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Top React Links of the Week 💜

The hottest links from this week's issue of ReactStatus 💜

1: Glean: A Refactoring Tool for React Code

Glean simplifies and automates some of the most common React-related refactoring operations (e.g. exporting a JSX excerpt into a component) and integrates with VS Code.

2: React v16.6.0 Released

A minor release with ‘a few new convenient features’ including React.memo which provides a way for function components to only be rerendered if their props change, a way to do code splitting using Suspense, and an easier way to consume Context from class components.

3: Getting to Know React DOM’s Event Handling System Inside Out

If you wanna step up your React game this article is for you. It will shed some light regards React’s internals and how it handles events.

4: TypeScript Support Now in Create React App

It’s not in a final release yet, but it won’t be far away.

5: React Suspense with Netlify Functions

Netlify Functions (usually a serverless functions service you can use from Netlify’s static site hosting platform) provides a local way to fake a backend API to try out building a Suspense app.

6: Understanding React 16.4's New Component Lifecycle Methods

A hands-on guide to React’s new component lifecycle methods.

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