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Vue.js 3 By Example

By : John Au-Yeung
Book Image

Vue.js 3 By Example

By: John Au-Yeung

Overview of this book

With its huge ecosystem and wide adoption, Vue is one of the leading frameworks thanks to its ease of use when developing applications. However, it can get challenging for aspiring Vue.js developers to make sense of the ecosystem and build meaningful applications. This book will help you understand how you can leverage Vue effectively to develop impressive apps quickly using its latest version – Vue 3.0. The book takes an example-based approach to help you get to grips with the basics of Vue 3 and create a simple application by exploring features such as components and directives. You'll then enhance your app building skills by learning how to test the app with Jest and Vue Test Utils. As you advance, you'll understand how to write non-web apps with Vue 3, create cross-platform desktop apps with the Electron plugin, and build a multi-purpose mobile app with Vue and Ionic. You'll also be able to develop web apps with Vue 3 that interact well with GraphQL APIs. Finally, you'll build a chat app that performs real-time communication using Vue 3 and Laravel. By the end of this Vue.js book, you'll have developed the skills you need to build real-world apps using Vue 3 by working through a range of projects.
Table of Contents (10 chapters)

Chapter 4: Building a Photo Management Desktop App

So far, we have only built web applications with Vue 3. In this chapter, we will build a photo management desktop app with the Vue Electron plugin. We will learn how to easily build cross-platform desktop apps with Electron and Vue. This is useful because we can build cross-platform desktop apps without much additional effort. This will save us time and get us good results.

In this chapter, we will focus on the following topics:

  • Understanding components
  • Creating a project with Vue CLI Plugin Electron Builder
  • Adding a photo submission UI
  • Adding a photo display
  • Adding routing to the Photo Manager app
  • Using our app with photo management APIs