SetState() Gate: Navigating React SetState() Behavior Confusion

It all started last week. 3 different React learners encountered 3 different obstacles trying to use setState() in their projects. I mentor new React users a lot, and consult with teams making… Read more

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A Critique of React Hooks

I want to preface this critique by saying I think that hooks are not all bad. If I were starting a new react project today I would still use them despite all these flaws. However, that doesn't make them immune to criticism. Given their design, I think the... (more…)

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Display:none in React Native

Summary: This diff adds display:none support to React Native. This enables hiding components which still calling their render method and keeping them within the state of your application. This enab... (more…)

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Learning from both worlds, React and Angular

When you hear people talking about React and Angular it’s often to disparage one and praise the other, but not this time. Having sampled both, Nikki wants to share what, from a newbie’s perspective, the two could learn from the other. With 2 years of web ... (more…)

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