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Is It Worth Migrating to TypeScript?

For the past year I’ve been working on a JavaScript project for my client. We have a mid-size web application. We use React as the web development framework. Few months ago we decided to start migrating to TypeScript.

Today I can say that it was the best decision we could make. TypeScript makes working with JavaScript, which is sometimes surprising and quite hard to understand, so much better experience. However, there were some challenges on this journey. If you want to know what issues we met and how we solved them, but also what huge advantages TypeScript gave us – read on πŸ˜‰

I will not discuss TypeScript itself in this article. This is a pure recap of challenges and the experience I gained when migrating to TypeScript.

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Basics of Flutter Widgets

After writing our first Flutter app in less than 30 minutes, today we’re taking a look at Flutter widgets. If you want to know what is a widget in Flutter, what are widgets types and how to use them – this article is for you πŸ™‚

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Your First Flutter App in 30 Minutes

You may know my past affair with Xamarin, which somehow died a natural death. In today’s post, we’re taking a look at Flutter. If you want to know what is Flutter and how to build your first Flutter app in less than 30 minutes (including installation time) – let’s jump right into it πŸ˜‰

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How to Start Working with an Unknown Codebase?

If you’ve ever joined a new project you probably know the excitement of being presented with a brand new source code. As soon as you’re assigned your first tasks the excitement turns into frustration, because it’s not easy to fix this simple bug… Even you’re an experienced developer.

Today I’m trying to address the issue of approaching an unknown codebase. I’ll give you some advices and tricks I’m using to make new code easier and quicker to understand – even without understanding it all πŸ™‚

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C# 8: Default Interface Methods Implementation

Continuing to examine new C# 8 features, today we are taking a look at a bit controversial one. It’s a possibility to provide default interface methods implementation.

How will this possibility change the way we write C#? Why is it being introduced? I’ll try to address these questions today πŸ™‚

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C# 8: Slicing with Indexes and Ranges

C# 8.0 brings us another nice feature called slicing. In order to make it possible, two new concepts are introduced: Indexes and Ranges.

Let’s see how this tiny feature is supposed to make our life easier πŸ™‚

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C# 8: Nullable Reference Types

In the few next posts I’d like to share with you some of the most interesting C# 8.0 features. Today we’re going to start with examining nullable reference types. Let’s see then πŸ™‚

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10 Most Shocking JavaScript Features for C# Developers

Whether you’re a C# (or similar language like Java) developer eager to learn JavaScript or you’ve already been working with JS for some time, I hope you find this article interesting. I collected for you 10Β JavaScript features which are/were the most shocking for C# developers who learnt JavaScript.

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[.NET Internals 10] Application execution model

Knowing the idea and main benefits of JIT compilation from the previous post, we’ll now see how it fits into .NET applications execution model.

By execution model I mean a process of having a .NET Framework application actually executed on the machine (CPU), starting from having its source code written. It contains all steps and actions necessary to happen in order to transform source code (like C#) into machine (assembly) code and execute it.

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[.NET Internals 09] Just-In-Time (JIT) compilation

Have you ever heard the term JIT? It’s an acronym for Just-In-Time. JIT compilerΒ is a tool which performs the JIT compilation,Β which is a crucial feature of .NET applications. Let’s say a few more words on it today πŸ™‚

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