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How to keep track on what’s new in modern JavaScript world and why I created another twitter bot

December 24, 2017

If you go straight to twitter, you’ll see that all the stories there are all about either ReactJS, VueJS or AngularJS, like those are the only JavaScript projects which exist in the world. But that’s not true, and there’re many interesting things…

Google Cloud Functions: Scheduling (Cron)

December 04, 2017

In a previous article , I’ve explained 5 easy steps to deploy Google Cloud Function. In this article, I’ll explain how to set up cron for it on Google Cloud Standard App Engine Platform. The problem is that NodeJS is only available on App Engine…

Deploying Google Cloud Functions in 5 easy steps

December 04, 2017

Recently I did a project which involved deploying Google Cloud Functions to do the stuff. This is how to start using GCF the easy way. First, you need a project to be created already. If not, go to https://console.cloud.google.com and create it…

Exploring JavaScript: Typed Arrays

October 16, 2016

Typed Arrays is a relatively new feature in JavaScript. They are designed to provide an easy way to work with binary data and structures, that was hardly possible before. Initially, Typed Arrays were introduced for WebGL APIs. The reason behind this…

Do you need Service Worker in your web app?

October 09, 2016

People discussing modern javascript frameworks here and there, absolutely not paying enough attention to the technologies, which have direct and major impact on their customers’ experience. One of this technologies is Service Workers. What is Service…

OldAms.nl — the process of creating the largest collection of historical photos of Amsterdam on map

October 08, 2016

Over a few weekends, me and Elena Fedosikhina were busy creating http://oldams.nl/ website. Basically, it’s a collection of photos from http://beeldbank.amsterdam.nl/ , geocoded using https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/geocoding…

React for Beginners - Episode 3 - Adding assets to your isomorphic application (using webpack-isomorphic-tools)

October 03, 2016

In a previous article, we created an isomorphic application and we had a little homework part on adding webpack-isomorphic-tools to your project in order to be able to add css/images/other assets to your project. In this article, we’ll try to solve…

React for Beginners - Episode 2 - Creating isomorphic React+Redux App and deploying it on Heroku

October 02, 2016

Hey, guys! Sorry for the long delay after previous article. I was thinking a lot and, actually, learned a lot about building isomorphic apps in React+Redux. I’ve tried many approaches and want to share one of them with you, which I find the most…

VS Code Setup for Front-End Web Development

February 08, 2016

VS Code (Visual Studio Code) is a relatively new editor by Microsoft, it works on top of Chromium engine, like Atom, but with a lot of useful, unique features only Desktop IDEs have, like, for example, IntelliSense. In this article, I’ll share what I…

React for Beginners - Episode 1 - Setting up repository, babel, express web server & webpack

February 06, 2016

I know, there’s a lot of articles in the network and boilerplates which are aiming to help you setting up the stuff to start your first React application. But what I’m worrying about is that they are still too hard, over-engineered and are leaving…