Technology

Frameworks, libraries, interesting new releases in the world of tech and programming. If this sounds good to you, you're in the right place. Any new tech you want us to try out and review? Let us know!

Build a serverless Prisma API for Vercel (example included!)

Do you have a great idea but aren’t well versed in SQL and don’t want to break the bank with a server and database? Then this guide is for you! You can set up a serverless API with Prisma and host it on Vercel for free. I’ve never been great with APIs. I work on […]

Leonardo
Jan 20, 2021

Animating page transitions in Next.js for Capacitor

Capacitor is a fantastic solution to running web apps as native. Unfortunately it can also be quite hard to give your front-end that extra polish to make it look truly native. In this article we’ll go over implementing page transitions in Capacitor and Next.js If you’re reading this I’m going to assume you’ve managed to […]

Leonardo
Dec 18, 2020

The One Font Pairing Tool You Need: Why We Love fontjoy.com

Font pairing is a skill almost every kind of designer will have to use at some stage. But a lot of us weren’t specifically trained in typography! So where do you start? Thankfully, Jack Qiao’s fantastic AI-powered font pairing tool fontjoy.com is a wealth of free inspo for amateurs and professionals alike. How Do You […]

Evie
Dec 16, 2020

How to return a 404 error in getServerSideProps with Next.js

After a lot of misunderstandings and frustration with the documentation on the Next.js docs I decided it might be worth explaining how to properly return a 404 error in getServerSideProps with Next.js. What’s the problem with Next.js and its error pages? If you’re reading this you’re probably aware that Next.js has a fairly clear page […]

Leonardo
Oct 25, 2020

Getting started with Capacitor using Next.js on iOS

We previously talked about how to get started with Next.js on Android. In that article though we had to skip over iOS setup as we didn’t have access to a Mac. This week I finally got my hands on a Mac mini, so I spent a couple days troubleshooting problems with Next.js and Capacitor on […]

Leonardo
Oct 20, 2020

How to Name an App or Brand – a writer’s advice

When naming your product, app or business, we know that short and snappy is best. But what next? How do you narrow down your options to something that’s not just easy to say and iconise but gives the right feeling?

Evie
Oct 11, 2020