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The Ultimate Guide to Building a UI Library for Your Company—Part 3: Building Robust Components

In this ongoing series, TJ VanToll continues to share tips and tricks he’s learned from over a decade of writing and working with UI components for the web. This post focuses on building robust UI components and supplementing them with unit tests and excellent documentation.

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Improving slow mounts in React apps

There are a million articles out there focusing on how you can make your app faster by removing unnecessary re-renders & preventing unneeded component updates , but none of them talks about the one necessary render: the initial mount.

useStateMachine: The ½ kb state machine hook for React

It is feature complete (entry/exit callbacks, guarded transitions & extended state - context) with heavy focus on type inference (you get auto completion for both TypeScript & JavaScript users without having to manually define the typings) using idiomatic React patterns (since it's built on top of React's useReducer & useEffect, might as well...).

How React hooks work - in depth

Understand how React-hook really behaves, once and for all!

State Designer: A state management library for JavaScript

As the name suggests, the library treats state as a design problem. If you’re not exactly sure how the state of a user interface should work, then State Designer can help you figure it out.

Mantine – new React library, 60+ hooks and components

Mantine is a MIT licensed open source react components and hooks library with focus on usability, accessibility and developer experience.

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Need a sign up screen? Try our <SignUp />. Need a sign in screen? Try our <SignIn />. Need a user profile screen? Try our <UserProfile />. Don't waste time reinventing the wheel - Clerk is focused on conversion and security, so you can focus on building a great application. Try our free plan today!