A few weeks ago, I wrote a post asking DEV community members if they wanted to potentially pair program with me during a live coding session.
A lot of interest was generated and so we did our first live coding pairing session that was streamed on doingdevfordev.com. It was with DEV community member Sophia Li.
She worked on the
<ImageUploader /> Preact component in the DEV/forem codebase. It was originally a class component that she converted to a function component using the useState hook.
For the full recording of the pairing session check out the YouTube video below. Also, feel free to subscribe to my channel. 😉
Near the end of the pairing session we discussed the possibility of using the useReducer hook instead. After the pairing session, Sophia continued working on the PR she created and implemented the necessary changes to use the
For those interested, here is the merged PR.
What type of PR is this? (check all applicable)
- [x] Refactor
- [ ] Feature
- [ ] Bug Fix
- [ ] Optimization
- [ ] Documentation Update
This PR refactors the
<ImageUploader /> class component to a function component using the
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No new features were added, so we did not add new tests. All previous tests pass. The component works the same as before.
- [ ] yes
- [x] no, because they aren't needed
- [ ] no, because I need help
Added to documentation?
- [ ] docs.dev.to
- [ ] readme
- [x] no documentation needed
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It was awesome pairing with Sophia and by the way, she’s looking for her next role!
Sophia LiI’m a software engineer looking for my next role!
I’m good at solving problems collaboratively, asking the right questions to understand the "why", & soliciting feedback on ways to improve.
I also set OKRs to learn how to code: github.com/sophi-li/OKRs-…
RTs appreciated 😊00:30 AM - 19 Jun 2020
Looking forward to the next pairing session!