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Introducing Buttermilk ⚪️

Beautifully simple routing for React projects.

Evan Jacobs
Mar 27, 2018 · 3 min read

The API

{
path: String | RegExp | Function,
redirect: String?,
render: Function?,
}
{
path: '/foo',
render: () => import('./SomePage').then(mdl => mdl.default),
}

Using the right route

<Router
routes={routes}
url={req.originalUrl}
/>

<Link>ing up your views

import { Link } from 'buttermilk';<Link href="/one/of/your/routes">
Some text
</Link>
import { Link } from 'buttermilk';<Link as="button" href="/one/of/your/routes">
Some text
</Link>
import { Link } from 'buttermilk';
import styled from 'styled-components';
const Anchor = styled.a`
color: tomato;
`;
<Link as={Anchor} href="/one/of/your/routes">
Some text
</Link>

Switching routes programmatically

import { route } from 'buttermilk';// acts like push / pushState
route('/foo');
import { route } from 'buttermilk';// acts like replace / replaceState
route('/foo', false);

Consuming the current route state

// routingProps.location  (the parsed current URL in window.location.* form)
// routingProps.params (any extracted dynamic params from the URL)
// routingProps.route (the current route)
<RoutingState>
{routingProps => {
return /* some JSX */;
}}
</RoutingState>

Putting it all together

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