Development

Demystify Microsoft Viva Connections its extensibility model

August 20, 2021

Microsoft Viva Connections is a new experience to inform employees in your company and keep them engaged all from within Microsoft Teams. The nice part about Viva Connections is just a name, and you will have to brand it yourself. Meaning, it will be your experience, for your company. Another significant part of Viva Connections is the extensibility.

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#DevHack: language-specific settings in a VSCode extension

August 18, 2021

When working with Visual Studio Code and different types of languages, you might want to change some settings only for one specific language. In my case, this was what I wanted to achieve for Markdown. VSCode is my primary editor, which I use for coding and writing this article. I tried to optimize it for writing blog posts, like increase the line height, different font, and more.

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#DevHack: How to rename a file from a VSCode extension

August 16, 2021

Renaming a file is something that we do very often, but in my case, I wanted to do it from within a Visual Studio Code extension. When I first looked at the APIs and available documentation, I found the vscode.executeDocumentRenameProvider command and RenameProvider. Info Documentation from this can be found here built-in commands.

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Use environment variables in Hugo to show branch information

March 2, 2021

For the new documentation website of Doctor, I wanted to do something similar like I did for Pimp Your Own Bike to show a message depending on the version/branch of the site I am using. For the doctor documentation, I wanted to use this method to show a beta message when using the beta site (beta.

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To write code comments or not, it should not be a question

March 1, 2021

Comments, just do it. I write this post because I read a couple of articles, and messages on social platforms about stop using comments in your code. In some cases, there is good reasoning behind it, but even with this reasoning, I believe that comments are too valuable for your DEV team.

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#DevHack: Specifying what to run on Vercel dev

December 20, 2020

While developing the integration with Strava on our cycling club website, I wanted to use serverless functions to simplify the data retrieval from Strava. The website runs on Vercel, and if you’re going to test out your serverless functions locally, you will need to use Vercel its CLI. You can install the Vercel CLI by running the following command: npm i vercel -g.

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