#84 — April 20, 2018

Read on the Web

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React In Patterns: A Free Book Covering React Design Patterns — Available in numerous formats or on the Web, it includes techniques for composition, data flow, dependency management, etc.

Krasimir Tsonev

Redux 4.0 Released: The Predictable State Container“If you’re a React user, this is going to be a lot like going from 15 to 16. Not a lot of user-facing changes, but some interesting improvements under the hood.”

React Community

New Course: From Fundamentals to Functional JavaScript, v2 😀 — Learn the techniques you need to write professional, modern JavaScript. This course starts with the basics and takes you to mastering key functional methods like map, reduce and filter ...plus promises and ES6+ asynchronous JavaScript.

Frontend Masters sponsor

A Complete React with GraphQL Tutorial — An extensive walk through building a simple client for GitHub issues using GitHub’s (amazing) GraphQL API.

Robin Wieruch

Introducing the React Context API — React’s new Context API continues to be a popular topic we’ve seen covered from numerous angles recently. Here’s another take which concludes “I’d still have to recommend against reaching for the Context API right away.”

Leigh Halliday

react-copy-write: An Immutable State with a Mutable API — Use straightforward mutations to update an immutable state tree.

Brandon Dail

How to Use React’s New Context API to Manage Modals

Bogdan Soare

Learn 100+ Azure Tips and Tricks for Web Apps, Databases and More

AZURE sponsor

9 Tips for Writing Better React Code — Tips on linting, components and using the dev tools.

Rajat S

Bringing Google Maps to a React Project

Morganne Gagne

React Jobs

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📱 React Native

▶  Build a React Native YouTube Replica — How to build a YouTube-esque app with React Native, React Navigation and the YouTube API.

Marlon Decosta

A Practical React Native Problem Solved with the Context API

Aaron Cordova

Built with React Native: The Build.com App — A brief case study of a now mature React Native-powered app.

Garrett McCullough

How to Use OpenCV in React Native for Image Processing — Ever wondered how to process images using OpenCV with React Native? Here’s a look at building a tool to process camera photos.

Piotr Suwala

Radio Buttons for React Native — There’s no built-in support, so if you need radio buttons..

Thakur Ballary

React Native Auth Boilerplate: A Boilerplate App with Ready-to-Go Auth — Uses Nativebase for the UI and Hasura for the backend so it’s quite opinionated.


🔧 Code and Tools

Text Mask: Text Input Masking with a Convenient React Wrapper — e.g. for phone, date, currency, emails, and similar data types.

Text Mask

Linux Cloud Hosting Starting at 1GB of RAM for $5/mo — Simply choose your plan, distro and location and you’re ready to deploy your Linode server in seconds.

Linode Cloud Hosting sponsor

react-path-recognizer: A Visual Path Recognizing Component — You encode patterns to recognize as directional paths.

Didier Brun

react-check-auth: Declarative Authentication Checks — A tiny component to make auth checks declarative in both React and React Native apps.