There is this view many developers share of having a productive coding session by crawling behind your laptop, put on your fancy noise-cancelling headphones and grinding out a few hours of work. I often fall for this novelty of hyper-productive work state in development. Since working full-time from home I noticed a serious decline in my productivity and focus. How is this possible and how can I resolve this?
Many of my articles regarding Next.js are intermediate to advanced. Even though there are many articles out there for starting with Next.js, I want to share my point of view and perhaps help you on your way to creating your first kick-ass Next.js application.
How can we develop and design for a PWA to deliver the best native user experience?
Progressive Web App (PWA) is often written about. These articles, including mine, mostly only cover the technical parts. Although vital, one aspect of building a successful PWA is design. How can we develop and design for PWA to deliver the best native user experience (UX)?
I often write about Next.js as it is my go-to framework when developing interactive React.js web applications. One of the core features of Next.js is the ability to generate pages on the server. Let's have a look at what is possible, how this works and how can leverage this when building web applications.
How to take an idea from sketch to a fully functioning and rapidly built prototype?
I often come up with new ideas for applications and tools. I used to stop at sketching these ideas in my notebook to build whenever I have spare time. I asked myself 'How can I take my idea from sketch to a fully functioning and rapidly built prototype?'.
Next.js is my framework of choice for any React.js application I develop. One of the big features I haven't covered before is Next.js API routes. Although not as big of a feature as page generation, it is one of the features I'm starting to enjoy more and more. Let's have a look at this feature and how to use it.
"We need a native app for performance, the 'feel', offline functionalities, notifications and...". Native apps have provided fundamental functionalities that serve the purpose of creating a wonderful user experience. But, you might not need that native app and opt for the technology of the wondrous web!
I often come across Number Code Inputs on various websites used for security measures, voucher codes and more. These Number Code Inputs often have a bit more functionality behind them then you might think at first. Let's create our own as an exercise.
How can I handle SEO in my Single-page application?
One of the biggest drawbacks when building a Single-Page Application (SPA) is to provide solid Search Engine Optimisation, often shortened to SEO. How can we improve SEO with some modern tools and techniques I love the most?
Implementing the latest web technologies to boost the Mirabeau blog
The Mirabeau blog was suffering from technical debt. I decided to rebuild it using the latest web technologies to make it 2020 ready, which includes boosting the overall performance and user-friendliness.