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React 18 quick guide & core concepts explained

React 18 sets the foundation for concurrent rendering APIs that future React features will be built on top of. This release focuses on performance improvements and updating the rendering engine.

Formik vs. Hook-Form vs. Final-Form

A fair comparison over three top-rated Forms Library for React: Formik, React-Hook-Form, and React-Final-Form - With code samples and validation.

Using AbortController to deal with race conditions in React

When developing applications, data fetching is one of the most fundamental tasks. Despite that, there are some things to watch out for: one of them is race conditions. This article explains what they are and provides a solution using the AbortController.

Convert useState to useReducer in a React Context

Often, we find ourselves in a situation where we’ve coded with useState and we want more capability integrated into our change. That is, we may want to add a logging statement that outputs the original value and the changed value, or even store that change someplace as history. useReducer is perfect for this, but as it’s parameters feel quite different. Luckily, since useState is actually built with useReducer, it is very possible to make this conversion.

Creating a rich text editor using rust and React

We used to use Slate.js — a fine editor — but as we’re implementing our own rich text primitives for collaborative editing, we discovered the disconnect between our own primitives and Slate’s data model to be somewhat of a hindrance. So we got to thinking - what if we just built our own Rich Text Editor (RTE)?

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