A Foreground Service for React Native apps, with multiple headless tasks

Why can you need such a kind of service?

A common use case will be when an app is tracking a user’s location. So with the help of the Headless.js and foreground service, you can keep track of the user’s location even he has killed his app from the recent tasks, of course, if permission is given.

How to Configure a foreground service within your app?

Do these steps carefully. 👇

1. You will need to add the permission in your manifest files to keep your app running in the background service

2. Now we need to define the name of the service, its description, and the color it is going to use, as well as we need to define the service and the headless task here

So before the closing tag of…

Today, I am going to write about how we can create our own static site generator easily.

Recently, I was given a task where I had to convert an HTML website with a lot of hardcoded data. I was asked to remove it and use a data source that can be contentful or prismatic.

Writing a generator that takes your code, changes the content as a pre-requirement, and outputs the project is quite easy thanks to Node.js and file system (fs).

But to make it very easy, I have come up with a solution that is digestible for every person…

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Hi! You are here because you have been looking for a solution to detect a route change in your SPA. So, how would you detect that the page has been changed? Since there is no navigation as well as no event for the URL change in the SPA, we need to come up with our own solution and implement our own logic.

The first thing we can do is to setInterval, which will check for the previous and current URL changes after a certain interval. This is a classic way to do it. …

Lately, I have been working with eCommerce Mobile applications to treat Shopify and woo-commerce as a headless CMS. Display Projects and the ability to add to Cart and to checkout to place a successful order.

After completing the Cart, the only problem I had was making a similar checkout system that both Shopify and WordPress support. After a couple of research hours, I decided to use web view and handle checkout steps directly from the website.

We all know that Shopify supports add to cart directly from the link, So http://<You Store>.myshopify.com/cart/<varaiant Id>:<quantity> this will let you add an item…

So you have created up a great looking Electron-based app. Now you want to create an installer for it, There is a lot of articles that can help you, but in this, I am going to share my story of how I did it, and it is also for the people who are using electron and react together.

Now you need to understand 2 things, there is no way of doing it the easy way, like there is no one-click installer creator in electron that you can use, that cover all the 100% of the cases for you, some will expose your app source, or you will end up have a gigantic size of package app and will end up having your whole project including node module in the app source code, that is not what I want.

So how we do it, 2 steps for each platform, and I am going to share my journey of windows…

Learning Redux is quite complex, and implementing it over a scalable website is, so time becomes a nightmare.

It’s 2020, and for React state management, people usually go with either Redux or Context. Redux is usually being used for large applications, and Context API is mostly used for the smaller applications because of the structuring of the project.

I personally believe that state management is still a huge mess because no matter what you do, as your project Grows no matter what you used, it will become difficult to manage state and the project structure overall. …

The project need contributor, those who are willing to contribute and comment below

WOOSHOP was planned as a project for the portfolio, and I started this project almost 2 years ago, after I completed a project for my company called DFM which over react native, I wanted a project that I can show to the world since DFM project was more like an in-house app for the company and their members.

I got the inspiration when I was getting all these cool news about what is graphQL and how great it is. I was into it, I started learning graphQL…

Recently I created a Web browser-based on Javascript framework and library Electron and React.js Respectively and with Webpack. One of browser Requirement was to inject JS inside of the webview. A Javascript that runs inside of Website running inside webview.

Fortunately, this can be done by preload; a Preload is one of the parameters of Webview that let you inject Whole JS file inside of a webview rendered website. The file will then have access to all the internal browser API like window and document.

You can inject a preload file like 👇

👋, Imagine you have a proxy server, and you have been asked to create a VPN Extension, how would you do it? 😎I had to a similar task and I was asked to create a simple VPN server that will be used by our office staff, and after a bit of research I was able to create, what I hate the most is the very lack of supporting help guides for the beginners over the internet, this is the reason why I decided to write my own guide on how you can make a simple chromium-based browser’s extension.

Let’s get…

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I Describe Myself as a Polyglot ~ Tech Agnostic ~ Rockstar Software Engineer. I Specialise in Javascript-based tech stack to create fascinating applications.

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