React, etc. Tech Stack

React, Flux, GraphQL, Hack, HHVM...? All of this and more!

Trivago is building their own Virtual DOM library

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The german hotel search site Trivago is apparently investing in their own Virtual DOM library. With the Virtual DOM concept popularised by React.js from Facebook - there was certainly no lack of similar efforts in 2015.

Written by Jorgé on Wednesday June 8, 2016

GraphQL, JSON-LD and JSON Schema formats explained

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In todays API driven world there are plenty of acronyms that sound alien to the average Joe. In fact many of these technologies and their differences are vague to developers alike. Let's look at three data formats that build on JSON: GraphQL, JSON-LD  and JSON Schema.

Written by Jorgé on Tuesday June 7, 2016

Choosing between Angular 2 and React.js midway through to 2016

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React.js and the accompanying ecosystem has gained huge momentum since it's launch in 2013. During 2015 the ecosystem was in a constant state of change and Angular was amidst a huge change. So now midway through to 2016, what should you choose and why?

Written by Jorgé on Saturday June 4, 2016

GraphQL has momentum

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GraphQL is a technology for one of the most common things developers working with external data: Fetching and manipulating data on a remote server. It is similar to REST, but is more straightforward and a standard where as REST is just a vague term.

Written by Jorgé on Thursday June 2, 2016

Composer's NPM moment

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Earlier this year a package was removed from the JavaScript packaging manager NPM repositories. The removal of a single (now famous left-pad) package caused mischief to a lot of developers that were relying on the package directly or indirectly.

Written by Jorgé on Tuesday May 31, 2016

Looking for a Node.js CMS for an Enterprise?

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The Node.js server side environment for running JavaScript has taken the web development world by storm. It is used by millions of developers for creating web applications. The most common use for web development is still publishing information, using a WCMS (Web Content Management System).

Written by Jorgé on Sunday May 29, 2016

Security issue in WordPress REST API

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The WordPress security team today announced known vulnerabilities in the WordPress REST plugins that expose user data to unauthenticated users.

Written by Jorgé on Wednesday May 25, 2016