Tag: Front End Development
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
14 May, 2019

Honey, I Type Checked the Children

The cli added this line of code, it says something about isRequired. So I guess I'll just leave it there?
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
07 May, 2019

What’s With All the Props Anyway?

Another day, another piece of boilerplate code that we should explore!
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
30 Apr, 2019

Exports and Imports and Defaults, Oh My!

Too often we see throwaway lines of code inside frameworks and projects that we don't take the time to understand. Let's explore export default App in React projects!
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
17 Apr, 2019

Responsive Design and Mobile First

A while back there was a code newbie chat discussing the concept of mobile first. A number of people responded that mobile first development was just a fad, or a buzzword. However, I disagreed. You see, mobile first development is operating on the assumption that anything that works on...
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
15 May, 2018

Optimistic UI does not Guarantee an Intuitive UX

A Pessimistic Viewpoint on Optimistic UI In a typical design that follows REST call patterns, the UI makes a call to the backend and updates based on the success or failure of that call. In an optimistic UI, however, the design assumes a successful call, makes the visual and...
Laurie Barth
Laurie Barth
03 Feb, 2017

Angular 1 or 2: Which is the Best for Your Project?

With Angular 2 coming out of beta, it is now available as a front end framework for your new project. Yet, some developers are still choosing to code new applications with Angular 1. My colleague wrote back when Angular 1 was relatively new about why you should care, but...