If you look at the last few releases of Laravel (i.e. adding Vue as the default JS framework and adding Laravel Mix, a Webpack API), it’s clear that Taylor Otwell and co intended for Laravel to stay relevant in the world of single page apps.
In other news, we have two interesting articles on testing Vue.js. Dryden Williams gives us the lowdown on unit-testing, and Chris Hager demos how to test Vue.js plugins and extensions by creating Vue.js instances.
There’s also an interesting interview with Evan You, the creator of Vue.js. Read up on his humble beginnings here, along with other great articles this week.
Many people are surprised to learn that Vue.js has mostly been the product of one developer, Evan You. Vivian Cromwell interviews You, tracing his unassuming journey from working on Google and Meteor to the surprising success of Vue.js.
Filters are an interesting way to deal with data rendering in Vue, but they’re only useful in select cases. The first thing to understand about filters is that they don’t transform the data - only the output that the user sees.