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Gergely Nemeth
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6 Quick Tips to Build Your Blog From Scratch

Are you interested in building your blog from scratch? These quick tips may help:

  1. Ship it as a static site. If you don't have to host Node.js/PHP/etc, fewer things can go wrong. You don't want to be paged because your personal blog went down.

  2. Instead of depending on Share buttons for Twitter of Facebook, use their share URLs. Because no additional JavaScript will be included on your site, page load times will improve.

  3. Leverage Cloudflare Workers if you had a blog before, and you want to change the URL structure. Cloudflare Workers provide extreme flexibility and adding Permanent Redirects with them takes only a few minutes.

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11 Tips That Make You a Better Typescript Programmer

1 Think in {Set}

Type is an everyday concept to programmers, but it’s surprisingly difficult to define it succinctly. I find it helpful to use Set as a conceptual model instead.

#2 Understand declared type and narrowed type

One extremely powerful typescript feature is automatic type narrowing based on control flow. This means a variable has two types associated with it at any specific point of code location: a declaration type and a narrowed type.

#3 Use discriminated union instead of optional fields


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