Now supporting push notifications

With this day I finally implemented a simple subscription system using push notifications for new posts! 🚀 To get notified when a new post is published, simply check the box in the navigation panel and you’re registered. You will be asked to give your permission for this site to send you notifications. You can confirm it, I won’t spam you, I promise! If there’s no button visible, your browser lacks support for the required technologies 👎...

April 10, 2016 · 5 min · Dustin Chabrowski

Devdocs.io as a native app

Devdocs.io is awesome. It gives you access to many frameworks, libraries and technologies at the end of your fingertips with a simple, but powerful search. Another great feature is that you can use this service offline as well, as you can select which documentation should be available even with no connection. And did I mention that it’s free? 🚀 The only aspect I could criticize is that there’s no real ‘native’ app you could use on your pc or mac....

February 10, 2016 · 2 min · Dustin Chabrowski

Simple functional tests for gulp tasks

In the last post, I presented a simple setup to compile ES2015 JS code. Gulp was used there as a task runner and in this article I’ll show you a simple way to black-box-test your gulp tasks. The gulp task The first step I suggest to do, is to structure your gulp tasks/functions in a modular way, if not already done. For example, my task to compile ES2015 code and bundle the modules could look like this:...

January 4, 2016 · 4 min · Dustin Chabrowski

Easy ES2015 compilation with rollup.js, babel.js and gulp.js

As this year is over tomorrow, it’s my last chance to sneak in some 2015 stuff. In this post, I want to show you a simple setup I use to compile my JS written in ES2015 for this blog. Update 🚨 I’ve published a new version of this article featuring the latest updates of these tools. I recommend reading it since it’s easier and uses less dependencies. Go check it out!...

December 31, 2015 · 5 min · Dustin Chabrowski

Hello world!

Today is the day when this blog goes online and says ‘hello’ to the world wide web! :) As this is my first blog, I’m pretty excited if I can motivate myself to publish new posts and find worthy topics to write about. I guess to get things rolling, my first posts will deal with relatively small and minor issues, but maybe they can be helpful for someone else. Let’s see how this works out :D

December 19, 2015 · 1 min · Dustin Chabrowski