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Installing Apache, PHP and MariaDB on Windows manually

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These are the steps I took to install my own (local) web development setup on Windows. I moved away from XAMPP or WAMP installation packages because I want to have a way to change software version of each components easier and registering them as a Windows services. Downloaded the latest version of software: Apache, PHP and MariaDB. I didn’t had to install appropriate Visual Studio...

On MobX Redux dilemma

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In my experiences using MobX as a state management library produces less code and lets you get things done quicker (two-folded knife!) but with Redux you get a lot of stuff for free – most notable is scalable approach to architecture and maintenance of web applications. I personally prefer Redux also because it’s functional like React which puts a lot of emphasize on functional...

New React Context API

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I like new react API for creating and using context. It feels right. One thing I immediately tried to do was creating a helper which simplifies consuming multiple contexts. Because they create context hell. When you component uses more than one context and because of a children as a function pattern (which is basically the same as render props pattern where component’s children function is...

Auto-reloading (safe-write) issues of application development servers

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I have discovered new module bundler for developing applications in JavaScript. It’s called Parcel.js and my initial impressions are positive. That’s what I tweeted about it: Parcel is a web application bundler, differentiated by its developer experience. It offers blazing fast performance utilizing multicore processing, and requires zero configuration. Basically a fast Webpack...

Avtomatska rokometna lestvica (WordPress plugin)

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Last weekend I developed for an acquintance a WordPress plugin which I’ve titled “Avtomatska rokometna lestvica” (translates to “Automatic handball league table” from Slovene). He’s a contributor to an official website of RK Trimo Trebnje, my local handball club and asked me if it’s possible to have a functionality which replaces the manual work of...

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