JavaScript Learning Plan

We are building a (b-i-g) project here. Pretty much all JavaScript – frontend and backend. This is fall fine but considering our skills need a bit of an upgrade we started looking for resources. And finding good resources online is no easy task. We are going for Vue.js, Node.js+Express, Unit testing with Mocha and Sinon. …

Programmers: Are you really as good as you think?

The only sure thing in life is that things do change. Change requires us to learn. You have probably seen this picture of a T (below) where the horizontal line is your basic knowledge of many areas and the vertical line is the depth of your knowledge in your specific area. Say you are a …

Can a document based database be relational?

This is an answer to the question in the title (question) asked by Dan from the Insider Club. I post it here so it does not get lots in the depths of the forums… Hey Dan, your question touches on a topic dear to my heart. Many people use the word “relational database” in a …

Streamline your life with routines

If you are like me you want your life to be mostly effortless or at least streamlined. The only things that should require effort are the things you want to get better at. So how does have to do with routines. Let me explain. Imagine you get out of bed on a Sunday morning. You …

Vue-router routes remain active when they are not

As I posted here when you are not using the “exact” option for a route the router assumes you want Categories to be ACTIVE when you are in Categories / Phones for example. So when you are in /x/y, then / is active, and /x is active as well. “exact” option serves to disable this …

Why not use jQuery for your SPA-s

A while ago I wrote this article. Now a few months later my opinion is actually: you don’t need Angular or React but you should not use jQuery either. Thing is – after a few weeks the client who purchased the app comes back. He wants some changes to the database, the administration (written in …

Dealing with huge data in Vue.js

Hi Yavor, I am trying to load a huge file with data into my single-page app. It’s 6 MB and the app takes 3 minutes only to load the file. Later I use the file to create a select box with a list of clients in it. Each line includes a Client name + City. …

How to structure your Laravel project

Hey there, how have you been? I’m wanted to let you know I’ve posted a new video on YouTube about “How to structure your Laravel project” It’s some hard earned experience in there and if you deal with the ums and hums in my first minute you might get your hands on it. Yepp. Completely free 😉 …