I'm sure you know what Wordle is. The game got a lot of traction a couple of months ago when The New York Times bought it. I was playing it too, so I decided to create my version in my native language (Bulgarian). This is how duma.fun was born (in Bulgarian duma means word). And as usually happens with my "little" experiments, I didn't stop at just implementing the basics. I managed to translate the initial ~300 lines of code into a three months-long project. Here's why, what, and how.read more
I really like Redux. I Love its ideas. The reducers for example - small pure functions that apply changes without side effects are nice way to model the mutations in the state. Redux also teaches us to use the one-direction data flow which makes our apps more predictable and stable. These two things fits well for what we are doing on the front-end - building user interfaces.
Of course there is nothing perfect and Redux as every other library has its own problems. In this article I want to explore some ideas for new APIs that will help solving the problems that I encounter. I’ll be happy to see your comments below.read more
I like reading code of other developers. It’s a nice way to learn patterns, techniques and small tricks. Recently I found something aboutread more
Array.prototype.lengthwhich caught my attention.
When CommonJS was announced we all thought “Finally something that will organize our code”. However, there are some cons that we should be aware of. It’s not only unicorns and rainbows. In this article we will see how a simpleread more
requireline makes our code difficult to test.
- PHP on 2011-10-17 php_auth_pw php_auth_user password username works
The .htaccess file is actually a possible solution for this purpose. The problem with this approach is that the value of AuthUserFile should contain an absolute path. It also works with relative paths, but it is relative based on ServerRoot, which in most of the cases is different from DocumentRoot. I also didn't want to deal with sessions or cookies and after a short research I found the answer.read more