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Using Native Fetch With AlpineJs

February 28, 2021
10 min. read
One of the most common web app patterns involves collecting data from a form and submitting it to a REST API or, the opposite, populating a form from data originating from a REST API. This pattern can easily be achieved in Alpinejs using the native javascript Fetch Api. As a bonus, I describe the fetch async version at the end of the article.

Cross-component Communication Patterns in AlpineJs

February 2, 2021
9 min. read
One of the most frequent requirements when writing AlpineJs components is the communication between them. There are various strategies for how to tackle this problem. This article describes the four most common patterns that help pass information between different Alpinejs components.

Developing AlpineJs Apps Similar to Vue's Composition API

December 30, 2020
7 min. read
Vue’s primary motivation behind the introduction of Composition API was a cost-free mechanism for reusing logic between multiple components or apps. Is there a way to use that approach for AlpineJs without sacrificing its simplicity?

Introducing AlpineJs. The Ideal jQuery Replacement

November 15, 2020
6 min. read
Most uncomplicated today web sites, like this blog, for example, or a landing page, do not need extensive javascript frameworks with complicated build steps. The Alpine.js framework is a drop-in library that replaces the jQuery query-based (imperative) approach with the tailwindcss-inspired declarative approach on the DOM using a familiar Vue-like syntax.

Developing a Netlify Contact Form using Alpine.js

October 31, 2020
7 min. read
The most common request to a simple landing or a simple company web page is to provide a simple contact form. Let’s describe how to add to your static website a Netlify form and make it work with Alpine.js.