Fastode Server Framework
· ☕ 2 min read
Fastode is an experimental boilerplate / framework based on Fastify. Why another boilerplate? Well, I just wanted to experiment with technologies to create MVP products. Although I have used NestJS, AdonisJS and friends before, those frameworks, while being great, bring their structure and overhead to any project. I wanted to check how difficult or easy it is to just start with a bunch of basic features and leave everything else to the project.

Quasar Dev Stuck Without Errors
· ☕ 2 min read
Do you see quasar dev stuck but no errors reported anywhere? The fix was quite easy - only the way to get to the fix was frustrating. I faced this issue in a medium-sized project that I was playing around with. I was stupid enough to change a few lines in multiple components, and lo and behold - I don’t see the changes being compiled.

Numerous Ways to a Vuex Store
· ☕ 4 min read
Vue is great and Vuex makes it greater. But, how do you use them stores? Vuex: You exy thing Vuex makes it a breeze to handle states, mutations and actions in Vue. All I need to do is follow a couple of steps. Step 1: Select Vuex as an option when you create the Vue application (or, you can always add it later)

Building Mobile Apps using VueJS. Also Cordova vs. Capacitor
· ☕ 6 min read
If given a choice to develop mobile apps, what is it going to be Capacitor, Cordova or something else altogether? Here are my glorious opinions on the matter. The World of Mobile Apps - with VueJS As fans of VueJS, we have more than few options for mobile app development. A few popular ones are -

Layouts in Vuetify vs. Quasar
· ☕ 7 min read
How do you create typical layouts in the the most popular Material Design styling libraries for Vue? Creating layouts for your application Layouts help us standardize UI across the application. For e.g., you have layouts to take care of - Toolbar for the app and for views/components Navigation bars Standard controls (buttons/titles etc.

Test Email Functionality During Development
· ☕ 2 min read
Here are a few simple ways and powerful tools to test your email functionality when you are developing your awesome application. The Case for Email Testing After working in CRM and dealing with millions of records, and dozens of fragile’ly built systems, I have been through imagined (and a couple of real) scenarios of email fiascos -

A quick start on ASP.NET Core Razor Pages
· ☕ 8 min read
Here’s a quick introduction to Razor pages in ASP.NET core, and an opinionated way to quickly start building applications using Razor pages. And yes, there is a case for using Razor pages even in 2020. So.. Yes, indeed. I have had a love-hate relationship with ASP.NET through years. I am way less productive using ASP.

Free Excel Template for Scrum Projects
· ☕ 3 min read
Excel is the only program you need to survive in IT. So, how about a template for tracking tasks in an Agile Scrum project? Why Scrum? If you are looking for the answer on why agile / scrum - You are in the wrong site That is well beyond the scope of this post In short: Scrum is a framework to run your project using Agile methodologies.

New theme for - Beautiful Saber
· ☕ 2 min read
I played around with a bit in the past week and it’s been amazing to work with. Mix Vue with static content in .md files Templates that I understand and love Use .md or .html files for content Easily bring some “dynamism” to the static pages - conditional rendering, use variables and so forth I mashed together a few design elements and created a new theme called “Beautiful Saber”.

Use Packages Locally Without Publishing Them
· ☕ 2 min read
How can you use packages being developed locally in other projects - without publishing them to npm repository? NPM Packages Make Life Exciting NPM makes it really easy to create packages and reuse them across projects. I am not even talking about big, useful libraries like Vue, Loadash etc. - just the routine problems across our projects.

A story of company case studies and API testing
· ☕ 3 min read
#rant that none asked for. I came across this whitepaper on testing micro services. I clicked on this link because I am writing microservices now but I am fairly new to microservices. I did a mistake that I have repeated 1593 times in the past. The said link was a resource by one of the big IT service providers.

Automatic Dynamic Sidebars in Vuepress
· ☕ 6 min read
How can you get automatic sidebars to be generated in Vuepress depending on the page? The Situation Vuepress is simple. Being simple is rather difficult. In the case of Vuepress, the difficulty can show up in unexpected places. Starting with Vuepress is simple enough. Equally simple is enabling navigation on your site at multiple levels through a “sidebar” and/or a “navbar”.

Refer Project Folder from NPM Package
· ☕ 1 min read
You can refer to other files/folders using a simple require or using basic node libraries. But, how can you do that with npm packages? The Problem When creating a bunch of Javascript files, here’s what you can do to refer other files - 1 const awe = require("../plugins/awesome.js"); This fetches awesome.