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    Testing a Svelte app with Jest

    In this tutorial, I will go through using Svelte with Vite, and show you how to test a complete app with Jest. I will be using JavaScript, but I will mention the extra steps you need to take if you want to use TypeScript instead.

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    VS Code: You don't need that extension part 2

    VS Code has builtin features and settings that ably do the work of many popular extensions. Take a look, you may not need that extension!

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    VS Code - Quickly increment and decrement numeric values with keyboard shortcuts

    When you are building websites, sometimes you need to experiment with values to get things just right. Browser devtools enable you to increment and decrement numeric values with keyboard shortcuts, wouldn't it be nice to have this in VS Code too?

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    Automatically change your wallpaper on Linux

    Having a beautiful wallpaper (desktop image) can boost your work environment aesthetic. Let's set up a job to automatically change the wallpaper to keep things looking *fresh*!

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    Setting up your own online store? Here's a breakdown of the transaction fees charged by payment services

    Before you start selling, it pays to know how much you will make on each sale. If you sell something for €1 or €100, fees will impact your profits differently. Understanding fees at different price points can help you decide what to sell.

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