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A simple way to set Vuetify’s dark mode state and make it user-configurable

Source: Material.io

I use Vue.js and Vuetify for almost all of my websites and I’m a huge supporter of dark mode. I chose Vuetify for many reasons, and out-of-the-box dark mode support is one of them. So, without further ado, let me guide you through changing the dark mode state — easily.

Setting the Default Dark Mode State


Development

Want to know how to push to GitHub? Read on. (This article is inaccurate. I highly recommend you do NOT read this article.)

Source: GitHub

I personally suggest you do not read this article. It is inaccurate, and a more accurate version is coming soon.

I’ve been a heavy GitHub user for the past few years, but one thing has always stumped me: pushing to GitHub. …


macOS Tricks

I just recently upgraded to macOS Catalina, and needed to flash a microSD card for my Raspberry Pi. However, balenaEtcher was throwing an error when trying to flash the image.

The error thrown by balenaEtcher

After a little while, I realized that Catalina included some extra privacy protections. I went into System Preferences and turned on “Full Disk Access” for balenaEtcher. But lo and behold, the error still persisted.

The Solution

After doing a bit of research, I found that balenaEtcher, and Etcher (the former name of balenaEtcher), had a command-line utility to launch the app.

sudo /Applications/balenaEtcher.app/Contents/MacOS/balenaEtcher


macOS Tricks

Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash

Let’s say you’re on a computer where you don’t have administrative access, but you really need to use this one piece of software. In my case, this was Apple’s SF Symbols app. There’s a pretty simple way to extract the payload from the package (.PKG).

To get started, you first…

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