Posts tagged with 'javascript'

July 2019

6th July

Optimizing React component event handlers

For any seasoned React developer, it should be fairly common knowledge that event handlers are one of the main sources of performance issues in React applications. The main reasons for this are due to the following: It is easy (and often more…

February 2019

28th February

Thoughts on the great frontend divide

In the last few years there has been some interesting discussion in the frontend community over what it really means to work in frontend. Recently, Chris Coyier aptly coined this as The Great Divide. In it, he primarily discusses things from the…

December 2018

30th December

Software highlights of 2018

As the year comes to a close, I think it's worth reflecting on some of the interesting developments over the last year that are worth re-visiting to discuss their impacts. Here are my top five ranked in order: 1. Java 11 released This makes the top…

August 2018

19th August

Field testing the new Vue CLI 3

Recently I had the opportunity to start a new project with Vue, presenting a great opportunity to get back up-to-date with the Vue ecosystem (my last Vue project was last year). Luckily (or unluckily) for me, the major 3.0 update for the official…

December 2017

28th December

Blogging with Gatsby

First posts are always a little awkward to write. Normally I don't have much to say other than the usual 'Hey guys, this is my blog, I hope you like it' type opening. Fortunately, I've got something more interesting to say this time as I decided to…