I play a lot of Pokemon GO! To help me on the road I built a Type Effectiveness checking site called Poketype! (Poketype on GitHub) It's a simple site and, having come from a company that primarily used jQuery, I decided to write it all in Vanilla JS. This was a bad idea! Note to self: … Continue reading Migrating a poorly written web app to use Webpack and Babel
Greetings, all. Over the past two weeks, I've been casually learning about the React framework. The experience has been a blast, and while I'm definitely still a big ol' noob, I'm hoping the following will prove useful to someone out there. Now before getting into any great detail, if you're here just because of the … Continue reading Publishing a create-react-app App on Heroku for free!
Install Node.js if you haven't already Open your shell of choice (Terminal, Bash, Command Prompt, etc.) "cd" to your Project folder If you don't have a "package.json" file, run "npm init" and mash Enter Run "npm install express --save" Copy and paste the code below into a new file "server.js" Run "node server.js"
This couldn't be simpler. Jason Watmore covers the steps in detail here: http://jasonwatmore.com/post/2016/06/22/nodejs-setup-simple-http-server-local-web-server Make sure you have Node.js installed. Download links are at the bottom of their home page. Open up your shell of choice - Command Prompt, Terminal, Bash, whatever! Run "npm install -g http-server" (package documentation here) "cd" (Change Directory) into your project folder … Continue reading 2 Minute HTTP or Local web server using Node.js
The adventure began out of frustration. All I wanted was to spin up a quick server and database to store some data for a personal project. At work this would have been accomplished using C# Web API and a SQL database, but these tools aren't available at home. What am I to do?! The first thing that … Continue reading Learning Node.js