Learning Vue Talks

July 20, 2017

Despite my lack of posting here, I've been pretty busy in the community, having given a talk at a local meetup at least once a month for the first half of the year. Back in February, I gave a talk about learning Vue.js, which did a pretty deep dive into how Vue works and how to write components in…

Advanced Use of Sass with Vue-Loader

January 29, 2017

As I've mentioned before, I've been using Vue.js a bit lately, and really enjoying it. This weekend, I set out to use Sass with vue-loader, using Webpack 2.2. Getting it working was really simple, just install node-sass and sass-loader, add lang="sass" to your style tag, and everything works. The…

Crushing on Vue.js

December 06, 2016

I've been seeing a lot of chatter about Vue.js lately, especially since the 2.0 release. When I looked at the docs and API, it seemed very approachable. I had a feeling that Vue would be a pleasure to work with, so I reached for it on a small project recently. My suspicions have been confirmed, I…

Using Kibana for Site Traffic Analysis

June 09, 2016

One of the thing I did when I moved this site over to Metalsmith was to put up a very thin Express server and start logging traffic to the site to a winstond log server I set up a little while back. I could use my server logs directly, but I'm already logging a couple of other sites to this log…

Moving to Metalsmith

June 01, 2016

I posted about my love for static websites some time ago, and my feelings haven't changed. My feeling about the tools for making static site, on the other hand, has. A while back, I converted this site to Docpad, which worked well enough, but also came with more cognitive overhead than I'd have…

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