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Browsershot: Convert a webpage to an image or PDF using headless Chrome

The folks over at Spatie have just release Browsershot v3: Browsershot is a PHP package which can convert a webpage to an image or pdf. The conversion is done behind the scenes by Puppeteer which controls a headless version of … Continue reading

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Building a desktop application with Electron

Good introductory tutorial on getting started with Electron. A detailed guide on building your very own sound machine using JavaScript, Node.js and Electron Building a desktop application with Electron →

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Nice scroll effect on the BADASS Films website: The effect is achieved by placing a duplicate (but clipped) list on top of another one, in combination with scroll velocity calculation to define the slant of the list. BADASS &rarr

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Behind the Magic of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

This full-length reel represents a sample of the work created for over 1750 shots by hundreds of artists, scientists, and engineers around the world.

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Sticky Sidebar

Sticky Sidebar ⬆⬇ is a pure JavaScript plugin for making smart and high performance sticky sidebar, works with sidebar if it’s taller or shorter than the viewport, integrated with resize sensor to re-calculate the dimensions automatically when the size of … Continue reading

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Create and share beautiful images of your source code with Carbon

Carbon is a great tool to create lovely source code screenshots you can share. Just start typing, or drop a file into the textarea. An example image generated by Carbon is included above. Supports several themes and syntaxes. Carbon →

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Easier imports with Webpack’s resolve.alias

One of the things I find annoying when using import in my JS code is the fact that you need to refer to other local files using (relative) paths. Like so: // Without resolve.alias 😭 import Modal from ‘../../../components/objects/modal/modal’; Coming … Continue reading

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Vapor – Server Side Swift

Interesting to see that Swift can also be used as a serverside language. One can clearly see parallels with other languages and frameworks. For example Vapor comes with an HTTP Package, which – amongst other things – contains a Request … Continue reading

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Freelance Achievement Stickers

Funny because it’s true πŸ˜‚ More stickers on the page. Freelance Achievement Stickers →

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Inspecting Redux Stores without the Redux Devtools

Checking out the Redux Store of Soundcloud Redux Back in the day I learnt a lot by hitting CTRL+U (View Source) on websites. Nowadays I still check the source code of some apps, yet it’s become a tad more difficult … Continue reading

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