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Lisa Armstrong

An experienced freelance web developer.

Location Kelowna, BC Canada Joined Joined on  Personal website https://workingwebsites.ca github website

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What kind of music do you listen to while coding? 🎧

I have a playlist of music that gets me through the day, a va...

What kind of music do you listen to while coding? 🎧

I always think the lyrics are deeper and more profound when y...

Which JavaScript frameworks are worth learning in 2021?

Agreed, but why? There's very strong arguments for Vue, but R...

Using Vue in WordPress

You're right, technically you don't have to register them, bu...

November 13th, 2020: What did you learn this week?

I'm getting smart about NPM packages etc. Peter Jang's articl...

Using Vue in WordPress

You should be able to import the Axios and Quasar files the s...

Bad Programming Habits

Working with existing code feels like coming into a movie ser...

In what year did you learn Web Development?

1998 I volunteered to build my company's web page. There wer...

Goodbye GoDaddy! Hello SiteGround!

I'm having the same PHP issues with Hostgator. You would thin...

Is there a future for a front end dev who doesn't know how to use React/Vue/Angular?

I agree it's easier than React. It starts in a more familiar ...

Is there a future for a front end dev who doesn't know how to use React/Vue/Angular?

It sounds like your reach is exceeding your grasp. Understand...

Using Vue in WordPress

The issue could be where your /img/logo.png file is in Vue....

Using Vue in WordPress

I assume you're setting this up as a plugin. If so, you can...

To use or not to use Bootstrap Framework?

I like it because it's a starter kit. It's great for back...

Loneliness in tech

Good point about getting outside. I've worked from home for ...

What effect is the Coronavirus having on your work life and personal life?

No affect. I work remotely as well. It's going to be intere...

Using Vue in WordPress

Good question! I think your best approach would be to set up...

Will you write code after you retire? How will your relationship with our craft change?

I certainly hope too! Coding is a great way to keep the brain...

Using Vue in WordPress

For that, use the plugin_dir_url(). codex.wordpress.org/Fun...

How much does audio quality matter to you with your headphone music?

Full Disclosure: I have sat with headphones and an intense...

How much does audio quality matter to you with your headphone music?

"Some people have sound systems to listen to their music. ...

Using Vue in WordPress

The key is to make sure everything is loaded so it can work...

Using Vue for APIs

Thanks Tom, I'm glad you got something out of it.

What’s making you laugh these days?

Baroness Von Sketch Show youtube.com/playlist?list=RDAI--Us...

How to not be a dinosaur.

Wow! Nailed it! I went through a similar situation of waki...

How Do You Approach Your Coding Problems

Fun is an important part of this, otherwise what's the poin...

Using Vue in WordPress

Hmmm, very good question! Two things to remember: PHP...

How Do You Approach Your Coding Problems

The trick is to break it down into small steps. Step 1: Un...

Anyone else intolerant of html inside javascript? yes i mean React

I'm not quite sold on HTML in JavaScript either. The issue...

Reasons developers avoid CSS

Thank you Seth for highlighting the perception that design ...

Reasons developers avoid CSS

Agreed! CSS can be crazy making sometimes, but it's very po...

What time of day do you get your best work done?

Mornings. What I start doing first thing, I'll stay at for ...

Who Else Does NOT Like Dark Mode?

I prefer dark words on a light background, I find dark mode...

Using Vue in WordPress

Short codes are meant for pages and posts. Widgets are a di...

Using Vue in WordPress

Thanks Marco!

Using Vue in WordPress

I'm glad you found the article helpful! I'm not sure what ...

I am lucky, you are not.

Thank you Jérôme for such an insightful piece. It's a momen...

What Makes You a Great Programmer on The Team?

"A good programmer is intelligent, while a great programmer i...

What's your most re-watchable movie?

Casablanca, a true classic.

Using Vue in WordPress

Thanks Mohsen! I hope you found it useful.

//TODO: Write a better comment

Agreed. Maybe comments are TLDR; for code? 😎

How User Stories Changed My Development Process

"all of the code you write will eventually face some user y...

What are you surprisingly terrible at, despite being otherwise competent?

I hear you! I'm great at problem solving, but don't ask me ...

What habit do many senior engineers have that juniors should try to avoid adopting?

"I don't know everything, if I was that smart, you couldn't...

The "Elitist Developer" Debacle

Thanks Henry. Yes, it stung, and prompted some self reflect...

The "Elitist Developer" Debacle

Personal Pet Peve: Client (from hell) takes your work to a...

Keeping Up With The Codeashians

Greetings from a fellow equestrian/programmer! Agreed, ...

Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Web Development

Great article! I love the line "To be a web developer, you ...

Is “Defensive Programming” actually healthy?

My coding paradigm: some poor bastard is going to have to w...

Liquid Error, help!

Try using the raw tag. I find it helps. shopify.github.io...

Crash Course: git Lingo

Wow! Love the post, very well done!

Advice for (first time) remote workers

Find out what your team uses to communicate and what the ex...

Why Projects Should Have Mission Statements

Thanks! I hope it helps.

What's in your podcast rotation right now?

Most of my play list is from the CBC (Canada's BBC). Lots o...

What's in your podcast rotation right now?

Most of my play list is from the CBC (Canada's BBC). Lots ...

What's in your podcast rotation right now?

Thumbs up for Syntax, I get a lot out of it.

Why learn... about Media Types

Thanks for ther clarification! This is one of those things ...

You are the perfect interviewee. How would you design an events booking system in five minutes?

I'm by no means a perfect interviewee, but I'd start by cla...

How Web Developers Can Beat Perfectionism

My favorite cautionary tale against perfectionism is a scen...

Request for Post: Differences Between React, Angular, and Vue

Here's a podcast that compares and contrasts the frameworks...

Jack of the Stack

I hear you! I've been at this for a long time as well, sin...

Jack of the Stack

Sorry Adam, I should have been clearer. My point is, IMHO,...

Jack of the Stack

They are the true unicorns! :) I mean designers (look of t...

Jack of the Stack

Agreed. You're either a designer who can do some coding, or...

Let's talk about an unnecessary but popular Vue plugin

Plugins: as many as you need, but no more than necessary. ...

Even Though She Was Bad At Math, She Coded

Yeah! Well done Cat!! I can so relate. Math was a miserab...

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