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A story about React, Redux and server-side rendering

posted in JavaScript on 2018-06-29   server app store react js data users content div redux

Long long time ago in a kingdom far far away there was an app. The app was supported by the well known React and Redux families but there was a problem. It was damn slow. People started complaining and the app had to do something. It had to deliver its content quickly so it provides better user experience. Then the server-side rendering was born.

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My take on Redux architecture

posted in JavaScript on 2018-04-06   state action redux const visible store function return counter type

Redux is a library that acts as a state container and helps managing your application data flow. It was introduced back in 2015 at ReactEurope conference (video) by Dan Abramov. It is similar to Flux architecture and has a lot in common with it. In this section we will create a small counter app using Redux alongside React.

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Dissection of Flux architecture or how to write your own

posted in JavaScript on 2015-12-18   store function action var return consumer change dispatcher view

The Flux implementation discussed in this article is available here Feel free to use it in a browser directly or as a npm dependency.

I’m obsessed by making my code simpler. I didn’t say smaller because having less code doesn’t mean that is simple and easy to work with. I believe that big part of the problems in the software industry come from the unnecessary complexity. Complexity which is a result of our own abstractions. You know, we (the programmers) like to abstract. We like placing things in black boxes and hope that these boxes work together.

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PHP: please, please, clear my cookies

posted in PHP on 2013-10-31   time cookies result arr setcookie request_ids time setcookie app_request_type time store needed

I'm currently working on a JavaScript application which is using the facebook API. There are some things which I need to pass from one page to the other. So, I decided to use cookies. The storing works like a charm, but the deleting doesn't. I needed one hour to find the exact problem.

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PHP: find links in a string and replace them with actual html link tags

posted in PHP on 2010-11-24   urlstoreplace str numofurlstoreplace urls alreadyadded numofurlstoreplace count urlstoreplace html link tags

Currently I'm working on an application that gets data from Twitter. The tweet's string contains links that have to be transformed into html link tags. Here is a simple PHP function that helped me.

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