Tag: Front End Development
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
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.
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
14 Aug, 2019

Understanding …mapGetters in Vuex

I was recently working with vuex and came across a piece of code I wanted to learn more about.
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
06 Aug, 2019

How to Turn an Existing Gatsby Site Into a Theme

Jason Lengstorf and I had a really great time on Learn With Jason porting a portion of my site into a theme! I wanted to write up that process so that others can do it too.
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
30 Jul, 2019

Splice! Slice! Shoot, I meant Shift!

Figuring out what array manipulation function to use in JavaScript is such a common joke at this point. There are a lot of them, and most of them seem to start with an 's'! Let's dive into a handful of these functions.
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
24 Jul, 2019

Deep vs Shallow Copy – with Examples

The spread operator is a great piece of syntax, but it produces shallow copies. What exactly does that mean? And when does it matter?