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August 5, 2020

Testing React Components: Complete Guide

Wednesday, August 05, 2020 Teklinks No comments

When I first started learning to test my apps back in the day, I would get very frustrated with the different types, styles and technologies used for testing, along with the disbanded array of blog posts, tutorials and articles. I found this to be true as well for React testing.

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August 3, 2020

Will it render?

Monday, August 03, 2020 Teklinks No comments
Will it render? React rendering cheatsheet This is a visual aid for the very good article about React's rendering behaviour by Mark Erikson. Below are drawings with live Codesandbox examples which you can explore and play with.

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Create A Responsive Dashboard With Angular Material And ng2-Charts

Monday, August 03, 2020 Teklinks No comments

Schematics in Angular 9 are code generators that can create components and patterns in projects using predetermined templates and layouts. In this article, Zara Cooper explains how to take advantage of schematics in Angular Material and ng2-charts to substantially reduce the time and work that goes into building a dashboard.

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How to Host a Website from S3

Monday, August 03, 2020 Teklinks No comments

Chances are, you probably don’t need a full web server like NGINX running on EC2 to get your website up and running. If you’re just looking to host a static website, you can store all the content in S3, and host it from there.

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August 2, 2020

August 1, 2020

Use Chrome DevTools Like a Senior Frontend Developer

Saturday, August 01, 2020 Teklinks No comments

Okay, now for some reason, you’ve finally chosen Chrome as the browser you’re developing for. Then you open Developer Tools and start debugging your code. You sometimes open the Console panel to examine the output of your program, or the Elements panel to check the CSS code for DOM Elements.

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Ink 3

Saturday, August 01, 2020 Teklinks No comments

Ink 3 is available today. Ink lets you build command-line apps using React and have fun while doing so too. Ink is a special project to me, because it's been surreal to watch how a tiny experiment grew into a full-featured command-line UI toolkit that's used by Gatsby, Parcel, Yarn, Terraform, tap, Prisma, Shopify, New York Times and many others.

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