Your developer workout for the next 365 days

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It’s no surprise that being developer is a matter of endless skill updates.We need to be as up to date as possible. The more we know, the more we stack experiences that’ll help us face our next issues. …


Connecting people and knowledge

software developers sitting around a table working
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This won’t be a technical article this time. It won’t deal with good practices, cultivating a professional mindset, or pointing out tricky aspects of our web developer daily life. Here, I will talk about hackathons.

For less experienced readers, a hackathon is an event in which several teams are made…


Improve image loading in Angular, React, or Vue.js apps with 3 lines of code


JAVASCRIPT

Displaying HEIF/HEIC images in Browser

Well, well, well…, as you may have guessed by reading by this title, the HEIC and HEIF files are not supported by the img markup in HTML5.

Source: https://caniuse.com/heif

The most common occasion you will encounter these extensions is Burst Photos or any other Apple image features, generating .heic or .mov files…


TRACKING

Reinforce your tracking plan with the percolation method

When developing a digital app (web or mobile), tracking your audience helps to understand the various use cases of your prospects/users.

However, it’s too often under-estimated and needs lots of corrections: lack of data, non-relevant pieces of information, …

This article is about tracking your users of course but it…


PERFORMANCE

Improve image loading in Angular, React, or Vue.js apps with 3 lines of code

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When building a web application, we are always looking for the best performance in order not to impact user experience.

Among all the techniques to improve web performance of a website, lazy loading of images allows us to defer image retrieval. Indeed, according to the dimensions, the compression, and the…


DEVELOPER EXPERIENCE

What I learned along the way

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In the older ages of front end development, fetching data from Web APIs was a very boring process. Indeed, the data model was frozen, meaning that you faced one of these situations:

  • The data model was too rich for your use case.
  • Some pieces of data were missing.
  • You needed…


DEVELOPER EXPERIENCE

A checklist for quality code, with Angular/React/Vue.js examples

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If you are part of a front-end team with several talents (including you), hundreds of commit might be pushed every day. Indeed, no matter the team methodology you use to deliver new features, each developer is working on a specific functionality.

In order to validate their changes, a developer should…


DEVELOPER EXPERIENCE

It’s not just coding

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Times have changed since the old days when an IT professional was this typical shy person wearing glasses and fascinated by computers, video games, and so on.

Computer science has become wider with much more complexity and several sub-domains: network infrastructure, web development, data science, IoT, etc.

Working as a…

Adrien Miquel

Web Engineer stacking and sharing his experiences

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