Aren’t you tired of always typing the same routes in the terminal? When I found
z it changed my productivity.
A terminal command to help you quickly navigate across directories. It will learn from common directories you browse and offer a shortcut for them:
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IE11 is still alive and a lot of us have to maintain support for it in our web apps. There are 2 things I never like about issues in IE:
- It is hard to setup an environment.
- The dev tools are not as friendly!
I don’t have a solution for item #2 but today I will share how I use VirtualBox to always have a setup available! It removes the friction and helps with my predisposition to fix this edge (no pun intended) cases.
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cat is a standard tool to print file contents to the console. I use it all the time but recently I found
bat and it changed my life!
Since I moved to react at work I have been using and trying different testing strategies and I wanted to share some thoughts and best practices around snapshot testing.
In the past I have worked on different projects on frontend, from simple websites to complex editors. Along the journey I have used different testing frameworks and tools.
While recently snapshot testing has become popular, in my opinion it can be a double edged sword, and here is why.
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In this quick tutorial I will show how you can add test coverage to your vscode plugin repository.
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I like sharing quick demos to all the stakeholders as soon as I start developing something new. I find that sharing soon helps to get early feedback and make sure that everyone’s requirements are covered.
But sometimes it is hard to find out the proper format to share. If I share only an image, then all the interaction is lost. Or if I share a video, then depending on the format some users might not be able to open it (and is also usually big in size).
After trying a few different formats I found that gifs are the best way of sharing quick demos. I follow a 2 step approach to it:
- I record the screen using Quick Time.
- I convert this CLI I found online called screengif.
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