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How to build a social network using React and Firebase

We’re going to be creating a basic list of items that you do CRUD to - create, read (update and delete in the next chapter). The feature itself is nothing special, it’s really just a skeleton that demonstrates how to do the most common operations with React and Firebase.

How to manage React State with Arrays

This tutorial walks you through the most common scenarios for managing arrays in React state. For each I want to show you a array example in React state, such as how to push an item to an array or how to update an item in an array, when React state is used to store it.

The Suspense is Killing Redux

React Suspense is all about handling transitions between views that have asynchronous data requirements — which redux doesn’t even attempt to handle. But, to make that work, Suspense is incidentally concerned with handling client-side data — which Redux is very interested in.

A React job interview — recruiter perspective.

Part of my job is performing the so called “technical interviews” during which I evaluate potential candidates that are applying for a “Frontend Developer with React” position.

Set up a React app with a Node.js server proxy

Create React App is a great tool for getting a React application up and running. It's a little less clear when you're building or prototyping an application that requires a server side component, like generating access tokens for Twilio Video or Chat, though. I've found it easiest to work with a server within the same project so that you can start everything up with one command.