My small secret web weapon to bind things – rivets.js

Hey, I need something. Uumm. Yeah, I need… JavaScript template engine! No? Something more? A small library that would bind data to existing DOM, locally! Yes!

rivets.js – it’s not too popular but it works and it’s only 26 KB minified without gzipping (which would go to just 6 KB!). Let’s go through it’s features and see some snippets I’ve developed through few months.

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Worked over a year with Angular 2, what bugs me about it

I have stopped using Angular 2 in the beginning of this year – near before the Angular 4 release. I’m not trying to convince anyone about the future but I’d like to express my thoughts after gaining some experience. Not only about syntax and performance but about whole thing as a development tool.

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Fancy reactive web solutions on counter example

Some people are fascinated about spreadsheets. This lovely type of software was offered in Apple II computer back in 1979. Every cell could contain either data (text, numbers) or formula. What’s so special about it? Formulas are reactive. And that introduces the idea of reactivity.

Let’s have a look at few examples in some experimental technologies touching this idea.

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Load Boostrap 4 alpha into Vue.js project

Once upon a time one usually desires to add Bootstrap into one’s project. Adding support for Bootstrap might seem a little hard without understanding Webpack or even despite the understanding. I started working with Vue.js (by the way, it’s great!) using the official webpack template and indeed – I struggled for a few hours.

Thus, I describe foreseen steps for the weary travelers who want Bootstrap-ify their Vue.js project.

EDIT: Look down into comments for current solutions.

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