#120 — January 9, 2019

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React-with-Gesture: A Utility for Component-Tied Pointer Gestures — If you’ve been intimidated with setting up a touch or mouse-based gesture for your components and views, react-with-gesture promises to make it easier. The live demo is neat.

Paul Henschel

React Closes Out Dominant 2018 in HN Hiring Trends — React was the most mentioned technology in Hacker News job listings in every month of 2018.

Hacker News Hiring Trends

How Do Top Developers Deliver Video? - Download the 2018 Video Report — Hundreds of developers around the world reveal their preferred video streaming solutions.

Bitmovin sponsor

The State of the React Native Community — A brief update from the React Native core team on recent changes made to how they develop and communicate about the project.

Lorenzo Sciandra

React v16.7: No, Not The One With Hooks — A minor React release came out as we began our break for Christmas last year, but it was oriented around a (important) bugfix for React.lazy and not any new features or changes.

Andrew Clark

FBT: An Internationalization Framework from Facebook — Facebook has open sourced an internationalization framework that they’ve used internally till now. The goal is to be ‘both powerful and intuitive’. GitHub repo. Or see example usage code.


Recursive Paths with React Router“Recursive routes aren’t the most pragmatic thing in the world, but they really show off the benefits of React Router’s component based approach to routing.”

Tyler McGinnis

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📘 Tutorials & Opinion

How to Make and Test Your Own React Drag and Drop List with No Dependencies

Seif Ghezala

How to Improve Performance using Lazy Loading and Suspense — Vastly improve the performance of your React apps using both React.lazy() and Suspense.

Chidume Nnamdi

Sending Email from Your Frontend App Using MongoDB Stitch And AWS SES — Get a quick introduction to sending emails via AWS SES with MongoDB Stitch.

MongoDB sponsor

Things Dan Abramov Doesn’t Know — React core team member and the creator of Redux wants you to realize that “even your favorite developers may not know many things that you know” and shares his own list of blind spots.

Dan Abramov

How to Animate a Page Transition in React using Styled Components


5 Tips On Reducing Boilerplate in Your Redux (NGRX) App

Andrey Goncharov

🔧 Code and Tools

React Kawaii: 'Cute' React SVG Components — A library of cute (kawaii means ‘cute’ in Japanese) illustrations that are easily customizable.

Miuki Miu

React Native Chart Kit: Line, Bezier Line, Progress Ring, Bar, etc.

Oleg Berman

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create-react-blog: Create a React-Powered Blog Easily — Create a statically rendered blog while still using create-react-app-mdx, along with optional TypeScript support.

Frontend Armory

Formik 1.4.2: Build Forms in React, 'Without The Tears' — It’s not a huge release, but Formik is so great for working with forms with React that we just have to give it a shout out. GitHub repo.

Jared Palmer

react-colour-wheel: A Circular Color-Picker Component

Talor Hammond