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- Last week at ElixirConf, a new project called Phoenix.LiveView was announced. Today, Phoenix provides a mechanism for defining Elixir modules that represent different views in your application. View modules contain a special render function that returns the rendered output for the particular route (typically HTML) and any other helper functions you need for rendering.LiveView is an extension of standard Phoenix views that will automatically propagate updates to the browser anytime state changes that would impact that view (using the existing Phoenix channels infrastructure). Isn’t it amazing?
- Another good news is coming from Dan Abramov. Recently he introduced React Fire. This is an effort to modernize React DOM to make React better aligned with how the DOM works, revisit some controversial past decisions that led to problems and make React smaller and faster.
- This is a piece of advice on using Rails encrypted credentials with Docker.
- The Web Speech API enables web developers to incorporate speech recognition and synthesis into their web applications. Let’s play around Speech Synthesis Interface of the Web Speech API!
- Since GraphQL is a query language, no one defines the transport layer or data format. However, most often GraphQL is used as an alternative to the popular REST architecture for client-server communication over HTTP with JSON. In this long but very useful and detailed tutorial, you will build a sophisticated GraphQL server boilerplate project with Express and Apollo Server.
- As a Ruby on Rails agency, we couldn’t miss this awesome scope with funny and rarely used Ruby features. Is there anybody who’s really using them? Well, the author tried to explain as much as he could.
- React Native provides a great range of components to design and build fully native UI’s, such as buttons, views, lists, progress bars and more. Learn to build your own own form inputs in React Native.