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How to (and how NOT to) learn REACT?

posted on: 06-jun-2018

how not to learn react I recently had a few conversations with some readers of JS Craft about what would be a good approach for them to start learning React.
But before that, before getting to the master plan of learning React, let's do a bit of reverse psychology:

What can React Context API do for you? Multi-language text, Modals, and Theme switchers

posted on: 24-may-2018

react context example1 I am lazy, by default. Learning something new takes effort and time. So, I always start by asking “why should I learn this? How this insert here: framework, library, programing language will make my life easier?”

The 7 Most Common Mistakes that beginner React Developers Make

posted on: 17-may-2018

react mistakes Recently I had to hold a React workshop for some developers from a company I am working with. Some of them were juniors and others where experienced backend devs, but, to my surprise, there were some common issue patterns that kept repeating for both categories. So, I’ve decided to make a list of these common mistakes hoping it will save you some moments of frustrations when you first start to learn React:

Introduction to using GraphQl in React with Apollo

posted on: 08-may-2018

What is GraphQl and why should I be interested in it? In a nutshell, we can see GraphQL as a syntax that describes the data you get, usually from a backend API. It was created by Facebook and in most cases, it provides good solutions to REST API's problems.

Your first application with React and Mobx 4

posted on: 28-apr-2018

If you are in the React world there are some pretty high chances you may have heard about Mobx. Mobx is a lightweight and easy to learn state management library developed by Michel Weststrate. Its 4th version was released a few weeks ago and it comes with a lot of new cool features.

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