React’s new Developer Tooling team

October 13, 2021 By Mark Otto 0

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  • The React project has announced a new React Developer Tooling team made up of Brian Vaughn, only juan, Luna Ruan, and Jason Bonta. The goal is for the team to support developer tooling efforts across the entire React technology suite.

  • The folks behind React Training and React Router have been working on a full stack framework called Remix which, till now, has only been available to paying supporters. They have just announced they’ve received $3m in funding and will be open sourcing Remix imminently.

Converting a React Component to TypeScript — By methodically working through the errors encountered in the process, the author provides an instructive summary of what it takes to modify a standard React component to use TypeScript.

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How Kent C Dodds Built His Modern Website in 2021 — A walkthrough of the architectural and implementation decisions Kent made as he rewrote his personal website. By his own admission, it is over-engineered for the requirements if it was simply a ‘blogfolio’ website. However he was looking to demonstrate an “above and beyond” experience beyond the reach of simpler approaches.

Kent C. Dodds

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🛠 Code and Tools

dnd-kit: A New ‘Kit on the Block’ for Drag and Drop — Drag-and-drop functionality, which used to be a rarity with web apps, is now a base expectation by most users. This library promises to make your components drag-and-droppable with just a few lines of code.

Claudéric Demers