Sep 10, 2017
5 Steps to greater UX
UX — what’s it all about?
Let’s imagine — you have launched your product and are quite happy with it. And then suddenly you hear everyone talk about UX, which gets you…
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Generating mock data with Mimesis: Part II
We have already published how to generate mock data with the help of a Python library — Mimesis. The article you are reading now is the continuation of the previous one, therefore, we will not be going over the basics again. In case you missed out on the first article…
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Phoenix Framework always has been awesome. But it was never as awesome as the new 1.3 release (which is rc1 right now actually).
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Books to get you started in UX
The following books got me hooked on the idea of working in UX and educating myself on the…
Is Yarn still a thing?
When [email protected] was just released this question was the first one I have googled. No doubts it comes to mind since new npm version introduced a lot of yarn’s features. In other words: should I still use yarn after installing [email protected]?
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Creating slugs for Ecto schemas
What is a slug?
The term “slug” comes from the world of newspaper production. If you have ever created a simple “Blog” application you have already reinvented it.
When you need to access any post at some URL you need to identify it somehow. The simplest idea is to identify them by id, but…
Generating mock data using Mimesis: Part I
The ability to generate mock but valid data comes in handy in app development, where you need to work with databases. Filling in the database by hand is a time-consuming and tedious process, which can be done in three stages — gathering necessary information, post-processing the data and coding the…
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