Offline support almost without Javascript

Posted on 2024-02-27 in Programmation • Tagged with PWA, HTML, Javascript

Recently I wandered wether I could build a website with offline support without building a full SPA. The answer is yes it’s doable: you only need Javascript for the service worker. Just for the fun, I also tried it with navigation done with HTMX and without much surprise it …

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Development containers

Posted on 2024-01-02 in Programmation • Tagged with Docker

I recently discovered the dev containers standard (or development containers for long) recently after trying to contribute to a project which had them enabled by default. It seems to be a new standard way to work with containers in development.

The goal is to provide a container you can use …

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Django async

Posted on 2023-12-10 in Programmation • Tagged with Web, Django, Python

Now that Django is fully async (views, middleware and ORM), I though it was a good time to test how it behaves when run asynchronously. I’ll try to keep this article concise with only relevant data and resources. Code can be seen in a sample project so you can …

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Ignore commits in git blame

Posted on 2023-12-02 in Trucs et astuces • Tagged with git

Commits that change formatting are a pain in git because they make using git blame much harder. It turns out, you can ask git to ignore these commits when running git blame with the --ignore-rev option and passing it a commit hash. You can even do things better and create …

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Writing RSS reading app with various frontend frameworks

Posted on 2023-09-09 in Programmation • Tagged with Web, Javascript, Typescript, React, Angular, Svelte, Vue

During the summer, I decided to test a few frontend framework to see what’s going on in this space and form a better opinions over alternatives to React. I tested Svelte because after hearing from it I felt attracted to it, Vue because it is popular, React to have …

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My opinion after testing some AI code assistant

Posted on 2023-08-21 in Programmation • Tagged with AI

With all the hype around AI and since I had time to spare, I decided to test some AI coding assistants to make my own opinion about them. I'll start by giving my opinion on each assistant I tried. I will be a bit fuzzy since I didn't intend to …

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My opinion on enums in TypeScript

Posted on 2023-08-18 in Programmation • Tagged with TypeScript

Today I'd like to dig a bit on enums in TypeScript and their potential alternatives. For this, I'll be using the playground and TypeScript 5.1.6 (latest released version when I am writing this). I expect you to know what enums are and to be comfortable in TypeScript.

Let's …

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Some cool type tips in TypeScript

Posted on 2023-08-17 in Trucs et astuces • Tagged with TypeScript

Here is an unsorted type tips I find useful in TypeScript. I may update it when I find new ones. Don't hesitate to share yours in the comments!

Another good start, is to read this page from the handbook which list various builtin utility types. If you are really motivated …

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Use the same function as context manager and decorator

Posted on 2022-09-25 in Trucs et astuces • Tagged with Python

I recently learned that context managers created with @contextmanager can be used either as a context manager or a decorator:

from contextlib import contextmanager

def test_context():

with test_context():

def test_decorated():


We will yield:


Decorated …

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React hook to load fonts

Posted on 2022-06-11 in Trucs et astuces • Tagged with JavaScript, React

If you need to load a specific font in a component, you can use this hook. It will return true when the fonts are loaded. It relies on the document.fonts API to load the fonts. If the fonts are already loaded, the promise will be fulfilled immediately and the …

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