Author: Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
22 Oct, 2019

A Wrong Answer is Worse than No Answer

Solving problems is our job, yet the process of doing so is never simple. And if we go about it the wrong way, we're likely to make things worse.
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
15 Oct, 2019

Component Lifecycle Methods Explained

There are a number of front end frameworks, and they have a lot in common! One of those things is the concept of components, and the ability to interact with them during different stages of their lifecycle.
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
08 Oct, 2019

Creating an Authentication Navigation Guard in Vue

Being able to navigate to pages is a crucial part of any application. But sometimes your users will try and access a page they don't belong on. In Vue you can check for this using a navigation guard!
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
01 Oct, 2019

How I Make Sense of RxJS

Reactive Programming is a pattern with some complexities, but incredible power. Many explanations of it exist, but this is how it makes sense to me.
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
24 Sep, 2019

How Architecture Improved My Coding Skills

We all our skills in different ways. The path to becoming a senior engineer is never the same. This is an example of how mine involved writing less code than most.
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
17 Sep, 2019

Human Readable JavaScript

There are plenty of optional characters when defining functions. When used in functional methods these options increase. What are they? And how do they affect readability?
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
10 Sep, 2019

Nuxt, Next, Nest?! My Head Hurts.

I clearly know what all of these things are. Their names are not at all similar. But let's review, just to make sure we know...
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
03 Sep, 2019

Focus vs Focus-Within

Choose the right pseudo-class for your needs. In this post, we'll examine the difference between focus and focus-within.
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
27 Aug, 2019

An Introduction to the Hover Pseudo-class

Dynamic behavior on the web isn't limited to JavaScript anymore. Come learn about CSS syntax that can respond to state!
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
20 Aug, 2019

Understanding Rest Parameter Syntax

You finally understand spread syntax, but what's this other thing? It looks the same but is somehow different. You're probably looking at an example of rest syntax, come learn about it.