Hello, I'm Stanko, a software engineer in Belgrade, writing mostly about JavaScript and React.

Setting up Webpack, Babel and React from scratch - Part 3

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Part three - also the last part

Other parts:

  • Part 1 - Webpack, Babel, React, Router, ESLint
  • Part 2 - SASS, more ES6 goodness (Static props, decorators, deconstruction…)
  • Part 3 - Where to go from here

Where to go from here

I really wanted to continue this series, but unfortunately whole JavaScript / Node community is moving so fast, that I found really hard to keep these tutorials up to date. Webpack 2 and React Hot Loader 3 are on the horizon. Some package versions break the other ones. Usual JavaScript business :)

So I’ll leave you with a link or two below.

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Another web development awesome list

Update November 2017

Unfortunately, I’m not maintaining this repo anymore. Still, there are couple of really useful links on it.


People are making awesome lists on the Git these days.

I’m spamming our company’s slack dev channel, and someone suggested to put all of those links in one place. So I created one awesome list as well.

Awesome web development

Feel free to contribute!

My two cents on the new MacBook Pro

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After the recent Apple keynote, it seems that community is not happy with the new MacBook Pro. Well, I’m not either.

As for iPhone/iPad, those are toys, I could use pretty much any other modern smartphone/tablet. But MBP is my working horse, and I was always saying that it doesn’t matter how much it costs, I would always get it.

Things have changed…

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Setting up Travis, Jekyll and GitHub pages

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Update, November 2017

I don’t use this setup anymore, it might be outdated, proceed with caution.

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As I already mentioned, GitHub pages do not work with the Jekyll plugins. It is a security measure. So I researched it a bit, and colleague of mine proposed a simple solution - Travis CI.

There is a great repo with instructions how to set everything up - jekyll-travis. But few steps are kinda confusing, and it took me 10 failed builds to make it work. So I’ll try to help you with those.

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Blog redesign and new features

As you probably noticed I redesigned my blog and added some new features. This is a list of the new stuff.

  • New design
  • Category pages
  • Comments
  • Search
  • Reading time
  • Share buttons
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