#​360 — November 1, 2023

Read on the Web

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Next.js 14 Released — Unveiled at last week’s Next.js Conf, Next 14 caused a disproportionate amount of discussion on social media over relatively small changes, mostly surrounding Server Actions being declared stable and the style of development they make possible. The Turbopack bundler is now much faster than before, and a partial prerendering feature is previewed, allowing for dynamic and personalized responses while maintaining the speed of an initially static response.

Lee Robinson and Tim Neutkens

💡 If you're looking to learn Next.js from scratch, Vercel has also overhauled its Learn Next.js course with the latest features introduced over the past year.

🙋 Take the State of React Survey 2023 — From the same folks as the State of JavaScript survey comes an all new React-specific outing. As with their other surveys, you get to both test your knowledge while also providing useful data that’s aggregated to help both React's developers and folks working on libraries and the broader ecosystem focus on the right priorities.


Auth, Built for Devs by Devs — The best frontend language deserves the best auth service. Add MFA, SSO, biometrics and advanced threat detection with just a few clicks. Find out for yourself using our easy React quickstart guide.

FusionAuth sponsor

Docusaurus 3.0: Meta's Static Site GeneratorDocusaurus is a popular React-powered tool aimed at building documentation sites in particular, though it can handle more general sites too. Folks like Supabase, Redux and Temporal use it for their doc sites. v3 features an upgrade to MDX v3, React 18, Mermaid v10, and essentially modernizes everything.

Sébastien Lorber

Why I Won't Use Next.js — Kent explains in detail why he has chosen Remix over Next.js. The reasoning is more nuanced than the title might imply but focuses around Remix relying more on the web platform and not being as closely aligned with a commercial platform. Lee Robinson, VP of Developer Experience at Vercel, wrote a thoughtful response with ‘Why I’m Using Next.js.’

Kent C. Dodds

📰 Classifieds

🚀Open-Source Data Observability: Streamdal is a tail -f for your data with a UI. Powered by React Flow!

💻 Hired makes job hunting easy-instead of chasing recruiters, companies approach you with salary details up front. Create a free profile now.

An Intro to Building Game UIs with React — React is not often what springs to mind when considering game development. However, this article makes a good case for changing that perception, particularly when it comes to user interaction. (Note that it’s more a high level introduction to the idea, not a practical tutorial.)

Adam Madojemu

Can Next.js Handle 5000 Pages? — Christian set out to push both Next.js and AWS Amplify hard. A good read.

Christian Nwamba

Builder.io Impressions from a React Developer
Jonathan Chaffer

🛠 Code and Tools

Reactime 22.0: A Time Travel Debugger for React-Based AppsReactime is a Chrome extension that lets you ‘rewind time’ for your stateful React components, and is now compatible with Next.js and Remix apps too.

Kelvin Mirhan et al.

Remix ❤️ Vite: Remix v2.2 Gets (Unstable) Vite Support — If you found Remix’s compilation opaque before, you'll love this: “With Vite, Remix is no longer a compiler. Remix itself is just a Vite plugin.” This post tells the full story, and to confirm the budding relationship, Remix has become a gold sponsor of Vite, too.

Cattori and Dalgleish (Remix)

Wasting Time and Budget Interviewing the Wrong Candidates? — Or worse—wrong hire for a critical role? It doesn’t have to be that way—placement services customized to what you need.

Test Double sponsor

Announcing Material React Table v2 — This brings this library much closer back to the TanStack Table foundation upon which it’s built, with the introduction of the useMaterialReactTable hook and other features and improvements.

Kevin Van Cott

Tweet Card: A Card to Display a Tweet in a Page — A card that displays a tweet with the author’s name, handle, and profile picture, within a React app.

Magic UI

React Slideshow 4.3: A Slideshow Component — Now supporting both horizontal and vertical slideshows with fade and zoom effects in addition. There’s a playground where you can give it a spin.

Femi Oladeji