Two online React meetups to consider
#253 — August 25, 2021
Linaria 2.1: Zero-Runtime CSS in JS — Write your CSS-in-JS, but have it build into real CSS files for runtime efficiency. We originally covered v1 of Linaria in 125 way back in 2019, but it has since hit v2 with betas of v3 already appearing.
[Guide] Ship Fast. Stay Ahead of the Competition — High speed doesn’t have to mean high risk. Companies like Intuit, IBM, & Atlassian don’t let release processes stand in their way. Learn their strategies to move faster, safer and stay ahead of the competition.
📅 React Contributor Days Online Meetup – September 9, 2021 — Tracy Lee and Shaudai Person will play host to Chantastic (React Podcast), Katherine Peterson (GitHub), Debbie O’Brien (Bit) and Jen Luker (Nav, Inc.) to talk about the state of the React ecosystem.
This Dot Events
React Now Effectively ‘Part of the Rails Stack’? — Some surprising data from RailsGigs which characterizes the degree to which importance is placed on React experience by those looking for Rails developers. It’s more than you might imagine.
React Native in the Second Half of 2021 — The React Core Team works in six month cycles and this short article summarizes what’s happened with React Native in the first half of 2021, and the plans for the second half of this year.
▶ Brandon Bayer on Blitz.js, the Fullstack Framework for React — Blitz.js has the ambitious goal of providing a Ruby on Rails-like experience for React development. While this may not be for everybody, Blitz’s creator provides some background/objectives for this full stack framework built on top of Next.js.
Semaphore Uncut with Darko Fabijan podcast
📅 React Finland 2021 — It’s hard to believe that the well-regarded React Finland conference has rolled around once more. Once again it will be held virtually and they have lined up some great speakers including the React Core team’s Rachel Nabors presenting on ‘Opensource Documentation’.
React Developer at X-Team (Remote) — Join the most energizing community for developers and work on long-term projects for Riot Games, FOX, Sony, Coinbase, and more.
Senior Front-End Software Engineer (US/Poland/Remote) — Backed by Sequoia Capital and Coatue. We’re looking for JS experts to join the team building the world’s largest B2B marketplace.
Find React Jobs with Hired — Create a profile on Hired to connect with hiring managers at growing startups and Fortune 500 companies. It’s free for job-seekers.
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▶ React and Material UI Course – Code a Dictionary — Yet another instalment in this informal series of ‘cradle-to-grave’ tutorials which takes a substantial, relatable application goal and implements it in a two-hour video, in this case.
How to Build a Search Bar in React — The search bar is the one element of site navigation you can almost guarantee your users already know. So why not give them they want? This tutorial provides everything you need to know presented in a logical ‘building block’ sequence.
Chak Shun Yu
🛠 Code and Tools
REACT COOL STARTER — We have featured a number of Welly’s ‘cool’ components in past issues. Now they’ve turned their considerable talent to a project starter boilerplate.
cssbuttons: Pure CSS Buttons of Every Imaginable Kind — An ambitious project to create a collaborative database of pure CSS buttons. Check out their demo which has something for just about everybody and every application. Or consider contributing some of your own efforts.
Progress KendoReact sponsor
react-model — Yet another contender in the React state management sweepstakes. Support both class and hook APIs and works with Preact, React Native, and Next.js too.
⚡️ Quick Bits:
react-stickynode — Stick a component on the screen and keep it in view even as the user scrolls the rest of the page.
react-linear-gradient-picker — Pick exactly the colour you want using this familiar-looking component.
react-native-file-access — A complete set of facilities to access your mobile device’s local filesystem.