What I learned making my first open source React component

  • A folder for your code, a folder for your demo app (plus dev server and hot loading, yay\o/), a folder that you should use and I didn’t, some build stuff for shipping… – – Basically, it gives you everything you need so you can focus on your component and don’t…
  • You need a demo page so you can show off your component in action.
  • react-lazyload-fadein, for example, has a demo page that shows off different ways you can use it.
  • People will find out about your component in different ways.
  • Especially if someone could figure out how to slurp in the README file and make that demo page for you 🤔 – – The React community is a bit silly and loves to invent new patterns to bicker about.

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