Episode 10

VoV 010: “Vue Libraries, Open Source, Meetups” with Eduardo San Martin Morote


May 8th, 2018

1 hr 24 mins 42 secs

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  • Divya Sasidharan
  • Chris Fritz

Special Guests: Eduardo San Martin Morote

In this episode of Views on Vue, the panelists discuss “Vue Libraries, Open Source, Meetups” with Eduardo San Martin Morote. Eduardo is a freelance developer, a core team member of Vue.js, and loves contributing to open source. They talk about his many different open source component libraries, such as Vue-Coerce-Props and Vue-promised. They also touch on the use of templates versus using render functions and the difference between libraries and apps.

In particular, we dive pretty deep on:

  • Eduardo intro
  • What’s the story behind the username “posva”?
  • Distributing component libraries
  • Vue-mdl
  • What is a component library?
  • What does mdl stand for?
  • Libraries with buttons, modules, checkboxes, etc.
  • Vuetify
  • What other kind of community projects have you been working on?
  • Vue-Coerce-Props
  • What is coerce?
  • Vue-promised
  • Where is a situation where you would use Vue-promised?
  • How did you come about to want to create Vue-promised?
  • JavaScript
  • He doesn’t use a template, he just uses render functions
  • Jest
  • Building components to build other libraries of components
  • What are advantages to using templates over render functions?
  • When building applications, he always uses templates
  • What’s the difference between libraries and apps?
  • And much, much more!