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Vaadin: Translation Oopsie
A deep dive into an interesting translation issue

At a client where I worked on a Vaadin application that had to be upgraded from Vaadin version 8 to version 22, we encountered an interesting issue regarding the way translations were done in the application.

22 May 2023

Regular Expressions: Tutorial
The absolute minimum amount of regex to learn

The minimum Regex one should know and still be fairly productive.

21 May 2023
regex tutorial cheat-sheet

What chart library to use in React?
A quick comparison of the most popular React Charting frameworks

The question “What chart library to use in React?” came about when I had to actually find one to introduce in a project. As suggested by a colleague, I created this blog post with the results of my research, maybe saving others from having to do the same.

17 May 2023

Java @ itenium
We've got some of the best Java Brewers in town

In the world of software development, Java has long been one of the most widely used programming languages. Its versatility and reliability make it a popular choice for a wide range of applications, from mobile apps to enterprise software systems. However, staying up-to-date with the latest trends and developments in Java can be a challenge, especially for busy development teams with tight project deadlines.

29 Apr 2023

Xamarin.Forms vs .NET MAUI

On the 8th of November 2022 .NET 7 was released, including .NET MAUI (.NET Multi-platform App UI). In this blogpost we will investigate the differences between Xamarin.Forms and its successor.

16 Apr 2023

Regular Expressions: Introduction
A regex intro so gentle it doesn't even contain a regex

You already know regex is a (very) useful skill? Skip to the Tutorial. If not, allow me to convince you…

Some people, when confronted with a problem, think ‘I know, I’ll use regular expressions.’ Now they have two problems. - Jeffrey Friedl’s Blog

Or the XKCD version:

Perl Problems

9 Apr 2023

JavaScript Testing: Jasmine to Jest
What you need to know when switching to Jest

Jasmine vs Jest

When you search “Jasmine vs Jest”, you get a lot of high level comparisons which might be helpful when you have yet to write your first test. This is no such article, this is the article that answers the question

What are the actual syntax and API differences between Jasmine and Jest?

Head to the bottom of the article for the tl;dr difference table or for the slick VSCode integration.

1 Apr 2023
tutorial testing

.NET @ itenium
.NET Magicians in the House

As we look ahead to 2023, the world of .Net development is evolving rapidly. There are several new trends that are emerging and are set to dominate the industry in the coming years.

29 Mar 2023