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React All-Day: Modern Redux with Redux Toolkit Hide this title

Redux Toolkit is the official, opinionated, batteries-included toolset for efficient Redux development.

Mark Erikson (@acmemarke), long-time Redux maintainer and avid blogger about all things web development came to show us how it all works. 



About React Wednesdays

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 go live every Wednesday at 1:00 pm ET. You can add React Wednesdays to your calendar or follow CodeItLive on Twitch to get notified.

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