#​373 — February 7, 2024

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Storybook 8 Beta Released — It might be a beta but the folks at Storybook are keen for you to get going. The latest update to the popular UI component workshop presents React developers with benefits including much faster startup times, React Server Components support, as well as Vite 5 and Lit 3 support.

Michael Shilman (Storybook)

Remix Takes on Next.js in 'Battle' of the React FrameworksRemix is a still-rising JavaScript framework and is a viable alternative to Next.js in many cases. Its origins go back a decade, and in this interview with Remix CEO Michael Jackson, its past is discussed as well as what the future may hold.

Richard MacManus (The New Stack)

Learn Advanced JavaScript Performance Optimization — Garbage collection, memory profiling, data structures like sets and arrays, and event loop management. Learn performance-driven programming, preparing you to write blazingly fast and efficient code!

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▶  Dan Abramov Speaks — Dan needs no introduction, but in this recent podcast episode he spoke about his time on the React core team, thoughts on React Server Components, and the continuing evolution of the ecosystem. Fingers crossed for a full transcript soon.

Tejas Kumar (LogRocket Podcast)


▶  Five Application Killing React 'Anti-Patterns' — Jack asked his viewers to submit ways that bad practices and anti-patterns had popped up in their apps. He goes over some here and suggests some countermeasures and mitigations. (13 minutes.)

Jack Herrington

How to Stream Files from Next.js Route Handlers
Eric Burel

🛠  Code, Tools & Libraries

React Datepicker 6.0: A Simple Date Picker Component — Can you ever recall seeing so many examples on a homepage? More libraries should do this!


Wasp: A Rails-Like Framework for React, Node and Prisma — Presents itself as what you might call an everything included framework – thought has been given to auth, deployment, background jobs, and more. There’s a lot to like, especially with the release of the ‘Open SaaS’ SaaS starter app that gets you a few steps down the road to building an app in mere minutes.

Wasp, Inc.

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React Pro Sidebar 1.1: Customizable Side Navigation Components — A sidebar solution which comes with a solid live demo and Storybook.

Mohamed Azouaoui

MDXEditor 2: A Rich Markdown Editor Component — Perhaps best known for React Virtuoso, Petyo unveiled a Lexical-powered Markdown editor for React apps last year, and it’s reached v2.0, which makes plugins easier to build and upgrades several dependencies. The live demo shows off what you need to see.

Petyo Ivanov