Last week, Heroku announced that they were killing off their free teir. I have been using it off and on ever since a creating an OWASP Juice Shop instance on it at That Conference, a few years ago. Recently, I used it for my How to deploy a Laravel app example and an example on …Continue reading "Heroku eliminated free plans. Now, what?"
Back in July, we looked at how Vue CLI and webpack work and I figured that it was time to look at Vue Router, as a follow-up. Vue Router is going to be pretty necessary for the state parks app, moving forward. Like I did last time, I used VueCLI and Bulma. I also put …Continue reading "Playing with Vue Router"
Last week, we finally got the park listing working and updated the instance at test.wisparks.jws.app. This week, I figured that we should add Bulma to the project and add sorting. So, let’s start by adding Bulma and cleaning the code up a little. See the Pen Wisc Parks (Part 5): Cleaning up the listing and …Continue reading "State Parks App: Let’s add Bulma and Sorting"
Last week, I got all the way to the end before the damn Google Sheets API stopped working on me. This week, I figured that we would create a JSON file out of the spreadsheet, host it somewhere, and then just use that. I started by creating a CSV file from the Google Sheets document, …Continue reading "State Parks App: Let’s try that again?"
Previously, we built an API for the State Parks App, using Google Sheets and we set up hosting for the thing. The next step is to actually write the first bit of the thing. When we created the API, we also wrote a little vue.js proof of concept that loops over the data and outputs …Continue reading "State Parks App: Let’s actually build something"
This post is 50% housekeeping and 50% devops, and something that normally wouldn’t warrant a blog post but I’m still getting over last week’s vacation and didn’t want to wait another week before posting new content. I promise that next week’s post is going to be more substantive.Continue reading "I moved jws.dev off of keybase"
At work, I use webpack all the time but it is with laravel. On this blog, I haven’t written much about laravel (something that I eventually want to correct). I do want to address the deficit of webpack content today, though.Continue reading "Playing with the Vue CLI and Webpack"
Previously, we have looked at the plan for the State Parks app and how I used a Google Sheets document as the back-end for the thing. The next step is to set up a new git repo and hosting. In an earlier day, I might be spinning up a DigitalOcean or Google Cloud VM but …Continue reading "State Parks App: Hosting and Code Management"
Back in 2011, I wrote few short posts about what I install right after reinstalling windows. I figured that 9 years is enough time between these kinds of posts. This time, I’m going to go over my prefered tools for writing code.Continue reading "My prefered tools for coding"
Vuepress is a really cool static site generator. I have been using it for jws.dev for months, now. In the case of jws.dev, I am hosting it on keybase but I recently discovered Render and it is able to do some things that I can’t do as easily with keybase. Render has a free tier …Continue reading "How to deploy a Vuepress website for free, using Render"