Front-end development articles by our experts

Sep 27, 2018

Who uses Vue.js on production? Why Facebook, Netflix and Behance love Vue

Among the many JavaScript front-end frameworks, Vue.js stands out as a new favorite among developers, eagerly learned and applied in practice. It’s growing and gaining popularity fast. Touted as the progressive framework, Vue is approachable to learners and versatile in use. It helps teams achieve high performance and fully optimize their apps. Many large companies were eager to adopt it. We took a look at the most prominent examples to understand why Vue.js is becoming so popular in the world of front-end development.

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Sep 5, 2018

Should you build your app with Ember.js in 2018?

Ember.js is a front-end framework primarily used for avoiding repetitive development work. Features common to every app have been built into Ember, which allows developers to focus on the unique aspects of their product. Developers love Ember for its sensible design, good documentation and simplicity. The framework has never been as popular as some other ones (e.g. Angular), but it has dedicated fans and is still going strong in 2018. In this article we answer the question of whether it’s still a good idea to use Ember for your new project.

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Aug 31, 2018

What's the purpose of using React? Based on famous examples

React is a JavaScript framework used for building interfaces for web apps as well as mobile apps for both the Android and iOS platforms, which can potentially shorten the development time of a product. There’s currently a lot of hype around React and the framework is widely used by web developers. This popularity hasn’t waned for about 4-5 years, which is completely unique to React. We’ve decided to analyze the reasons behind it, based on real use cases of well-known companies.

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Jun 29, 2018

Fork, Forget, or Rebuild: What Happens if You Have a Different Use Case in an Open Source Project?

When your code updates don’t get accepted to an open-source project. Whether to fork, forget, or build elsewhere: sometimes it’s a combination of approaches that is the winning strategy.

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Oct 6, 2017

Preact - React-Compatible, Smaller, Faster Framework

There’s a new kid on the block. Preact is the React JavaScript front-end library alternative making waves in the web app development world due to its speed, size, and easy migration from React. Read more about Preact and how to convert a React project here.

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Aug 17, 2017

Deploying Vue.js Applications built with Webpack to Heroku

Built your interactive web application using Vue.js with Webpack and wondering how to deploy it? We explain how to deploy Vue.js Single Page Applications to Heroku.

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Jul 14, 2017

Single Page Applications with Vue.js

At iRonin, we have a vast amount of experience in creating interactive web applications. In this piece, we would like to show you how to write Single Page Applications with the Vue.js framework, with ready-to-use solutions and code snippets as examples.

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Jun 1, 2017

Better Usability for Kids? Sure We Can! Building a Ruby On Rails frontend with Ember

Here’s the story of how we took the Creatubbles kids’ creative platform app, and breathed fresh life into it - with an Ember.js Single Page Application frontend, for awesome User Experience and a fast and responsive interface. Shout out to working with an excellent global software development team on this project!

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May 10, 2017

React Developers May Like Vue.js More

We just love it when we stumble on new ways of doing things that make our lives easier. As developers, finding a new solution or tool that fixes issues with the way we’ve been doing things is sort of like finding gold.

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