Sanding the corners: Refactoring a React component to fit the container/presentation component pattern

The road to React grok has been a long and arduous one and with all this deep understanding we’ve been gaining over the last couple of tutorials my mind and soul grow weary. Whilst...

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Presentation Components and Container Components and Stateless Functional Components, OH MY!

Whilst frequenting my favourite slack haunt one of my fellow slackers mentioned that they had recently been googling up a storm and looking at a number of different React examples. Whilst researching they had...

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Jazzing up data capture: How to make a dynamic data driven form with ReactJS

In the previous tutorials we have been creating an app to automatically generate personalised invitation scrolls to give to new initiates to React inviting them to join us on our epic quest to grok...

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Learning the new spells: Using ES2015 javascript with React and Babel

Well due to the wonderful work you’ve done on our recruitment scroll application The Reactionary Guild has seen an influx of Javascript wizards who are bringing new and even more powerful ECMAScript 2015 spells!...

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Faster than a speeding repaint: The VirtualDOM and why it’s so dang fast!

I’m sure that my humble blog isn’t the first site that you’ve visited whose topic was the React.js library. If it is then I’m obviously honoured but most likely I was not your first....

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Embracing dark code magic: JSX and why it’s not all that evil

Yes code-venturers, in this week’s tutorial we are going to embrace the dark code wizardry that is JSX. Now if you’ve even had a cursory glance at React you will have already seen JSX...

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Escaping the mines of Tedium: How to build a basic build pipeline for React using Webpack and NPM

Hello and welcome back! I’m so glad to see that you’ve accepted my invitation to come on this epic Code Quest to the end of grok (of React) and back! If you have no...

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Beginning your code quest: How to write your first React component

Good ‘morrow brave code-venturer! Welcome to the town of The Reactionary. I assume you’ve come to learn the fine arts of ReactJS; and learn you shall. In this first post, in what I hope...

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The Beginning of the Chain Reactionary: How a Slack comment started a blog

About a month ago I was enjoying myself, as I often do, in the electronic company of like-minded individuals in one of my favourite slack channels when a message came through that changed the...

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The Reactionary has arrived time to party!!!

Hello one and all and welcome to The Reactionary. A blog where you and I will learn together the subtle, as well as the down right obvious, nuances of the React.js library by Facebook.

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