Jacob Price

I am a web developer specialising in using PHP (esp Laravel 😍), Python 🐍 and Javascript technologies. I make personal things (and protoype for clients) at JPlabs.tech, I spend some time running Wild Rocket Dev Studio (some client work), a keen VR player/maker and a blatent user of too many Emoji's 👊

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VueJS is my frontend Javascript framework of choice. Cordova is my mobile prototyping framework of choice. Today, I wanted to see if I could quickly take a web app I was working on, and make it into a web application super quick.

Everything was awesome until I hit this:

Build complete.

Tip: built files are meant to be served over an HTTP server.
Opening index.html over file:// won't work.

Bugger! Don't worry - I found the issue, and have a really quick fix!

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Recently, I've been wondering how developers stress test web systems after needing to stress test a system myself. My requirements, I thought, were not that unique:

  • Be able to record "user stories(?)" so the system can be tested under realistic conditions
  • Be able to be scaled up to a specific amount of "users"
  • Use a REAL BROWSER so javascript can be tested
  • Report page load times, which can be corroborated to other analytics such as server render time

It wasn't simple, and I've ended up rolling my own!

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BHB - The Finished MVP
Apr 17, 2017 20:04

Its been a busy 4 days.

I've gone from Idea to MVP over this Easter bank holiday. My Diary idea (Read my first post about the idea here) has gone from ideas on a trello board, to a system where I am nearly happy for real people to use.

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Today has been a fun day - I've managed to really get a great deal done! The previous two days were productive as I managed to get a basic prototype built out (you can view that here) but I needed to get an actual design actually designed and made, as well as start looking at how I was going to manage users.

Its amazing how much you can get done in 8 hours - from a drawing to working code!

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BHB - Progress!
Apr 15, 2017 11:04

Work has progressed after yesterdays start - and I have managed to get quite a lot done this morning!

Read more to find out what - and even a cheeky pic of my MVP design!

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