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The Brilliance of SvelteJS Stores

The Brilliance of SvelteJS Stores

One of the (in my opinion) most useful components of the Svelte library is that of “stores”. You can read the official documentation here, but in short, a Store is a reactive object in which you “subscribe” to state changes from any component inside your application. Furthermore, stores can be “derived”. Eg a stores value can be based on the value of one or more other store instances. For me however, things get really interesting with the creation of “custom” stores.

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June 13, 2021
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feedarmy
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sveltejs
Why I Chose Svelte

Why I Chose Svelte

It had been years since being fully immersed in the “frontend” realm as the majority of my professional career had always leaned towards server side, backend and infrastructure roles. A lingering pain point that I had been “putting off”. But I knew if I wanted Feed Army to be in any way successful, it would need a pretty sharp UI. The hurdle of course being that my last forays into the “new” frontend developments were just not at all enjoyable.

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June 4, 2021
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feedarmy
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sveltejs
Feed Army

Feed Army

#UPDATE: 9 May — we are having issues connecting with Instagram at this stage in the production environment. My apologies as I deal with Facebook to rectify error. Connect up with Twitter as they know what they are doing… Having been originally frustrated with Instagrams' user experience and your common web browser, I researched what available browser based extensions or services were available to aggregate my own personal social media feeds.

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May 1, 2021
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feedarmy
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go
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sveltejs
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tailwind