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Create your own Covid-19 data tracker

posted in JavaScript on 2020-03-30   covid-19 tracker virus api zeit covid https data github data tracker thevirustracker time johns hopkins university code back end endpoints react created recharts beginning tags tag link countries package sh https c19stats

I'm continuing to experiment with React and TypeScript. The weekend-long project this time was a Covid-19 data tracker. In this blog post I will share how I built I exposed the data as a public API at the same URL. I guess you, as many other people, follow the situation so you may want to glue your fingers on the keyboard and create something useful around the data. I got lots of fun playing with the diagrams.

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Thoughts on semantic versioning, npm and JavaScript ecosystem as a whole

posted in JavaScript on 2016-05-11   browserify npm dependencies version package release don t versions features

If you are front-end developer dealing with single page applications you probably know that JavaScript ecosystem is not perfect at all. A few things may go wrong and break your build. In this article I’ll go through those features. Features which are, by my humble opinion, problematic.

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Using Mocha with ES6 spec files

posted in JavaScript on 2015-12-23   mocha babel es6 package json file es5 babel preset es2015 tests test results javascript mocha reading spec files written

The new ES6 specification of JavaScript simply works better for me. It helps expressing my ideas in a shorter and cleaner way. So, I want to write ES6 everywhere. Even while I’m testing my applications.

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Fun playing with npm, dependencies and postinstall script

posted in Nodejs on 2015-01-07   c module package json npm runme js node_modules b installed index dependencies

I like npm and the fact that I can install tons of stuff. It’s great piece of software and helps me solve problems everyday. Yesterday I had to use a postinstall script and hit a problem.

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