Entries by Tomasz Lewiński

Discover React Hooks

During the ReactConf 2018 the Hooks were presented and to be honest it has shaken up the React community. If you haven’t seen “React Today and Tomorrow and 90% Cleaner React With Hooks” video yet, then I encourage you to do so. Introducing stateless functional components in React 0.14 allowed us to create a smaller […]

Managing React state with Redux

The example of Facebook dealing with chat problem shows how important it is to properly manage the state of web applications (and I mean UI state). Facebook tried to synchronize a counter between unread messages and currently open chatboxes which caused lots of problems for the users.

Introduction to webpack with ES2015 and React

The good old days when a webpage had just few JavaScript and CSS files are gone, now our web apps grow bigger and more complex every year. And how to manage and develop all that code? First was Grunt but quickly replaced with Gulp and Browserify, which are great. But configuring them properly takes too much time. Fortunately for us […]