You don’t necessarily need to write server-side code for everything. Sometime there is a much easier solution. Did you know that you can use Google Sheets as an API endpoint? Let’s take a look at a quick example. For a few years now, I have been archiving my tweets as Google Sheets documents. There is …Continue reading "Did you know that you can use Google Sheets as a JSON API?"
Ever since Apple bought and shut down Dark Sky, I have been struggling to figure out what to replace it with. I figured that this would be a good excuse to play with some weather APIs. I have done this once before but that was with Rivets and YQL (neither of which I can necessarily …Continue reading "Playing with the OpenWeather API: The basics"
Previously, we looked at ways to display tabular data on a webpage. Let’s pick up where we left off, but with more data. The last time, the data was hard-coded into an array. This time, let’s use Axios to load some fake data from JSONPlaceholder. See the Pen Table Pagination – Example 1 by Joe …Continue reading "Playing with more tabular data"
So, you need to show tabular data on a webpage and make it as digestible as possible? For demo purposes, we are going to look at the top 10 most populous municipalities in Wisconsin. See the Pen Table Zebra Striping – Example 1 by Joe Steinbring (@steinbring) on CodePen. In the above example, we just …Continue reading "Playing with tabular data"
I’m not sure that this concept is universally understood. I figured that it is time to take a swing at it. According to w3schools, a block-level element always starts on a new line and takes up the full width available (stretches out to the left and right as far as it can). See the Pen …Continue reading "Block vs inline vs inline-block"