Andreas' Blog

Adventures of a software engineer/architect

Publishing private npm packages to GitHub Package registry for free

2020-07-26 4 min read anoff

Even though I am a big fan of Open Source Software and try to make my projects open and consumable by others as well, there are cases where you want to keep your stuff private. But even if you work in a closed source environment you still want to use the same tools that you employ in the open source world. In this blog post I will explain how you can create private npm packages for your Javascript/Typescript projects - and I will show you how you can host your private npm packages for free!

Continue reading

Migrating to vuetify 2.1

2019-10-06 6 min read anoff
I just migrated the code for the devradar editor to the latest major version of vuetify. There is an officiel migration guide that helped me solve 70% of the issues but here is a quick overview of the biggest issues I encountered and what actually changed. Note: This post has been updated on 2019-11-01 with a chapter on the new grid system v-flex ➡️ v-col Caution: 🚨 This was written for a migration from vuetify 1. Continue reading

Get Hugo to render (nice) Asciidocs

2019-02-17 5 min read anoff
While migrating my blog from Jekyll to Hugo I went down quite a rabbit hole. While setup and migration to Hugo was a breeze, I spent a lot of time making my .adoc formatted post work with the new blog. After working through several GitHub issues I ended up manipulating the DOM with Javascript to get admonitions working. It still doesn’t feel right - but hey it works! 🤷‍♂️ This post will cover the steps I took in case I myself or anyone out there ever needs to do this again. Continue reading

RBAC with Google Firestore

2018-08-12 7 min read anoff

This post will explain how to implement role based access control (RBAC) using the Google Firestore serverless database. Firebase and Firestore in particular with the concept presented in this post offers the most seamless integration of serverless infrastructure with a mobile client at this point. It has become my go to backend for all minor web apps I build.

Continue reading

Building realtime apps with Vue and nodeJS

2018-04-18 7 min read anoff
Wanting to build a simple SPA as a side project I struggled with things that might annoy a lot of newcomers that do not want to go full vanilla. Which web framework, which style library, which server framework - and more importantly how does it all work together? In this post we will put together a bunch of great tools out there to build a realtime web app with a few single lines of code. Continue reading