Vue
Build a Simple Timesheet App using Vue & Vuetify
· ☕ 21 min read
In this post we will see how to create a simple timesheet app using Vue and Vuetify. This is not quite a comprehensive tutorial on Vue or Vuetify, rather a demo of front-end features, see how easy it is to build an usable app, and in general, how modern app development makes the whole process enjoyable.

Create Simple Tooltips in Vue
· ☕ 3 min read
Tooltips are omnipresent, or rather have to be. While there have been excellent standardisation of user experience since we saw what Bootstrap was capable of, there are days and applications that can throw off users with strange icons, buttons and navigation. Ergo, tooltips. The humble tooltip can provide helpful hints, short messages and guide user on what a particular button, text box or any other element will do before clicking the thingy and causing destruction of a planet.

Reusable Confirmation Dialog in Vuetify
· ☕ 3 min read
Dialogs are those thingies that popup on your UI and are handy to allow users to perform actions without navigating away from the screen. For example, here’s one that enables users to create new request.. .. and here’s an example from Vuetify site that shows a short message. The v-dialog component is the recommended way to show confirmation dialogs too.

Social Share Buttons in Vuetify
· ☕ 2 min read
Enabling social share buttons in Vuetify is quite easy. All you have to do is stitch together three components provided out of the box - Speed dial Buttons Icons We will create a quick demo on Codepen. Create a new Codepen, click on Settings, navigate to JS and add the below libraries -

Using Vue with Firestore
· ☕ 12 min read
Firestore can make up for a great backend application. You can get started quite easily, scale it up nicely, and in general, worry less about the “server” side of things. While it is quite easy to use Firestore as-is, using it in Vue opens up a whole new universe. But, first - let’s go through the grind of knowing why we would want to do this?

Masonry Layout in Vuetify
· ☕ 4 min read
Vuetify is a God-send for lazy developers like me. Thanks to Vuetify I have all styles standardized, customise UI to my heart’s content and create an app that is ready to take on any device. But, Vuetify does not support masonry layout for your grid. Here’s a look at available options if you need masonry layouts in your projects.

Tooltip in Vuetify
· ☕ 3 min read
I am a big fan of Vuetify - it has far too many components available out of the box and makes my life as easy as it gets. But that does not prevent me from getting annoyed by small “stuff” that matter. Take tooltip as an example. Vuetify has v-tooltip component to enable tooltips -

Routing and Route Auth in Nuxt
· ☕ 3 min read
Nuxt enables automatic routing. All you need to do is - Create the Nuxt app Create Vue pages under pages root directory All pages will automatically be routes in the app - no need for a distinct Vue router definition. Automatic Routes in Nuxt Consider the below pages in an example app https://my-app.

Structuring your Web App & Nuxt Content Module
· ☕ 7 min read
I have always struggled with new projects. Don’t get me wrong - we live in exciting times and all that. But, there is this thing called “conundrum of choice”. There are just too many ways to get things done and the “next shiny thing” syndrome rears its head each and every darn time.

The Magic of VueDraggable
· ☕ 5 min read
I had used VueDraggable in my projects before, but only sparingly. One of the recent experiences taught me just how cool it was! The Problem of Drag & Drop There is no problem.. really. You drag You drop And the world goes “yeah yeah yeah” (read using this tone - sorry, couldn’t resist)

Working with Local Storage in Vue
· ☕ 7 min read
Here’s an high-level overview of local storage, popular options to get started on local storage in Vue, and how to choose an option that works for you. Local Storage and Browsers Browsers are windows to your web application. While it is easier to manage data access on your own servers, super secure and all, getting users to connect to the server for each and every task can be tiring and lead to a bad user experience.

Create a simple app using Vue from CDN
· ☕ 10 min read
I had to work on a MVP where there were specific instructions to use Vue directly from a CDN. The Vue build available in this way is also called UMD (Universal Module Definition) build since you can use Vue from anywhere and the project does not need specific setup to build and package your code.

Using Vue Plugins in Quasar
· ☕ 2 min read
Here’s a quick way to use Vue plugins in Quasar. Use Case: Frappe Charts in Vue Let’s consider a simple use case for using Vue plugins - we want to use Frappe charts. We can simply use vue2-frappe to easily do that. Just install the package in your project -