• Adonis.js presentation at Rithm School

    Dec 1, 2017 - Connor Leech

    I recently gave a presentation at Rithm School about how to get started with Adonis.js. Adonis is a web framework inspired by Laravel that aims to make developers more productive.

  • Build a shopping cart with Vue.js and Element UI (no Vuex)

    Oct 8, 2017 - Connor Leech

    In this tutorial we build a shopping cart with straight up Vue 2 (no Vuex) and style it using the Element UI vue component toolkit.

  • Generate a static markdown blog using Vuelog

    Oct 3, 2017 - Connor Leech

    This post outlines how to build a blog site using Vue.js and the Vuelog project. There are a ton of static site generators out there but not so many using Vue.js. By the end of the post you'll have generated a blog that can be hosted on Github Pages or Amazon S3 for free.

  • JS Interview Prep - Recursion

    Sep 18, 2017 - Connor Leech

    This post originally featured on provides runnable JS code samples for recursion questions. Perfect for interview prep

  • Build a shopping cart with Vue 2 and Vuex

    Sep 15, 2017 - Connor Leech

    This tutorial goes through building out a shopping cart application with Vue.js and state management using Vuex. Users can browse products, add products to cart and view the total cost of their order. We set up routing using vue-router.

  • How to process payments with Node.js, Vue 2 and Stripe

    Aug 19, 2017 - Connor Leech

    This post goes through building a website for selling products. We set up a Vue client side application and Node.js server side app. The apps use Stripe Javascript libraries for payment processing. We deploy the static app to Amazon S3 and deploy the server to the cloud using Heroku

  • Build Google Maps Typeahead Functionality with Vue.js and Laravel 5.3

    Dec 28, 2016 - Connor Leech

    Use the Google Places API to prepopulate an address side on the client side and integrate it into a Laravel/Vue.js application

  • Building a feature complete bookmarking app with Vue.js, Express and Sequelize ORM

    Nov 2, 2016 - Connor Leech

    This tutorial walks through building a Node.js, MySQL and front-end framework (Vue.js) application. Client side code is bundled with webpack.

  • Create a custom blog theme with Hexo.js

    Dec 16, 2015 - Connor Leech

    Tutorial going through building a custom theme for Hexo -- a Node.js powered static site generator

  • Handle authentication with Node, Angular and Stormpath

    Nov 30, 2015 - Connor Leech

    In this tutorial we use Stormpath managed authentication service provider to handle authentication for our Node.js powered app. Stormpath has since been acquired by Okta and their API is shutting down soon. Pour one out for the homies..