This week I had a chance to try out GitHub Actions — GitHub’s continuous integration solution. I was at the point in a project where I would normally turn to CircleCI, so I thought I’d give GitHub Actions a try. If it worked out, that would be one less service I’d have to sign up […]
I’ve been working on a project where we wanted to implement a set of filters for a list of records on one page of our React web app and store the selected filters as state in the URL. We chose this approach so we could link directly to the page with specific filters selected. Adding […]
It can take a long time to get a full-stack React and Node.js app off the ground. Fortunately, with the addition of API Routes, Next.js offers a way to do that in just minutes.
Many people think of React and Redux as inseparable, despite the Redux author’s own advice to avoid using it “until you have problems with vanilla React.”
Many web applications need to load data from servers that will be shown to users. It’s important for the UI to handle loading states while the requests are in-flight. Let’s say, for example, that we have a page that will load a user’s profile. We want to be able to show a loading message, then […]
On a recent project, we needed to support multi-level tab bar navigation within our application. With multiple variations of tab bars, each page needed to know which tabs to show. We found that TypeScript offered a good solution.
A while ago, I was working on a project based off the Atomic SPA Starter Kit, which uses TypeScript, React, and GraphQL. One of the features we needed to build was a file upload component that supported dragging and dropping a file from a separate window onto the UI.
I love Create React App, and I also love TypeScript. That means I really love react-scripts-ts, which is a great way to spin up a new SPA for experimental purposes.
Our team recently started using React Storybook for a large React app that we have been building. In this post, I’ll share what we learned and hopefully encourage you to consider incorporating Storybook into your next React project.
We have been hard at work on a client project using React. We haven’t made our way to implementing CSS Modules yet, but we’ve established a set of rules to help us keep the CSS in order.