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There are a lot of "meta" skills around React web development that don't really have anything to do with building great web products. For example, the terminal. For those of us who didn't grow up on a unix shell, the terminal is an inscrutable box of cryptic and indecipherable commands. It's undoubtedly powerful, and a valuable skill to develop... but should it really be a pre-requisite for modern web development?
React with Script tag? Simple Css Classes? No webPack? On any existing Page? Copy the code at end and let’s check these out! Myths or Facts?
React 16.3 added a new Context API – new in the sense that the old context API was a behind-the-scenes feature that most people either didn’t know about, or avoided using because the docs said to avoid using it.
Doesn’t that title sound like fun?? For Part 1 of this 2 part post I’m going to show you how to build two vanilla CSS ‘loading’ components in React using Styled Components. The loaders will be able to take an assortment of props (height, width, color, etc..) to be customized any way your heart (or since we’ll be making it an open source project) your new user’s heart’s content.