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React Ninjas Newsletter — Issue #14

Weekly · Andrés Cidel · July 22· Join for free or add the newsletter rss

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Andrés currently applies his knowledge to build developer platform Jexia. Just learning React? Join his newsletter 'Master the World of ReactJS’.


TypeScript 3.0 Release Candidate

There is a TypeScript 3.0 on the horizon, and with it are some long anticipated updates in the pipeline, though nothing to the falsified hype level of #smooshgate.

Using Webpack 4 to create browser compatible apps

Often criticised by the JavaScript community for being a ‘customisation hell’, Webpack has tried to try a new approach. 


React Native realities

A summary of our efforts to incorporate React Native into our native apps.

Improving the performance of JavaScript applications

As developers we all tend to have our own views regarding technologies, languages and frameworks. We argue a lot about code style, indentation and best practices.

A one year PWA retrospective

I wrote a brief 1 year retrospective of our experience at Pinterest with investing in a PWA. We started last July and the results have been amazing!

React Native: Integrating push notifications using FCM

Recently, I integrated push notifications using react-native-firebase. I came across many challenges during the process of integration to successful implementation.

Re-engineering Sunday Times: choosing the technical approach

This programme is a major project to re-engineer the technology behind the digital versions of The Times and The Sunday Times.


Setting up Expo and Bitbucket Pipelines

Expo is a great tool to build apps, real quick. At Peakfijn we recently made the switch to React Native and Expo, and we are happy with the results.

Monorepos made easier with Bit and NPM

How to easily build a monorepo architecture using Bit, NPM, Lerna, Yarn Workspaces and friends.

Building the Google Photos Web UI

Turns out, a "simple" photo grid ain't so simple and a performant grid is no small feat! An awesome under the hood look at the magic behind Google Photos layout..

Building a Facebook Messenger clone in React Native

Building a scalable application in react-native to ensure things are cool. Since I am working on a chat module, Facebook messenger popped into my mind.

Build a fast and customisable text editor with Slate and React

A rich text editor’s aim is to reduce the effort for users trying to express their formatting as valid HTML markup.


Releasing Suspense · Issue #13206 · facebook/react · GitHub

Let's use this issue to track the remaining tasks for releasing Suspense to open source.

A headless React Component to conditionally render based on browser, device and OS.

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