Deploy a Restaurant Menu App in 3 Steps – Hacker Noon

  • This restaurant menu app was built using Nuxt, Vue.js and Vuex with content powered by Cosmic JS.
  • Cosmic JS is an API-first Content Management Platform that allows developers to build apps in any programming language while giving content editors a familiar content editor to manage dynamic content from the cloud.
  • Install the Restaurant Menu App – Cosmic JS gives you the ability to filter between programming languages such as Node.js, Vue.js, React, AngularJS and more.
  • Confirm Deploy Location and Branch – Deploy Branch Confirmation ModalNow that your app is deployed to the Cosmic JS App Server, you’re free to completely manage your Restaurant Menu App and all of its content from one place.
  • Carson Gibbons is the Co-Founder CMO of Cosmic JS, an API-first Cloud-based Content Management Platform that decouples content from code, allowing devs to build slick apps and websites in any programming language they want.

In this blog I will demonstrate deploying a Restaurant Menu App in 3 steps. This restaurant menu app was built using Nuxt, Vue.js and Vuex with content powered by Cosmic JS. It connects to the Cosmic…
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Development Driven Testing (ReactJS) – Ahsan Naveed – Medium

  • Development Driven Testing (ReactJS)Apparently it is a thing — while constructing UI’s with React we need to have components before we test the expected UI behavior.
  • There is still some TDD involved as you develop components you want to make sure that the HOC’s you are developing/engineering works the way you want them to work.
  • The normal workflow of structuring these components will be, to have the site running on localhost:port and thinking the code as you go.
  • If you would like to implement feature x in your web application it would be a good idea to see if there exists a package that can x-ify your app for you.Finally, would like to share the article below: the article above, the most important advice is to construct the…
  • My personal advice extends the advice above i.e. implement static components and then write tests to validate their UI behavior and then do whatever the senior developer says.

Apparently it is a thing — while constructing UI’s with React we need to have components before we test the expected UI behavior. There is still some TDD involved as you develop components you want…
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Deploy a React Blog using Cosmic JS – Hacker Noon

  • Use the Cosmic JS NPM package to query your blog’s content and React to build a client side application.
  • 😎 You can refer to the original tutorial below to build the app from scratch, or continue reading to simply deploy the React Blog in 3 Steps.TL;DRReact BlogReact Blog DemoReact Blog CodebaseHow to Build a Blog Using Cosmic JS and be using Cosmic JS to install our example app, deploy…
  • Cosmic JS is an API-first Content Management Platform that allows developers to build apps in any programming language while giving content editors a familiar content editor to manage dynamic content from the cloud.
  • If you encounter any issues during deployment, you may be routed to the Cosmic JS Troubleshooting Page.Confirm Deploy Location using the content-ready app from Brian Ray in the Cosmic JS Community, so I’ll use his Master Repo: that your app is deployed to the Cosmic JS App Server, you’re free…
  • If you have questions about the Cosmic JS API, please reach out to the founders on Twitter or Slack.Carson Gibbons is the Co-Founder CMO of Cosmic JS, an API-first Cloud-based Content Management Platform that decouples content from code, allowing devs to build slick apps and websites in any programming language…

In this blog I will demonstrate deploying a React Blog App in 3 steps. This simple blog app is built using React, Redux, & Node.js. Use the Cosmic JS NPM package to query your blog’s content and…
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Why Progressive Web Apps Are The Future Of Web Development

  • At its core, a Progressive Web App (PWA) is simply a web application that uses modern web techniques to deliver a native app-like experience to users.
  • These are web applications with progressive enhancement to implement features like caching, background sync, and push notifications.Even though PWAs have been around for more than two years now, the response is quite underwhelming.
  • The best part about PWAs — you get the best user experience possible in slow connectivity as well as no connectivity (yep , you read it right.
  • The cost can get much higher if you plan to develop and maintain separate code bases for different platforms like Android, iOS and the web.Native App features that PWAs can usePush notificationsFull ScreenOffline workingSplash screen is supported giving it a more app like feelPWAs can make use of many more such…
  • However, there are some traditional features that only native apps enjoy as of now.Native App features that PWAs can’t use as of nowNo or highly restrictive access to different hardware sensorsAlarmsPhonebook AccessModfiying System SettingsPWAs are evolving quite fast and we can hope to see these features come to action pretty soon.Two…

Lately, there’s been a lot of buzz around PWAs with many claiming it to be future of web development, especially in terms of mobile devices. At its core, a Progressive Web App (PWA) is simply a web…
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Why Some Developers Prefer Node.js & ReactJS for Application Development

Why Some Developers Prefer Node.JS & React.JS for Application Development #AppDev #Apps

  • Depending on the needs of the application, many developers prefer using JavaScript runtime environments such as Node.js in conjunction with ReactJS to create the high-performing applications businesses need.
  • Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform runtime environment that is built on Google Chrome’s JavaScript Engine.
  • Applications are written in JavaScript and operate seamlessly in the Node.js runtime environment on Mac OS, Windows and Linux.
  • By using Node.js as a runtime environment for the backend of a web application, JavaScript becomes the primary language for the entire web stack for development purpose.
  • Node.js possesses many attractive features, including a library rich in JavaScript modules, as well as an event-driven and asynchronous model that makes Node.js light and efficient, which is optimal for data intensive real-time applications that need to run flawlessly on different devices.

