React Native’s platform ambitions

September 1, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

React Native’s ‘Many Platform’ Vision — Facebook has ambitions for React Native beyond the mobile platforms at which it is currently targeted. But did you know that includes the desktop: for example, video calling in Facebook Messenger on Windows and macOS is powered by React Native.

Timothy Yung (Facebook)

Learn to use TypeScript with React — Join Steve Kinney in this extensive video course and learn how you can ship your React apps with more confidence and fewer bugs — by using TypeScript.

Frontend Masters

Build the Game of Life with React — The late John Conway’s deceptively simple Game of Life is sometimes used as a coding challenge for potential hires. If it comes up in your next React interview, here’s one way to approach it.

Marius-Nicolae Muntean

React Polymorphic Components with TypeScript — The inherent flexibility of polymorphic components is both an asset and a potential liability. However, you can use the strong typing capabilities of TypeScript to address some of the downsides of their use.

Iskander Samatov

▶  Redux Toolkit with Mark Erikson — With apologies to Mark Twain, the rumours of Redux’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. The current lead maintainer of the codebase explains why and touches on a variety of other Redux-related topics including the somewhat misunderstood role of Redux Toolkit.

FSJam Podcast podcast

Frontend Engineer (React, New York) — Dovetale helps Shopify merchants like KontrolFreek and Italic grow their creator community. Built in NYC and backed by Uber founders.

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.

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.

🛠 Code and Tools

React Native Bottom Sheet — Make the most of mobile screen real estate by putting secondary content on a sheet which pops up from the bottom of the screen. The fourth major release of this component is just out.

Mo Gorhom

beautiful-react-hooks 1.0 — Before writing your own custom hook, see if what you need is part of this library. Includes an illustrative demo for each.

Antonio Rù