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React Ninjas Newsletter

React Ninjas Newsletter

Weekly newsletter for ReactJS pros. Carefully curated by Astha from Jexia.

React Ninjas Newsletter

Weekly curated blogs and tools for ReactJS pros.


Micro frontends made easy

4 minutes - Splitting a complex web app in smaller projects and putting it together on a page with iframes. Though Iframes are not the only way to do it.

Front-end performance checklist 2020

A front-end performance checklist that takes 87 minutes to read ?. Well, it includes all the tech you need to know to create fast experiences on the web today.

Mono-repos: features and performance

15 minutes - After a brief introduction to Mono-Repos and a comparison with Multi-Repos, I go into tools for establishing Mono-Repos.

Back to writing after a long time . Hope to do it more regularly now :) A chapter wise breakdown into the world of Micro-frontends

#Microfrontends #frontend #webdevelopment #distributedsystems

— Pranay Kalro (@pkalro) January 12, 2020

10 JS concepts you need, to master React

12 minutes - This is the 3rd article in the series Learn React in 2020.

Best new features of Create React App 3.3

6 minutes - This post takes you through the top features in the newly released Create React App 3.3.

How to do DOM manipulation in TypeScript

6 minutes - It's about how to do DOM manipulation in TypeScript and how they are not available in the language tutorials

More fundamentals:

Real-world reports

Goodbye, clean code

5 minutes - Let clean code guide you. Then let it go.

React pitfalls: useState initialization

5 minutes - A common pitfall in React is to initialize useState with a dynamic value.

Writing dependency-free JavaScript

5 minutes - For building, I experimented with things I learnt from React, without actually using any dependencies. In the process I have discovered a few techniques I thought were valuable enough to write down.

Porting a JavaScript App to WebAssembly with Rust (Part 2) by slowtec: #web

— Read Rust (@read_rust) January 9, 2020

Test @loadable/components w/ Jest, Pixel + Ink

1 minute - We have recently switched from react-loadable to @loadable/components for a number of reasons but had a hard time getting our tests to continue passing.

Tweets sentiment analysis w/ Stanford CoreNLP

10 minutes - Describing how I built a small application to perform sentiment analysis on tweets, using Stanford CoreNLP library, Twitter4J, Spring Boot and React.

More real-world reports:


Fetching data with React Hooks

4 minutes - Fetching data has historically been realized via `componentDidMount`, however, we can accomplish similar effects via useState and useEffect.

Error reporting with Rollbar and Next.js

5 minutes - Showing you how to easily set up error monitoring with Rollbar and Next.js.

Up and running — Next.js and TypeORM

10 minutes - Talking about how to get up and running with multiple environments. …This time about how to integrate Next.js serverless API functions with TypeORM and Postgres.

New article in my blog: Five donts of web app internationalization.

— Artem Sapegin (@iamsapegin) January 9, 2020

How to use React useRef with TypeScript

2 minutes - Make sure to use the useLayoutEffect whenever you’re doing any work with the DOM reference object.

React Native — monorepos & code sharing

6 minutes - Let’s examine everything that might go wrong when trying to use React Native in a monorepo. Then, let’s fix it.

Choosing a style library for your React project

6 minutes - So, you've got an app to build. How are you going to style it? With the ever-growing number of styling solutions in the React ecosystem, it can be overwhelming to choose a strategy.

More tutorials:


Announcing TypeScript 3.8 Beta

18 minutes - TypeScript 3.8 brings a lot of new features, including new or upcoming ECMAScript standards features, new syntax for importing/exporting only types, and more.

Create charts in React using Chart.js

15 minutes - How to use Chart.js to create robust visualizations in a ReactJS application.

Storybook 5.3 is here!!
Build production design systems faster

Write stories & docs in MDX
First-class @vuejs @angular @emberjs @web_components @reactjs support
⚙️ Declarative config
Design tool integrations

Epic teamwork @storybookjs

— Michael Shilman (@mshilman) January 14, 2020

Zero config CLI that runs JavaScript + TypeScript

Craft.js: framework to build drag & drop page editors

A React Framework for building extensible drag and drop page editors.

More tooling:


2019 JavaScript Rising Stars

5 minutes - The 4th edition of JavaScript Rising Stars, showcasing the numbers the projects that got traction on GitHub in 2019.

We’re killing the mobile web

9 minutes - You’re browsing the web on your mobile phone or tablet and a banner appears on the top of the screen, urging you to install the site’s native app.

I've moved my free #react book to my blog I will keep working to improve the chapters and add new ones. If you got ideas for what I should cover, please comment #javascript

— Christoffer Noring (@chris_noring) January 7, 2020

Please stop using classes in JavaScript

5 minutes - In this article I will talk about why it is a bad idea to use classes in JavaScript, and what the alternatives are.

Disney’s motion design principles for UI animations

5 minutes - Principles created by Disney, three decades ago have influenced how we design for interface animation.

More perspectives:


dotJS 2019 - James Long - CRDTs for Mortals

About me and my own project

React Ninjas Newsletter is a mailing serving the latest and finest resources for React pros. I’m Andrés, a Mexican moved to the Netherlands to help building Jexia, a cloud hub for front-end engineers. With Jexia, a frontend dev pays zero to eight euros per month to build fully equipped web apps.
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