Developers prefer using JavaScript run-time environments such as Node.JS combined with React.JS to create the high-performing applications businesses need.
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React.js for Noobs ⋅ ElseIf

#ReactJS #Javascript RT @getelseif: React.js for Noobs  #programming #software_development

  • React.js has been popular among web app developers recently and a lot of websites has adopted the library because of the perks it provides.
  • This post is not about pros and cons of the React.js library, although you can find a myriad of articles and posts on the web comparing React.js with other front-end frameworks.
  • In layman’s terms, React.js is a JavaScript library which handles the view component of the MVC architecture.
  • React.js is used to manipulate the DOM of a webpage in an efficient manner to render a web application.

React.js has been popular among web app developers recently and a lot of websites has adopted the library because of the perks it provides. This post is not about pros and cons of the React.js library, although you can find a myriad of articles and posts on the web comparing React.js with other front-end frameworks.
In layman’s terms, React.js is a JavaScript library which handles the view component of the MVC architecture. React.js is used to manipulate the DOM of a webpage in an efficient manner to render a web application.
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Protected routes and authentication with React Router v4

Protected routes and authentication with React Router v4  #ReactJS

  • In this post we’ll break down the “Redirects (Auth)” example on the React Router documentation to learn how to create authenticated routes (routes that only certain users can access based on their authentication status) using React Router.
  • It would be nice if, just like React Router gives us a component, they also gave us a component which would render the only if the user was authenticated.
  • So now what we’re doing is when the user authenticates, we change to true which causes a re-render and then renders the component taking the user to the route.
  • First, inside of our component when we redirect the user for not being authenticated, we’ll need to pass along the current route they’re trying to visit so we can come back to it after they authenticate.
  • Now we need to modify our component so that if the user was redirected there from a previous route, once they authenticate, they’re taken back to that original route.

Protected routes are an important part of any web application. In this post we’ll break down the “Redirects (Auth)” example on the React Router documentation to learn how to create authenticated routes (routes that only certain users can access based on their authentication status) using React Router.
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Rails, React and me – codeburst

  • It uses rails to include only JS and Webpack compiled files which was perfect match for the use case.Figuring solutions is always easy, The difficult part is to figure out the problemReact_on_rails has given the instructions to setup existing rails project so I started with them but ran into many…
  • In this particular case, figuring out the problem became worse as the errors were misleading.The Aha Moment: Devil was in the detailsFinally to figure out the problem I created a sample project from scratch using react_on_rails new project setup instructions and started comparing the generated code with my existing project.
  • This particular information turned out to be crucial to get out of the problem I was facing which I was not aware of at that time.SolutionTo solve this issue just change your API controller to base controller.
  • Though I would suggest to convert your entire rails-5 api only app to normal rails app.
  • Once you have resolved everything run$bundle installThis will convert your rails-5 API only app to rails app which can easily be integrated with react_on_rails.

Integration of react and rails using react_on_rails gem in an existing rails-5 api only project
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React Digest #122 for November 20, 2017

  • How Redux Can Make You a Better Developer When React came out I was really amazed with its easiness of use and learning curve.
  • When I first started learning React I wasn’t aware of the fact that React is just a library and not a fully fledged framework.
  • Other frameworks would give you solutions and architecture out of the box which is not the case with React lib.
  • Getting from Redux to a state machine This article is about Stent – a Redux-liked library that creates and manages state machines.
  • In this post we’ll break down the “Redirects (Auth)” example on the React Router documentation to learn how to create authenticated routes (routes that only certain users can access based on their authentication status) using React Router.

When React came out I was really amazed with its easiness of use and learning curve. When I first started learning React I wasn’t aware of the fact that React is just a library and not a fully fledged framework. I wasn’t aware that I would need to make all decisions about architecture and what exactly I would need to use in order to solve some common tasks. Other frameworks would give you solutions and architecture out of the box which is not the case with React lib. Yes, someone might say that I was naive and dumb but that naivety and my will to learn new things pushed me forward and made me a better developer and decision maker.
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