Accessibility Testing - aXe Browser Extension

Inspired by the syntax.fm podcast episode on website accessibility (a11y), I decided to try out the aXe browser extension created by Deque Systems. Though Wes and Scott mention several interesting tools, this one appealed to me because it sounded both robust and easy to use.

A New Vue On JavaScript30 - 03 CSS Variables

This article is part of the A New Vue On JavaScript30 series that explores re-implementing #JavaScript30 projects using Vue. Today we will be working with the third of Wes Bos’s (@wesbos) #JavaScript30 projects titled: 03 - CSS Variables. This project uses an HTML inputs to control CSS variables to change an image’s blur, padding, and background color.

Key Vue Concepts

The following Vue concepts are discussed in this article:

  • Style binding with :style (shorthand for v-bind:style)
  • v-model directive to create two-way data bindings on form input
  • Computed Properties
  • Watched Properties
  • The mounted lifecycle hook

A New Vue On JavaScript30 - 02 JS and CSS Clock

This article is part of the A New Vue On JavaScript30 series that explores re-implementing #JavaScript30 projects using Vue. Today we will be working with the second of Wes Bos’s (@wesbos) #JavaScript30 projects titled: 02 - JS and CSS Clock. It’s a cool looking analog clock that uses a setInterval() callback to control the clock hands by rotating them based on the current time.

Key Vue Concepts

The following Vue concepts are discussed in this article:

  • Style binding with :style (shorthand for v-bind:style)
  • data reactivity
  • mounted lifecycle hook

A New Vue On JavaScript30 - 01 JavaScript Drum Kit

This article is part of the A New Vue On JavaScript30 series that explores re-implementing JavaScript30 projects using Vue. Before reading, its a good idea to have:

Key Vue Concepts

The following Vue concepts are discussed in this article:

  • v-for directive
  • Class binding
  • Event binding

A New Vue On JavaScript30 - Getting Started

A few months ago, I worked through the JavaScript30 video tutorial series created by Wes Bos (@wesbos) as a way improve my JavaScript skills. While I didn’t keep up with his one a day recommendation, I did 2 a week, I really enjoyed it and learned a lot. Part of what drew me to JavaScript30 was that it is entirely written with vanilla JS - no frameworks, no libraries, and no compilers. But as I got into it, I was left wondering, what would it look like if Vue were used? With this series I will explore the differences between the two approaches.

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Hi, I’m a husband, father of two, and a software developer that lives in the Metro Detroit area. With more than 18 years of professional experience and countless side projects, I have a pretty diverse background.

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