Weekly Chat Show on Twitch
React Wednesdays is a weekly chat show with the best and brightest from the React world, hosted by KendoReact Developer Advocate TJ VanToll. New episodes stream live every Wednesday at 1:00 PM Eastern US time. You can add React Wednesdays to your Google calendar to get reminders for upcoming episodes.
Wednesday, June 2nd
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On this episode of React Wednesdays, we welcomed Joe Morgan (@joesmorgan), author of How to Debug React Components Using React Developer Tools, to show us how it all works.
Joe demoed the developer tools for us live and showed both how to debug your components, and how to find and fix performance problems in your React applications.
The React Developer tools are an an official set of React debugging tools from the React team, and are available for Firefox and for Chrome.
May 13, 2021
On this episode of React Wednesdays, we welcomed Paul Henschel (@0xca0a), the lead maintainer of react-three-fiber, a React renderer for Three.js
If you're wondering how you, as a React developer, can use three.js in your React apps, this one is for you! Paul explained how it all works, and then coded some animations for us live.
May 6, 2021
On this episode of React Wednesdays, we welcomed Jeremy Ward (@basicBrogrammer), author of When a simple React context gets out of hand
Contexts are one of the fundamental building blocks of React apps, and they’re one of those features that starts simple—just create a context and provider, right?—but can get out of hand in complex applications.
Jeremy showed us techniques for working with contexts at scale, and demoed the guidelines from his blog post!
April 29, 2021
If you’re like me, you love using TypeScript in your React apps, but you get confused on how you’re supposed to use types once you get beyond the basics.
But good news! On this episode of React Wednesdays we welcomed in Stefan Baumgartner (@ddprrt), author of TypeScript in 50 Lessons, who taught us some advanced features of TypeScript’s type system, especially around working with dynamic static typing.
This is a great one to check out if you like TypeScript and want to learn how to use it more effectively in your React apps.
April 22, 2021
On this episode of React Wednesdays we were joined by Fred K. Schott (@FredKSchott) to chat about Snowpack.
April 8, 2021
On this episode of React Wednesdays we welcomed David McCabe (@mcc_abe) - UI engineer at Facebook, and author of Recoil.
Recoil is an experimental set of utilities for state management with React, and it focuses pretty heavily on helping you manage state across components.
David did an awesome demo of Recoil for us, and now you can see it in action as well!
April 1, 2021
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TJ VanToll is a front-end developer, author, and a Principal Developer Advocate for Progress. TJ has over a decade of web development experience, including a few years working on the jQuery and NativeScript teams. Nowadays he helps web developers build awesome UIs with KendoReact.
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