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Vue.js Feature Toggle Context Provider

Some time ago, I read a very informative article by Pete Hodgson about feature toggles. I'm thinking a lot about the Context Provider Pattern and the types of problems it can help solve, and it appeared to me as if feature toggles are one of the use cases where this pattern can provide a lot of o value...

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useState and useReducer with the Vue 3 Composition API

In the React world, React Hooks are basically what in the Vue world is the Composition API. Although React Hooks and the Vue Composition API try to solve similar problems (mainly, reusability of stateful logic), how those two frameworks deal with reactivity under the hood is quite different...

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Application State Management with Vue 3

With the new Composition API and Vue 3, there is a lot of talk about whether or not we still need Vuex or if it is possible to replace Vuex completely by making reactive objects globally available. In this article, I argue that thanks to the Composition API's new tools, Vuex is rarely necessary anymore...

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Wrap Third-Party Libraries

Certain coding practices seem superfluous when you first encounter them, but sooner rather than later you get into a situation where you wish you had stuck with them. Wrapping third-party libraries instead of using them directly in your codebase is one of those practices...

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Vue.js Style Provider Pattern

I recently played around with the idea of using renderless provider components not only for data but for styles too. This pattern seems especially promising when it comes to building base components with style modifier props...

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Avoid Opaque Dependency Injection Techniques with Vue.js

We use Dependency Injection to achieve loose coupling. But loose coupling and Dependency Injection can make it harder to understand how our code works. It can make it more challenging to determine where a particular dependency is coming from...

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Antifragile Web Development

Recently I've finished reading the book Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb. I was fascinated by the concept of antifragility. He uses the term to describe systems that benefit from volatility and disorder. In this article, I would like to reflect on a few ideas I had about applying some of the concepts in the book to web development...

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