#110 — October 17, 2018

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react status

Evergreen: A React UI Framework — A suite of polished React components from basic layout primitives like buttons and text inputs to menus, side sheets and tables. Version 4 came out earlier this week with a significant number of updates.


Avoiding Unnecessary Renders with React Context — Before you replace Redux’s <provider> component with React’s new context API, there’s a thing or two that you should know about performance.

James K Nelson

Use the Powerful Ext JS Grid for Your React Apps — A grid can be one of the most frustrating UI components to build as part of your app development process. View our interactive grid examples & see why development teams are choosing to integrate our Ext JS component library with their React apps.

SENCHA sponsor

▶  What’s New in Create React App 2.0: A Video SeriesCreate React App 2.0 is only two weeks old, but Elijah Manor has already put together a set of handy, brief videos on using it for egghead.io.

Elijah Manor

▶  Why I No Longer Use Redux with React — Ben Awad, well known for his React tutorials on YouTube, explains why he no longer uses Redux and what he does instead.

Ben Awad

styled-components v4 Released — Use ES6’s tagged template literals to elegantly write CSS right in your JavaScript to style your components. v4 is smaller, faster, and has full React 16 StrictMode compliance.

Evan Jacobs

Why React 16 Is a Blessing to React Developers

Harsh Makadia

💻 React Jobs

Work on Uber's Open Source Design Language — We're developing Base UI, a new React component library for web applications at Uber and beyond. Join our team.


Join Our Career Marketplace & Get Matched With A Job You Love — Through Hired, software engineers have transparency into salary offers, competing opportunities, and job details.


📘 Tutorials

Creating a Photo Sharing App with React Native — How to create a live photo sharing app using Node.js, React Native and Imgur.

Wern Ancheta

Profiling React Components with the User Timing API — Profiling your React components may be the most important thing you can do to improve performance.

Blanca Mendizábal Perelló

Creating a Web Application Using MongoDB Stitch and AWS S3 to Store Images

MongoDB sponsor

Setting Up a React App from Scratch — What’s involved if you don’t want to use boilerplate or tools like Create React App.

Adam Ramberg

Unit Testing Redux Actions, Reducers and Epics with Jest

Arron Harden

Rendering ASCII Chord Charts with React — A quick look at how to use React to generate ASCII-based guitar chord charts.

Pete Corey

🔧 Code and Tools

React Tabulator: An Advanced Table Library with Many Useful Features

Duc Ng

React Numpad: A Numeric Pad-Style Control for Numbers, Dates, and Times — You might need to see the demo to get the idea here.

Pietro Ghezzi

Say Goodbye to Bad Data with Protocols — Prevent data that doesn’t match your spec from ever hitting your analytics or marketing tools.

Segment sponsor

React Router 4.4.0 Beta 2 Released — 4.4 is promising to be a key release.

React Training

Styled Map: A Simpler Way to Map Props to Styles with Styled Components

Scott Michael

React Mock: Declarative Mocks for React State and Global APIs

Ovidiu Cherecheș