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.
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.
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.