Tag: REACT

Readings for Lunch — [ 21 Nov 2017 ]

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Greenwich Park and Canary Wharf – Uberto Barbini (source)

REACT

Making The DOM Declarative

A funny talk by Michael Jackson about building UIs declaratively with React, as compared with imperative methods used in jQuery et al. (like appendTo and addEventListener) to directly manipulate the DOM trees and adding events to them.

ART

The Toxic 'Blank Spots' of Niagara Falls

Visual storyteller Ariel Aberg-Riger dives into the promises of Niagara Falls, New York’s Chemical Age, and the destruction it has left behind.

Readings for Lunch — [ 10 Nov 2017 ]

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About the false velocity of “quick fixes”. (source)

REACT

Simple React patterns

"I've been writing React applications for a few years now, and I've noticed that some patterns tend to repeat themselves.
In this post, I'll review these patterns which will summarize about 99% of the React code I write every day…"

MICROSERVICES

Distributed transactions: the icebergs of Microservices

Why are distributed transactions icebergs?
It’s not because they’re cool and beautiful and you have to look under the surface to comprehend them.

Readings for Lunch — [ 06 Oct 2017 ]

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If every European secession movement succeeded
(The Balkanization of Europe) (source)

REACT

Lessons from migrating a large codebase to React 16

Discord just launched our React 16 based app and wanted to share the experience and some tips they learned along the way.

OOP

Less – The path to better design

Blast from the past: Sandy Metz (one of the heroes of yours truly) about Design,
what it means in OOP and why it’s important to keep it simple.

Readings for Lunch — [ 06 Oct 2017 ]

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If every European secession movement succeeded
(The Balkanization of Europe) (source)

REACT

Lessons from migrating a large codebase to React 16

Discord just launched our React 16 based app and wanted to share the experience and some tips they learned along the way.

OOP

Less – The path to better design

Blast from the past: Sandy Metz (one of the heroes of yours truly) about Design,
what it means in OOP and why it’s important to keep it simple.

Readings for Lunch — [ 11 Sep 2017 ]

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The evolution of data storage (source)

REACT

How we built our React Native app

"Last year we launched our PWA with an aim to improve the experience of our users on slow and inconsistent network connections."

PERFORMANCE

Optimizing web servers for high throughput and low latency

This is an expanded version of a talk at NginxConf 2017. An SRE on the Dropbox Traffic Team, is responsible for their Edge network: its reliability, performance, and efficiency.

Readings for Lunch — [ 03 Jul 2017 ]

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Glitters at Glastonbury – Yui Mok/PA Wire

REACT

Single Responsibility Components: Object-Oriented Design in React

In this short video-episode, Glen Maddern shows how one idea from OO—The Single Responsibility Principle—can help us design and extract (read: refactor) more readable, reusable, and maintainable React components.

REACT

Refactoring ReactJS Components (guided by tests)

In this screencast Jack Franklin looks at a React component that needs refactoring and splitting up, and refactor it whilst using and updating the tests to ensure all functionality is working.

Readings for Lunch — [ 29 Jun 2017 ]

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Things can get pretty existential on the NYC subway 🙂 (source)

REACT

Creating truly universal React component systems

Creating truly universal React components that can be rendered on the web and in React Native is hard. Can Styled Components + React Primitives be the answer?

JAVASCRIPT

What Do I Need to Know to Ace a JavaScript Interview?

A list of resources that cover some of the important concepts a JavaScript developer should know. Pretty handy 🙂

Readings for Lunch — [ 26 Apr 2017 ]

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Queen's House – Golden ratio by Marcello Teodori (source)

REACT

Painting with code

Introducing Airbnb new open source library React Sketch.app, a tool they built to help bridge the gap between designers and engineers working on design systems at scale.

CAREER

Software developers after 40 who are still coding

The median U.S. worker is 42.
However, StackOverflow’s survey on age shows that there are just about 13% of developers after 40.
nIs software development really a dead end job after 40?