#79 — March 16, 2018

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React Status

A comprehensive guide to learning React in action

A Comprehensive Guide to Learning React in 2018 — A classic, interactive ‘from scratch’ tutorial that’s just been upgraded to React 16.3 standards.

Tyler McGinnis

▶  Wes Bos on How React's New Context API Works — Wes quickly covers how React’s new Context API is useful and when you may want to consider using it in his inimitably practical style.

Wes Bos

New Course: REST & GraphQL API Design in Node.js, v2 — Create an API from the ground up using Node.js, Express and MongoDB. In this course, you'll build a production-ready REST API, and migrate it over to GraphQL.

Frontend Masters sponsor

▶  React 16: Fiber and Beyond — A chat with Andrew Clark of the React core team about some of React’s history, plus some of the new exciting things in React 16 and beyond.

The Web Platform Podcast

Try Out New Goodies in the Latest Alpha of React 16.3 — Such as the React.forwardRef API and create-subscription feature.

Brian Vaughn on Twitter

🛠  Tutorials & Tips

The Minimal React, Webpack 4 and Babel Setup — Now that Webpack 4 is here, this may be more useful.

Robin Wieruch

Understanding React Higher-Order Components by Example

Trey Huffine

How to Build a GitHub Bot with PhantomJS, React, and Serverless Framework — A look at building a bot using the Serverless framework and AWS.

Pavel Vlasov

▶  Getting Started with Kendo UI and React: Video Tutorial

Progress Kendo UI sponsor

▶  How to Make a Contact Form in Gatsby with NetlifyGatsby is a static site generator for React, and Netlify is a static site hosting service.

Scott Tolinski

Configure VS Code for Working with 'Create React App'

Thibaud Ducasse

Create a Fancy 'Burger Menu' using reactjs-popup

Youssouf El Azizi

Analyzing Bundle Size and Code Splitting in 'Create React App'

Mohan Dere

React Authentication in Depth

Nader Dabit

Dynamic Transitions with React Router and react-transition-group — Want more control over transitions between your routes?

Nicolas Girault

Fix React Bugs Like a Boss 🛠

ROLLBAR toolssponsor

Best React UI Component Libraries For 2018 (Part 2)

Jonathan Saring tools

💻  React Jobs

Senior Software Engineer, Full Stack — We believe in shipping daily and building a product that users love. Develop with React, Node.js or similar technologies.


Sr. Fullstack Engineer (Remote) — Sticker Mule is looking for passionate developers to join our remote team. Come help us become the Internet’s best place to shop and work.

Sticker Mule

📱  React Native

Using AWS with React Native — AWS Amplify, a declarative library for JavaScript apps using cloud services, and AWS AppSync, a managed GraphQL service with offline & real-time features, are both very handy for React Native devs.

Richard Threlkeld

A Complete Guide to Recording Location Data in React Native — A complete guide to gathering a users’ location data and displaying it on a map.

Aryan Goharzad

25 React Native Tutorials — We could summarize and link to 25 different React Native tutorials here, but.. Brandon’s already done a good job, so enjoy them all in one place.

Brandon Morelli

Our Mobile Focused Newsletter: Mobile Dev Weekly — Looking for more on React Native? Take a look at our mobile-focused newsletter, covering the web, hybrid and native app development.