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Fancy reactive web solutions on counter example

October 31, 2016
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.

→ Continue reading angular2, cycle.js, elm, eve, hoplon, javascript, react, reactive, vue.js, web

Load Boostrap 4 alpha into Vue.js project

August 7, 2016
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.

→ Continue reading javascript, vue.js, web, webpack

Java: enforce a single instance of an app

May 16, 2016

The Console is an app which typical usecase fits within running a single instance. That’s by design. However, we sometimes forget to check whether some the app is waiting for us in the background and try to launch them. That’s when disaster happens. Two consoles placed on top of window and reacting to same hotkey? Cannot be!

Here’s a short story about preventing from having multiple instances of same app made in Java. There’s a note about communication, too.

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babun + gitk

May 6, 2016

When I use git VCS, I simply work in a shell. Even more complicated branching can be resolved using git show-branch  command. But this time I wanted to compare that again with gitk. Since I work on Windows I use babun which is based on Cygwin. And we know that Cygwin can actually launch gitk properly, right? Well, yes - when you configure it.

→ Continue reading Daj Się Poznać, git, the-console