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Wes Bos

Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 130: The VueJS Show (Scott teaches Wes)

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Mar 27th, 2019

The VueJS Show (Scott teaches Wes)

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In this episode Wes and Scott talk about VueJS - what it is, how it compares to other frontend frameworks, and how to get the most out of it.

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Show Notes

2:22 - What's the deal with VueJS?

  • Combines ideas from Angular 1, React and Blaze
  • Ease of Angular 1
  • App structure of React

8:02 - Components

  • Template syntax is similar to handlebars

    • aka {{stuff}}
  • v-bind:property

    • v-bind:property or simply :bind allows you to dynamically bind a value to a property
  • Props

    • Props must be declared before they can be used in a template.
  • Script tag

    • Where imports happen
    • Where props are defined, computed properties, action events and lifecycle
  • Actions

    • v-on:click="doSomething"
    • @click="doSomething"
    • These will run a doSomething event defined in your script export via methods
  • Lifecycle

    • How does data fetching work?
  • CSS

    • Can be scoped to file by adding <style scoped> to your property
  • Global Registration

    • You can register a global component and not have to import it

36:38 - Features

  • CLI

    • Easy to use when creating new projects
  • Animations

    • Baked in to core
    • A transition component wraps your code and just have a v-if on the element you are transitioning
    • There is also more intense javascript options via v-on
  • Routing

    • 1st party router vue-router with support for 3rd party routers
  • Global State

    • Vuex

45:57 - Ecosystem

  • Nuxt — AKA Next.js for Vue
  • Gridsome — AKA Gatsby for Vue
  • Native?

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