in search results. Moreover, they are very reliable, fast and engaging. Therefore we will explore how to develop a progressive web app using the latest technology: Vue with the new command line tool @vue/cli and plugins. In this post we quickly scaffold the app and add PWA support. Then we focus on sending notifications using the Notifications API.Read more
Recently we implemented a single page application in Vue. For local development we simply work on our machine using a node dev-server. However, when it is time to go public with the app, we need a deployment strategy. In this post I will explain our setup for a single page application created with Vue and how we deploy the app to a server using Laravel Forge.Read more
Transitions are essential when you want to create an intuitive user interface. When using Vue, transitions are easily integrated in your application. Here we discuss a use case of one of our own projects.Read more
Monday september 18th, the Vue world is in shock: the vue-cli doesn’t work anymore. A new release of the js-beautify package breaks the npm install command. An issue on Github quickly gets a lot of comments. People are yelling that they can not work and can not ship app X to customer Y. A breakdown of what went wrong.Read more
In this post we will look into the why and when of applying Vuex to a Vue project. Not a detailed, code-heavy tutorial, we rather focus on a simple example in which it becomes apparent that Vuex is a solution to keep the codebase tidy and maintainable.Read more
Tactics (also known as Cricket) is a well known dart game played in many pubs and bars. The objective is to hit the numbers 20 to 10 and the bull three times each. A number is said to be complete once it has been hit three times and hitting it subsequently means scoring points (20 for hitting a 20, 19 for hitting a 19 and so forth) until your opponent completes it. The game ends when both players complete all numbers and the player with the highest score wins.
Although there are dedicated scoreboards available, I thought it would be nice to create a digital scoreboard using Vue.Read more
Recently we showed some CSS font properties. Sure CSS3 can achieve a whole lot and it is often better for performance of your site to achieve as much as you need with CSS only, but there are a lot of funny jQuery plugins and today I like to show you some examples of these as well.Read more