Have you ever needed to generate an image from your HTML? Whether it be for design purposes or for marketing purposes with social media, knowing how to get a screenshot of your HTML design without manually taking the screenshot can be a great thing.
A use-case I was interested in was around feature graphics for each of my blog posts. Sure I could open a graphic design tool like Affinity Photo, or use the same feature graphic for every tutorial, but what if I wanted to automatically generate them based on certain criteria?Read More
In this course you’ll see many step by step examples on how to work with interactive maps, geocode and reverse geocode locations, calculate different types of routes, and more.Read More
I’m happy to announce that E32 of The Polyglot Developer Podcast is now available for download!
There are tons of tools out there that help you make sure your app is functioning correctly. But how do test software from a purely visual standpoint?
Chances are you’re writing functional tests to check visual elements, or manually checking your UI whenever you push a change. If you are doing either of those things, then you know that they’re incredibly time-consuming and bugs still end up slipping through the cracks.
That’s where visual testing comes in.Read More
You might remember that I had written a tutorial titled, Simple User Login in a Vue.js Web Application, which demonstrated how to navigate between routes and check a variable to determine if a user should in fact be allowed to be on a particular route. This previous tutorial focused on applying logic after the user had already completed the navigation process, rather than during or prior. While this is a good introduction to becoming familiar with the Vue.js router, it isn’t a realistic approach to handling user login and route restrictions.
The recommended approach is to use navigation guards, sometimes referred to as route guards.Read More