Episode 13: DevTools: The Good, Bad and Ugly

Enjoy the Vue

Today is a panelists episode and they are digging into the topic of Vue Devtools. For people wondering what’s the point of UX mutations, this is the whole point. There is so much the panellists are learning from each other today with tricks and shortcuts. Be prepared to have your mind blown like they did!

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Show Notes

[00:01:00] Chris gets right into business and explains what Vue Devtools are.

[00:05:51] Ben explains the “EventBus” in Devtools and what kinds of events it tracks.

[00:06:47] Ari talks about the “Vuex tabs” since that’s the tab she spends the most time in. There are two panels that she explains about.

[00:12:07] Chris blows everyone’s mind by telling them a feature that a lot of people don’t know about by clicking on the components tree and inspecting. Listen here to have your mind blown! It’s a game changer!

[00:18:39] Ben explains a “console log” trick he’s learned recently if you ever have trouble unpacking an object. This trick he talks about allows you to do it in a dropdown manner.

[00:21:34] Chris asks everyone what kinds of tricks or tools they use when they are troubleshooting by themselves.

[00:28:07] Tessa mentions something pretty cool and useful about how you can activate Vue Devtools on the production version of a website.

Picks of the week:
[00:33:34] Chris has two picks: “Half-Life: Alyx,” a virtual reality game series and a cartoon series called, “Steven Universe Future.”
[00:36:48] Ben has three picks: VS Codes Live Share, a tv show on Netflix called, “Ugly Delicious,” and a game called, “Don’t Starve Together.”
[00:38:22] Chris decides he has one more pick☺, “Drawful 2,” which is a great game to play remotely with friends, found on STEAM and it’s FREE!!!!
[00:39:13] Tessa has two picks: She suggests taking classes with a friend. She is currently doing an online tarot class with a friend which is a fun way to keep in touch and she suggests going to watch a professional photo shoot in “Animal Crossing” that Jessica Kobeissi, put together on YouTube.
[00:40:11] Ari has two picks: a song called, “Since You Asked Kindly,” by the band, “BadBadNotGood,” and a series on Hulu called, “The Last Man on Earth.”

Resources mentioned
Vue.js Devtools
“Steven Universe Future”
VS Code Live Share
“Ugly Delicious”
“Don’t Starve Together”
“Drawful 2”
4 Best Tarot Card Courses
“Animal Crossing” Photoshoot with Jessica Kobeissi
“Since You Asked Kindly,” by BadBadNotGood
“The Last Man on Earth”


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