Gatsby is awesome, but one disadvantage is the lack of immediate visual feedback for an editor using a CMS. The Gatsby team is well aware of this and currently working on a solution called Gatsby Preview to let you see content changes before going live. But it's currently invite only and at first only for Contentful CMS. In the meantime you could build your own. Here's how.
Join the Gatsby team for a webinar on Wednesday, January 30th, 9am PT/12pm ET to hear from Dustin Schau (Gatsby Software Engineer) for a behind the scenes sneak peek into what powers Gatsby.
2019 version of @chibicode’s "React.js Introduction For People Who Know Just Enough jQuery To Get By"
Matt Perry is the developer behind PopMotion, a declarative animation library for the web. Chantastic asks his inspiration for PopMotion, the difficulties of maintaining a low-level open source library, what he things declarative APIs might look like in the future. They’re discussion goes all over the place. You kinda just have to listen…
With the benefit of hindsight, here are the technology choices Max Stoiber regrets and the lessons he has learned while building Spectrum.
As the React Native team is working on the new architecture, there have been a few terms used to describe the various pieces. This post by Parashuram N aims to clarify some of the terms and points to places in the repository with relevant code.
With the recent updates to the Ghost API, it’s now possible to use Ghost as a completely decoupled headless CMS and bring your own front-end written in Gatsby.js
Jen Luker is a lead software engineer at Formidable Labs, keynote speaker, host of @BookBytesFM, and expert knitter. Chantastic asks her about the Fiber Arts Corner at React Conf, the history that textiles and programming share, and how we can make our apps more accessible.
In this episode we have on Knut Melvær from Sanity.io to talk about creating structured content in the “headless” CMS that is Sanity.io!
Vincent Riemer is the creator of io808.com and react-native-dom. He loves working on projects that challenge assumptions and inspire play. Chantastic asks him about his shoes, the inspiration behind and execution of io808.com and his mad scientist adventures with react-native-dom. They discuss the importance of exploration, the worthlessness of linters, and how to steal the platform.
Ryan Florence is the co-creator of React Router and creator of accessibility-first React libraries Reach Router and Reach UI. Chantastic sits with him to talk about Hooks on the night before they're announced. They talk about React's API growth, if Suspense has taken React to framework-land, what caches and resources mean for developers, and the rebirth of mixins as Hooks.
There’s a React-themed advent calendar that’s currently live and presenting a bite-sized slice of React wisdom each day. Now is a great time to get started.
React core team member Dan Abramov has started a blog called Overreacted where he turns a spotlight to React concepts and explains them in a straightforward manner. First blog post: Why Do We Write super(props)?
Christina is a developer at Google and speaker at React Conf 2018. Chantastic asks her about her cloud development process. They talk about changing careers, building brains, cheating imposter syndrome, speaking at conferences, and all the services you'll need to create your next app with with less software and fewer servers.
If you’ve been following the React world over the past year, you’ll have run into a variety of new concepts like hooks and ‘Suspense’ and possibly wondered how it all fits into the big picture. This post explains it all and how these features will become fully supported in final React releases.November 27, 2018
useLocalStorage, useHover, useWindowSize, useAnimation, useDebounce, ...
We’ve all heard about it. The new hook system of React 16.7 has made a lot of noise in the community. When you think about hooks they’re kind of magical. So how the heck do they work?