#127 — February 27, 2019

Read on the Web

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Your weekly React news digest, every Wednesday

Progressive React: Building Faster React Apps — A guide (which starts off with a handy checklist) on building faster React apps by way of a handful of useful optimizations.

Houssein Djirdeh

Choosing React Native For Your Mobile Tech Stack — This is certainly aimed more at business folks but does a pretty thorough job at presenting the case for React Native, compares it to other toolkits (e.g. NativeScript and Flutter), explains who’s already using it, why, etc.


Full Stack & React Essentials Bootcamp — If you missed the 02/25, sign up for our 06/17 class.

Big Nerd Ranch sponsor

Is React Translated Yet? (Yes and No..) — A while back, React put out a call asking for people to help translate its documentation into other languages and it appears to be going well. Spanish, Japanese and Brazilian Portuguese readers have almost all of the core documentation ready to go.

React Project

Using Custom React Hooks to Simplify Forms — A neat (and practical!) use case for hooks - building forms in an efficient, reusable manner.

James King

A Cheatsheet for React Users Who Use TypeScript — Rounds up a variety of links, tips, and sticking points that you might encounter when working with React from TypeScript for the first time. Not new but has had a lot of updates recently.

Shawn Wang

💻 React Jobs

Senior Full Stack JavaScript Developer - Atlanta, GA (Full-Time) — Join our talented team building a cloud-based platform that’s helping some of America’s largest companies track things with RFID.

Strategic Systems

Find a Job Through Vettery — Vettery specializes in developer roles and is completely free for job seekers. Create a profile to get started.


📘 Tutorials

How to Access the Redux Store Outside a React Component“I’ll show how to access a JWT token from the Redux store, but the techniques will work with any data you might have.”

Dave Ceddia

Building iOS and Android Apps with the MongoDB Stitch React Native SDK — Create a single app that works on web, iOS, and Android using React Native and MongoDB Stitch.

MongoDB sponsor

How to Implement Runtime Environment Variables with create-react-app, Docker, and Nginx

Krunoslav Banovac

Accessibility is not a 'React Problem' — Nothing in React prevents us from building accessible web apps and the fundamentals still matter.

Leslie Cohn-Wein

React Production Deployment on Heroku — Heroku is a mature platform that continues to provide an easy way to deploy apps.

Esau Silva

🔧 Code and Tools

Ionic React Now Available in Beta — Ionic, a framework for building cross-platform hybrid mobile apps, is commonly associated with Angular but now it’s available in a React flavor too with around 70 components intended to cover the main use cases when building mobile apps.

Josh Thomas (Ionic)

Play.js: A Node and React Native IDE for iPhone and iPad — It’s on the iOS App Store and costs a few dollars.

nakiostudio s.l.

Automated Visual Testing for React Apps. Start for Free

Percy sponsor

ReactN 1.0: React, but with Built-In Global State Management

Charles Stover

Zero Server: A 'Zero Configuration' Web Framework — Build a webapp with Node, React, MDX, and more, without worrying about package management or routing.

Remote Interview, Inc.

A Bumper Collection of React Hooks — Literally links to over 500 different hooks used or offered by React projects. You’ll want Ctrl+F for this page :-)

Nik Graf