My most recent work project was an interesting challenge. I built an app (actually 2 Electron apps supporting 3 React apps communicating through WebSockets) that allowed a user (actually 4 simultaneous users) to look at an array of stories related to sea ports, select one, have a detail component pop … Read More
This won’t be a very long, nor deep, post. As I was working on some code this afternoon, a thought occurred to me. I love React. I really do. I find it so pleasant to work in React, and I can’t always describe why. However, I have at least one … Read More
If you’re using Redux with React, you are probably familiar with the concept of container and presentational components. If you are, you can skip ahead to the section Renderless Components. If you’re not, let me give you a very brief description of each.Container Components
The purpose of a “container … Read More
My current project has a strange requirement. Given a collection of items, a user should be able to infinitely loop scroll left and right in a carousel. From strictly a UI perspective, this makes sense, when I move to the left, add items to the right and vice versa. From … Read More
I am starting a new series called “Head Scratchers.” At least once a week (probably once a day), I run into a problem that makes me scratch my head for while. So I’m going to share the problem and my solution with you. If you think of a better way … Read More
Previously, there was an article here where I argued that another person’s opinion on a subject was incorrect. I made a logical argument, supported it with several points of evidence. I demonstrated the incorrectness of his opinion thoroughly.
I decided to delete it all.
I did this because I realized … Read More
I am currently working on a React/Redux universally rendered application at work. It has some fun parts and I want to share what I’ve learned from building them.
One of those parts is a component I have called the BlocksLoop. In the design phase of the project, long before I … Read More
I want to share with you a little trick I’ve been using lately with stateless functional components in React. This is probably really old news to some of you, but I’m hoping there are a few of you who don’t know this one yet.
If you’re getting started with React, … Read More