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#371 – August 29, 2022
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A deep dive on composition in React. Learn the key principles for designing and building reusable components that scale.
Did you know that you could write any React Application as a single React Component? There's absolutely nothing technically stopping React from putting your entire application into one giant component. Your function would be HUGE. There'd be a TON of hooks for state and side-effects, but it's totally possible.
While learning how to implement these advanced topics in React without any form library, you will get to know how form libraries would perform these tasks for you. Eventually you will use such form library yourself, for example React Hook Form, to accomplish these more advanced tasks for you.
In this final article, we'll extend the chat application features. You will learn how to keep your users engaged by sending them desktop notifications when they are not online and how you can read and save the messages in a JSON file.
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