JavaScript fatigue

Posted on 2020-05-31 in Programmation • Tagged with JavaScript

Today, I'd like to dig into something that has been bothering me lately: why I often feel tired of JavaScript (and even sometimes programming in general). I'm not alone in this, there's even a name for this JavaScript fatigue. Here I'll give my personal thoughts on this (and probably rant …

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Feedback after switching to openSUSE Tumbleweed

Posted on 2020-05-15 in Blog • Tagged with Linux

This article is a follow up to Installing openSUSE next to Fedora with BTRFS where I detailed how I switched to openSUSE Tumbleweed. In this article, now that I have been using Tumbleweed for about 2 months and a half, I'll give some feedback on my experience.

The issues I …

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PWAs and Django

Posted on 2020-02-29 in Programmation • Tagged with Python, Django, PWA, JavaScript

In this article, I'll guide you to create a PWA with the Django framework. All the code for this project is available under my gitlab account. You will find in each sections links to the relevant commits to help you follow. If something is not clear or if you have …

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Installing openSUSE next to Fedora with BTRFS

Posted on 2020-02-23 in Blog • Tagged with Linux, BTRFS

Update: My feedback article is now available.

I wanted to install openSUSE Tumbleweed (the rolling release version of openSUSE) on one of my computers to see how it looked outside a VM (and thus to try to use it daily). I am thinking about switching to this distribution to avoid …

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Why you probably want to make a SPA

Posted on 2020-01-12 in Programmation • Tagged with JavaScript, Web, Django


I created an updated version of this article in should you build a SPA which provides a more complete and balanced view on this subject. Please read it instead of this current article.

I am currently working professionally on a website that is not a SPA. I'd like to …

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Writing a PWA with Aurelia

Posted on 2019-09-01 in Aurelia • Tagged with JavaScript, TypeScript, Aurelia, Mobile, PWA

I feel like Progressive Web Application (PWA for short) are a more and more popular way to build mobile apps. That's understandable since you can use the same technology you use to build a SPA to build one! So …

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Some thoughts on Aurelia Store

Posted on 2019-08-24 in Aurelia • Tagged with JavaScript, TypeScript, Aurelia, RxJS

On my spare time, I am developing a board game that uses the Aurelia framework. I currently manage the state in a service without any dedicated state management solutions (like RxJS, Aurelia store, Redux, …). And I feel I am reaching to the limit of what I can do with it …

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Issues while writing tests for a component using i18n

Posted on 2019-08-04 in Aurelia • Tagged with JavaScript, TypeScript, Aurelia, i18N

Some time ago, I wanted to add some tests (behavior and render) on an Aurelia component that uses the i18n plugin and more precisely the df attribute in the view to display a localized date.

Since it was a while back (I wanted to write it earlier but couldn't), my …

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Extract translations from your Aurelia app

Posted on 2019-08-03 in Aurelia • Tagged with JavaScript, TypeScript, Aurelia, i18N

If you use Aurelia with the i18n plugin, you will have to maintain JSON files that will map a translation key to an actual translation. Manually editing the file to add/remove keys can be tedious.

Luckily, keys can be extracted automatically thanks to i18next-scanner. It can extract translation keys …

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CSS tips

Posted on 2019-03-10 in Trucs et astuces • Tagged with CSS

Apply style to IE11 only

Put the style in this media query:

@media screen and (-ms-high-contrast: active), (-ms-high-contrast: none) {
    // Put CSS here