For the longest time, a vocal opinion I would hear frequently was that good developers need to be passionate about programming. I’d be exposed to this opinion from my peers, from those senior to me, from people interviewing me, and from the development community as a whole. …

React’s favoured approach to defining component markup (i.e. JSX) isn’t as controversial as it was 3 years ago when people caught their first glimpse of it. There are still many who dislike it out of (what I consider to be misplaced) principle, but most who try it tend to understand…

There’s a popular idea within the React community that SSR (server-side rendering) isn’t necessary, and it’s a popular idea for some very attractive reasons.

Firstly, it’s not trivial to get SSR working well. It involves a lot of bootstrap code on both client and server, and it often needs to…

If i’m looking for a library to use in a project, I typically have some use cases in mind. Typically, a library would have been authored to solve a particular set of use cases. So it tends to follow that a library is a good fit if:

  1. The use cases…

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I design and build websites and webapps using React, I also hold strong opinions and dance Salsa.

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