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Pairify - how to match balanced string pairs

posted in JavaScript on 2020-03-11   pairify balanced matches javascript pairs decided type stack line starter token code const position function category https

I'm now actively working on a VSCode extension. I started it as a theme but then decided to add some more features. Like for example a tin line on the left side of the editor marking the current function scope. In order to do that I had to analyze the current file's code and find the lines that are included in that scope. The obvious approach will be to translate the code to AST and then traverse the tree finding the information that I need. This however will require the usage of a language server which now I don't want to deal with. So I decided to explore a brute force approach. Looping over the string characters and finding balanced matches. I quickly wrapped it into a library. I called it Pairify. It consumes text and returns an array of pairs. This blog post will show you how it works.

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Running Prettier for specific Git branch

posted in Architecture on 2020-01-14   prettier git bash script branch file awk print echo file awk run prettier line column file mode files project

I'm working on a project in my own git branch. At the end of my working day I want to do one thing - run Prettier so my code is nicely formatted before I submit the PR for code review. Of course I know about the VSCode Prettier extension but right now my editor is kinda broken and I don't want to mess with it. I'm still on my branch and I run Prettier from the terminal. All good but the amount of changes that happened is so big that my 50+ loc updates are like a needle in a haystack. It is like that because apparently there are already malformatted files in the project. It is definitely not possible to understand what I did because of so much noise. So ... I want to run Prettier but only on the files that I touched in that particular branch.

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Debugging with Node

posted in Nodejs on 2016-03-22   debugger step node text function program line run counter command

Node has a wonderful debugger. As a front-end developer I’m mainly using Chrome’s tools but sometimes I run things in Node environment and this native feature comes handy. In this article we’ll see how to debug in the terminal using Node’s debugger.

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Simple, good looking separator made with pure CSS

posted in CSS3 on 2014-02-12   jsbin translate 95px 12px transform translate 95px line small link top solid 1px border top solid block border top display block border content display block

I'm currently working on the official site of AbsurdJS. There are a lot of code samples out there and I wanted to present them in JSBins.

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JavaScript template engine in just 20 lines

posted in JavaScript on 2013-12-01   var r push match skills code function template index line tpl

I'm still working on my JavaScript based preprocessor - AbsurdJS. It started as a CSS preprocessor, but later it was expanded to CSS/HTML preprocessor. Shortly, it allows JavaScript to CSS/HTML conversion. Of course, because it generates HTML it was normal to act as a template engine. I.e. somehow to fill the markup with data.

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posted in JavaScript on 2011-09-11   blip tv jsconfeu http blip tv european javascript conference strongly recommend shared online s scheduled watch year happened lectures

The European JavaScript conference is really close. It's scheduled for 01 and 02 of October. I wish I could be there. I hope that the videos from the lectures will be shared online, as this happened for the last year. I strongly recommend to watch them. There are available here

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Adding outline of text or MovieClip in Flash with AS3

posted in ActionScript on 2010-10-06   outline filterarray color movieclip

As you probably know there is no such kind of option. We should deal with a little AS3 code.

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How to display php errors when display_errors is set to off

posted in PHP on 2010-09-17   display_errors ini_set server lines found set

I successfully finished an interactive project for one of my clients. We did a great job and finally I had to install the system on their server. I received the FTP and MySQL information from their IT team, but when I uploaded all my files the site didn't work at the first time. The server didn't show any errors and I wasn't able to find out the problem.

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SVET - web based project management system

posted in Other on 2010-01-05   project management system based project management web based project svet make detailed reports specific period working time online notebook work basically

svetsoft - web based project management systemFinally I finished some bugs of my own project management system and I think it's ready for use. SVET is one of my biggest projects and it's a web based project management system, that helps you to organize your work. Basically it's an online notebook which you can use to store the information for your projects. It enables you to track your working time and communicate with your team and clients. You can also make detailed reports of what you've done for a specific period of time. Please check out here.

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