#81 — March 30, 2018

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React 16.3 Released with StrictMode and an Official Context API — Introduces a new, more efficient context API, though the old, experimental context API will keep working for all 16.x releases. There are also changes to component lifecycles, a StrictMode component that activates extra checks and warnings for descendants, and createRef and forwardRef APIs.

Brian Vaughn

Pose: A Declarative Animation Library for HTML, SVG and React — The powers of SVG, React, and CSS combine to make easily declared and triggered element animations.


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Linode Cloud Hosting sponsor

A Practical Introduction to React Router 4 — A gentle intro to React Router 4, a popular, declarative routing mechanism — packed with practical examples.

Prosper Otemuyiwa

Redux, It's Not Dead Yet — One of Redux’s maintainers addresses recent ‘confusion, claims, and misinformation’ over Redux’s role and future.

Mark Erikson

An Update on the Development of Async Rendering in React — The React core team present a thorough update on what they’ve learnt while building out React’s newest asynchronous rendering features and what you can do to be prepared with your own components.

Brian Vaughn

Speedier Server-Side Rendering in React 16 with 'Component Caching'React Component Caching is a component-level caching library for faster server-side rendering with React 16.


▶  Docusign's Road to React — A look at how one company has transitioned to using React. (20 mins)

Joe Cocco

When to NOT Use Render Props — Kent is often asked “When should I not use the render props pattern?” So..

Kent C. Dodds

Xamarin vs React Native: A Comparison — Comparing aspects of each tool such as the dev environment, components, and support.

Cabot Technology Solution

💻 React Jobs

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

Full Stack Web Developer (ReactJS/Golang) Munich, GermanyCome and ship exciting new products in React and Golang. Join our growing team here at our beautiful office in Munich. 🚀

equinux AG

📘 Tutorials

ESLint + Prettier For a Consistent React Codebase

Yonas Stephen

Building a Minimalist Weather App with React Native and Expo

Aman Mittal

How-To: Low-Risk Continuous Delivery and Deployment 📦

ROLLBAR sponsor

Understanding React Render Props by Example

Trey Huffine

Minimal React.js Without A Build Step

Shing Lyu

Building a Simple To Do Web App with Stitch, React, and MongoDB

mongodb sponsor

🔧 Code and Tools

React Content Loader: An SVG-Powered 'Content Loading' Placeholder Component

Danilo Woznica

Nerv: A Fast IE8- and React 16-Compatible React Alternative — Billing itself as a tinier, faster React alternative, we first linked to this last year but it’s going from strength to strength.

Li Weitao

Gestalt: React UI Components Supporting Pinterest's Design Language


React Credit Cards: A Modern Credit Card Component for React