Trunk Based Development

Trunk Based Development

Trunk Based Development is the best way to work with teams to build software. TBD means teams work on a single main branch (like the trunk of a tree), and changes are integrated back into that main branch as soon as possible.

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Ryan Bethel
6 mins to read

Shadow DOM: Not by Default

Shadow DOM: Not by Default

Why doesn't Enhance advocate for diving straight into the shadow DOM and how could you even write web components without using the shadow DOM?

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Simon MacDonald
7 mins to read

Animating Enhance Movies

Animating Enhance Movies

In this article, we’ll walk through how the animations in our Enhance Movies app are designed and built, with the hopes of giving those new to CSS animations a little inspiration.

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Cole Peters
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Introducing Enhance Movies

Introducing Enhance Movies

We are excited to present our non-trivial learning application, Enhance Movies, designed to highlight the exceptional web development experience you get from Enhance. With a strong focus on simplicity, performance, progressive enhancement, and offline local development capabilities, this application is set to transform your understanding of what can be done by focusing on the web platform.

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Simon MacDonald
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TypeScript: YAGNI

TypeScript: YAGNI

TypeScript! What is it good for? I wouldn’t go as far as to say “absolutely nothing” like the song. I’m not trying to start a war here.

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Simon MacDonald
6 mins to read

Air Quality App with Enhance

Air Quality App with Enhance

Use built-in Enhance features to fetch and cache air quality data from the US EPA to be displayed as HTML custom elements. All super fast!

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Taylor Beseda
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Progressively Enhancing Components: The Enhance Way

Progressively Enhancing Components: The Enhance Way

When building applications with Enhance, we start with working HTML and then look for ways to progressively enhance the user's enjoyment by using JavaScript.

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Simon MacDonald
5 mins to read

Managing your Begin tokens

Managing your Begin tokens

Begin now supports token management and issuing personal access tokens

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Ryan Block
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Announcing Begin teams

Announcing Begin teams

Begin now supports multiple collaborators for each application with the `begin team` command

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Ryan Block
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Building a Design Portfolio with Enhance

Building a Design Portfolio with Enhance

Cole goes on a deep dive through our new design portfolio example, and demonstrates how a little HTML and CSS can go a very long way in 2023.

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Cole Peters
15 mins to read

OAuth Authentication

OAuth Authentication

With more services come more passwords and usernames to keep track of. OAuth lets users authenticate to a new service using a previously established identity on another service.

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Ryan Bethel
8 mins to read

Authentication with Magic links

Authentication with Magic links

Authenticating with only an email or phone number can simplify the process significantly. This post demonstrates how to use these Magic links with Enhance.

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Ryan Bethel
4 mins to read

Tested: Database Providers on Lambda

Tested: Database Providers on Lambda

Third party database providers speed-tested on AWS Lambda. Compare performance with DynamoDB in real time with our sample application.

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Taylor Beseda
3 mins to read

Verify email and phone for new accounts

Verify email and phone for new accounts

Verify a phone number or email address as a method for account recovery

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Ryan Bethel
10 mins to read

Region Support for Begin.com

Region Support for Begin.com

Rolling out support to sixteen regions.

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Simon MacDonald
2 mins to read

Authentication for a Username and Password flow

Authentication for a Username and Password flow

Build a username password authentication flow for an Enhance app

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Ryan Bethel
7 mins to read

Mastodon Link Verification in the Enhance Blog Template

Mastodon Link Verification in the Enhance Blog Template

Profile link verification on Mastodon is very different to the now demonized blue check mark on Twitter. Since document based verification is not possible without a central authority Mastodon provides you with a way to cross reference links in your profile to prove you are the real owner of those resources.

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Simon MacDonald
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Introducing Enhance Styles 5.0

Introducing Enhance Styles 5.0

Today, we’re excited to announce the release of Enhance Styles 5.0, a major upgrade to the configurable styling library included with all Enhance projects.

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Cole Peters
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Why you should roll your own auth

Why you should roll your own auth

Conventional wisdom states that rolling your own authentication system can be a significant undertaking that requires a lot of expertise in security and web development. In most cases, using a third-party authentication service is better than trying to build your own from scratch. However, there are some cases where rolling your own auth may be beneficial.

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Simon MacDonald
2 mins to read

Introducing Themes for the Enhance Blog Template

Introducing Themes for the Enhance Blog Template

Today, we’re shipping a small but exciting update to our Enhance blog template, in the form of a new starter theme and the ability to quickly switch between themes via a single line of code.

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Cole Peters
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