React Digest #122 for November 20, 2017

  • How Redux Can Make You a Better Developer When React came out I was really amazed with its easiness of use and learning curve.
  • When I first started learning React I wasn’t aware of the fact that React is just a library and not a fully fledged framework.
  • Other frameworks would give you solutions and architecture out of the box which is not the case with React lib.
  • Getting from Redux to a state machine This article is about Stent – a Redux-liked library that creates and manages state machines.
  • In this post we’ll break down the “Redirects (Auth)” example on the React Router documentation to learn how to create authenticated routes (routes that only certain users can access based on their authentication status) using React Router.

When React came out I was really amazed with its easiness of use and learning curve. When I first started learning React I wasn’t aware of the fact that React is just a library and not a fully fledged framework. I wasn’t aware that I would need to make all decisions about architecture and what exactly I would need to use in order to solve some common tasks. Other frameworks would give you solutions and architecture out of the box which is not the case with React lib. Yes, someone might say that I was naive and dumb but that naivety and my will to learn new things pushed me forward and made me a better developer and decision maker.
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Why Rails developers should learn React – Statuscode – Medium

Why #Rails developers should learn #ReactJS:  #JavaScript

  • Since Facebook released it in 2013, React has rapidly grown in popularity among developers — from solo hackers to small startups to large teams, a lot of people are choosing React to build their web and mobile apps.In many ways, React is to the modern frontend, as Rails is to the backend — there are many alternatives, but React has the best combination of simplicity, power and community momentum to make it a great choice.Web UIs have matured a lot over the last decade.
  • Many companies are moving their frontend away from plain Rails templates and jQuery over to React, so learning React would give you a unique advantage over others vying for the same jobs.Every other job post on Hacker News mentions it.Even if React itself is replaced by something else, the concept of reactive UI — UI as functional components is here to stay.
  • Coming from an imperative background, React’s declarative approach will make you see software in a different light and make you a better developer.It’s also your chance to get into mobile developmentOnce you learn to use React with Rails, you can also use React Native to build mobile apps for the same API.
  • Since many people are finding React superior at least for medium to large projects, you might want to consider using it right from the start of a project if you expect it to grow into more than a small side project.As the tooling around React improves (see Create React App), the initial hurdles to getting productive with React will also disappear (as they did with Rails).
  • There are many pros and cons and different configurations for using these gems.There are also other ways to use React with Rails, as outlined in this accompanying blog post.Here’s a few other tutorials, tools and resources worth checking out:For a quick and easy start, check out my Free React on Rails course on Learnetto.

Rails developers should learn React because there’s growing market demand for developers who know both. Learning to use React will make you more money and a better developer. React is an open-source…
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Why Rails developers should learn React – Building Learnetto – Medium

React + Rails = Mo money, mo chops” -  #reactjs #rubyonrails

  • Once you learn to use React with Rails, you can also use React Native to build mobile apps for the same API.
  • There are also other ways to use React with Rails.
  • Rails developers should learn React because there’s growing market demand for developers who know both.
  • As the tooling around React improves (see Create React App ), the initial hurdles to getting productive with React will also disappear (as they did with Rails).
  • There’s a huge and growing market demand for React developers.

Rails developers should learn React because there’s growing market demand for developers who know both. Learning to use React will make you more money and a better developer. React is an open-source…
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Why Rails developers should learn React

Why Rails developers should learn React -  by @hrishio #rubyonrails #reactjs

  • Once you learn to use React with Rails, you can also use React Native to build mobile apps for the same API.
  • Rails developers should learn React because there’s growing market demand for developers who know both.
  • There are also other ways to use React with Rails.
  • As the tooling around React improves (see Create React App ), the initial hurdles to getting productive with React will also disappear (as they did with Rails).
  • The way, your investment in learning React gives you the chance to easily build cross-platform apps.

Learnetto: Online courses for learning to make web and mobile apps
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