Next.js 12.1 released

February 23, 2022 By Mark Otto 0

Next.js 12.1 Released — Don’t be fooled by the “.1”, this is a big release for the React powered framework. It introduces a beta version of on-demand incremental static regeneration (ISR), now automatically configures Jest for you, and can create smaller, more efficient ‘standalone’ builds of your app for production deployment.


🏆  JavaScript to Know for React — A golden oldie we’ve seen doing the rounds again this week. It remains a perfect primer of several key JS features though with examples of features that will help you with React development in particular.

Kent C Dodds

Security of React Native Libraries: The Bad, the Worse and the Ugly — A really deep dive into “issues in third party libraries that drastically affect the security of the main application”. These range from official guides which recommend insecure libraries through easily-misused APIs.

Anastasiia Voitova and Julia Potapenko (Cossack Labs)

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.

Work Remotely Forever — When you join Toptal, you get the freedom of freelance with the security of full-time. Take control of your career today.

Creating a ‘Reading Progress’ Bar with React and Tailwind — Communicating reading progress is just one potential application of this concept. With some adaptation and a data store it should also be possible to track reader engagement—that is, Medium-like stats on how much of the material is actually being read.

Anshuman Bhardwaj

🛠 Code and Tools

⚡️ Quick Bits:

react-native-mask-input — Text input with masking for React Native along with support for obfuscating characters.