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While React itself doesn’t require any build dependencies, it can be challenging to write a complex app without a fast test runner, a production minifier, and a modular codebase. Since the very first release, the goal of Create React App has been to help you focus on what matters the most — your application code — and to handle build and testing setup for you.
This is a library made with React and React-Virtualized for creating rich data grids with filtering, sorting, grouping and aggregates computation. It supports virtualization, and so it can handle very large amounts of data. It features also locked columns, custom renderers, multi-column headers, columns resize, hide / show columns and variable rows height. Filtering, sorting, grouping and aggregates computation are done client-side.
The Web Audio API is a powerful browser API for creating, manipulating and analysing audio. I'm no musician, so I'll leave the creating and manipulating to the experts. Instead, in this post we're going look at analysing audio. To make things extra interesting, we're going to see how to visualise the audio in a React component with <canvas>.
If you’re in the middle of trying to learn React, you have probably run into the “the gap.” You’re an intermediate beginner, and the basic tutorials are too easy now. It’s just that it’s hard to figure out what to build. Should you “go big or go home” with a comprehensive real world project?