# Gatsby Is Not Suitable For Your Web App.

I was looking for a React static HTML solution for my incoming marketing page project. Actually, I was not looking for a static website generator, more just need to generate a html file that contains react rendering result HTML, which is for SEO friendly purpose.

Read More »

AWS DevDay 2017

Attended AWS DevDay 2017 Melbourne. This is a summary of what I learned today. Keywords IoT, GreenGrass, offline/local/edge Artificial Intelligence Cloud Developer / embedded developer Serverless

Read More »

I Just Released My English Number Listening Practice App

Yes, I just released the first rough version of my English number listening practice APP: English Number Why An English Number App? I m having my NAATI class recently, it is a course that helps you practice to be an interpreter. I’m doing English-Mandarin interpreting. The practice is usually based on a dialogue conducted by an English speaker and LOTH speaker. What I will do is interesting the content from the English speaker to Mandarin and the other way around, one by one.

Read More »

Lower you expectation for Webpack’s Tree Shaking

Recently I upgrade my project from webpack1 to webpack3, one of the main highlight feature for me is Tree Shaking. Depnding on the static structure of ES6 module system, webpack is now able to get rid of unused modules from your build. That sounds very cool, but after I finished my upgrade and rebuilt my project, the decrease of the file sizes did not reflect my expectation. Why? Did I not use it right, or is it actually not working?

Read More »

My Childhood Memory: 1

I was born in a small town in the middle east of China in 1990. It was a very backward town and parts of it even remains the same for the last past 20 years. It was not big but you could find everything you need.

Read More »

Adding `skip()` and `only()` features to unittest

If you are like me, a python newbie just moved from web front-end world, you must have used Mocha before, the most commonly used test framework made by the genius TJ. skip() and only() are the two most useful features for me among all the tools that Mocha provides. So when I started to write test cases in Python using Unittest, I felt so frustrated, because there’s nothing that can do the same as the skip() and only() did for me. So I am going to teach you how to add these two features to unittest-testing in this article, but

Read More »

Using raw SQL with Flask-SQLAlchemy

This week I was using Flask-Migrate to do a database data migration. I created an empty reversion file and put my migrate script in it so that the migrate can be recorded just like the other reversion files. The only thing special about writing a migration script is you need to use raw SQL to do the database manipulation instead of using ORM model object from Flask-SQLAlchemy. The reason is that maybe at the time your script is written, your model definition in your application reflects your actual database structure, but it may change over time, and once that happens,

Read More »

Responsive Master-Detail Layout in React

I am using React with React-Router to make a SPA(Single Page Application) recently. In my setting page, I adopted the typical Master-Detail layout. It’s quite easy if you only need to make it work on desktop devices, but for small devices, you need to put extra effort into it. This article describes how I implement the Master-Detail Layout which works well on both desktop and mobile. If you just want to see the end result, check out the demo project.

Read More »