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How To Use and Not Use State

By Brad Westfall
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Using Hooks in Classes

3 minute read

One of the things I love about React is that the team behind it makes upgrading so easy (thanks, React folks). With React Hooks, it's no…

Tags: ReactPatternsHooks

Reconciling the useEffect Tree

5 minute read

I wanna talk a little bit about useEffect in React because I absolutely love it and I've noticed a bit of confusion about it in the…

Tags: ReactHooksuseEffect

Blogging with Gatsby & MDX

16 minute read

With free hosting options like Firebase Hosting (what we use), Netlify , GitHub Pages and Static Site generators like Gatsby and…

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JavaScript, the React parts

20 minute read

React became really popular around the same time that ES2015 (ES6) came into existence (those are just the technical version names for…

Tags: JavaScriptReactBeginner

Welcome Back, Ryan!

2 minute read

Today, after a year of working apart, I'm excited to welcome Ryan Florence back to React Training--the company we started together almost…

React, Inline Functions, and Performance

15 minute read

My wife and I just got through a huge remodel. We were beyond excited to show people the new digs. We showed my mother-in-law. She walked in…

Tags: ReactPerformancePatterns

React Rally Recap, 2017

5 minute read

On Friday night, I touched down in San Diego after an exhilarating two days in Salt Lake City at one of the best conferences I can remember…

Use a Render Prop!

11 minute read

Update: I made a PR to add Render Props to the official React docs. Update 2: Added some language to clarify that “children as a function…

Tags: ReactPatterns