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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Beginning with Meteor and AngularJS 1/2 on top of TypeScript

Probably the best starting point for Angular and Meteor combo is website. There’s a neat tutorial for both AngularJS versions – 1.x and 2.0. But it’s still JavaScript and we want TypeScript (because of reasons), right?

What really tormented me was a real usage of TypeScript with Meteor and some quirks about it, as for beginner. Spent some time around it, so I’m going to share the final result.

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Different Trello every day

Trello. Tasks. I was tired of seeing this blue-ish default color every single day. I know, there’s palette to change a background but I needed something more fancy – since I work with it everyday, it could also look different everyday!

So I made a simple script using Tampermonkey extension under Chrome web browser. On Firefox you could go similiar way with Greasemonkey. → Continue reading

gulp.js is my build system

When I’ve seen Grunt (a build system) I have imagined that it would be awesome to have such setup making my code easy to maintain and optimized production version at the same time. When I tried to create my n-th Gruntfile.js, after some more play with Grunt, I realized that this system didn’t work as well as supposed to. That was the moment I gave a chance to gulp – “the streaming build system”. I’m gonna talk about why and why so much “yes”!

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Caching Partial View with View Composer in Laravel

Laravel 4 has got pretty nice Cache mechanism. Unfortunately, it’s nicety brings not too much functionality. It lacks a way to cache whole pages or partials.I have found nice plugin called Flatten which works on top of Laravel Cache and is able to do the job. What I desired was to cache partial view and also cache it’s data being created by View Composer.

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