Ivan Linko’s answer to How good is ReactJS for building e-commerce websites?

  • A common E-commerce website usually comprises a plethora of forms to fill, complex filters, elements, which interact with different APIs, maps, etc.
  • With the help of React you can easily implement all of those features, making it a good option to build highly interactive E-commerce websites.
  • One of the great things about React is that it allows for a rather convenient way of storing and manipulating the state of your app (e.g. filtering through items is a change in the state of the app).
  • What’s more, React comes with a whole bunch of ready-made modules for all occasion, not mentioning that it’s easy to test and scale.
  • We’ve used React in some of our E-commerce projects and it recommended itself as a very mature and versatile technology.

A common E-commerce website usually comprises a plethora of forms to fill, complex filters, elements, which interact with different APIs, maps, etc. With the help of React you can easily implement all of those features, making it a good option to build highly interactive E-commerce websites. One of the great things about React is that it allows for a rather convenient way of storing and manipulating the state of your app (e.g. filtering through items is a change in the state of the app). What’s more, React comes with a whole bunch of ready-made modules for all occasion, not mentioning that it’s easy to test and scale.
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React UI Frameworks, Compared – Gather Engineering

React UI Frameworks, Compared  #reactjs #semanticui #antdesign #react #javascript #reactjs

  • Created by Alibaba, Ant Design React includes a great many polished and usable components — probably more than any other React UI library.Ant Design (Date Range Picker)Component Breadth: A+Every component we needed is included.Quality of implementation: AGood-looking components, plenty of options and interoperability.Ease of re-styling: B+Themeable, but not built for overhaul.Typescript support: A+Written…
  • Typescript support: FDoes not appear to have any TypeScript typings.Quality of documentation: BInteractive examples of each component, but nothing else about the framework itself.Project health: B~1.5K Github stars, maintained by open-source contributors.Cost: FreeAn implementation of the popular Semantic UI framework, this library is polished has a lot to offer, but…
  • Type bindings are still in development, but are included for most components.Quality of documentation: A+Interactive examples of each component, clear navigation information on theming, component options, and sample layouts.Project health: B~1.5K Github stars, maintained by open-source contributors.Cost: FreeSencha’s React UI framework is costly each year, but its breadth of components,…
  • Ease of re-styling: A+Clear documentation on theming, four built-in themes (including Material Design and Bootstrap), and support for Sencha Themer.Typescript support: A+Written in TypeScript, with full bindings.Quality of documentation: AExamples of each component, with tons of options explained, but a bit confusing to navigate, and interactive examples are often limited…
  • It appears to simply be a set of wrappers for jQuery version.Kendo UI React (Dropdown)Component Breadth: A-Not as many components as the Angular/jQuery versions, but could be enough for many applications.Quality of implementation: ASeem robust, though the default style isn’t wonderful.Ease of re-styling: A+Clear documentation on theming, four built-in themes…

The open-source community around React is enormous, and we’re constantly seeing new solutions and approaches to solve the problems we have as developers. Looking into React UI libraries, we’ve come a…
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Building Size-Aware React Components – LogRocket

Building Size-Aware #ReactJS Components:  by @b_edelstein #JavaScript

  • When using an HTML5 Canvas that has to be re-drawn whenever its size changesWhen building a layout where the user can adjust the sizes of different panesWhen using elements or 3rd party libraries that require a known size like react-virtualized, fixed-data-table, etc.When rendering elements with absolute positioning that need their position adjusted when the container size changes.When animating an element’s size with CSS with additional logic that depends on this animated sizeSome of these behaviors may be achievable with CSS, or by managing window size with the onResize event, but in the interest of building React components that are maximally reusable, it makes sense to encapsulate this logic into the component itself.
  • This method is called whenever the component’s size or position changes, and can be used to trigger side effects or put the dimensions into state.This solves most of the earlier examples but there’s one issue — a chicken and egg problem.
  • As such, we don’t always know the dimensions in the render function, so it’s not entirely possible for the component to have render logic based on its dimensions.react-sizemeTo solve this problem, we turn to a library called react-sizeme.
  • This library is similar to react-measure but uses a clever solution to solve the aforementioned problem.react-sizeme does an initial, invisible render of the component to measure its size.
  • Usually this feels quite fast, but in practice, I’ve noticed a slight delay in detecting changes which can lead to a component feeling slow.In general, react-measure has less of a performance impact, so it should be used if possible, but in cases where a component’s initial render depends on its size, then react-sizeme is a good option.Resources

When building React apps, it is sometimes advantageous for components to have awareness of their size and position on screen. This is useful both for rendering content initially, but also for…
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Codecademy Launches Free ReactJS Courses – WordPress Tavern

Codecademy Launches Free ReactJS Courses #wordpress #wp #themes

  • Codecademy Launches Free ReactJS Courses
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  • In August 2014, the learning environment at Codecademy was overhauled to use React.js and members have been asking for a React course since that time.
  • Learn ReactJS: Parts I and II teach students how to build React applications in 11 hours time.
  • The courses already have more than 100,000 students enrolled and are likely to become popular additions to Codecademy’s catalog, as React’s popularity is currently soaring past all other front-end frameworks.

Codecademy, the free interactive coding education site, has launched a new ReactJS course. For the past five years, the site’s free, self-guided courses have attracted more than 25 million students. Codecademy recently partnered with the White House as part of the TechHire initiative to promote more diverse entrepreneurship in the tech industry through coding education. The site’s catalog includes basic courses like HTML and CSS fundamentals and programming language courses for JavaScript, Ruby, Python, and PHP.
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Declarative routes with GraphQL and Relay · Issue #736 · kriasoft/react-starter-kit · GitHub

Declarative routes with #GraphQL and Relay:  #ReactJS

  • }], queries : { viewer : () => Relay.QL ` query { viewer } ` , tasks : () => Relay.QL ` query { task( id: $id ) } ` }, component : ‘ .
  • But if you’re using Relay in your project, declarative routes might also be a good option.
  • So that when you reference the routes.json file in your code (e.g. import routes from ‘.
  • RSK is currently using imperative (or, functional) routes.
  • By using a simple loader for Webpack (see routes-loader.js ) you can transform such routes into JavaScript during compilation by using wonderful path-to-regexp library.

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Declarative routes with GraphQL and Relay · Issue #736 · kriasoft/react-starter-kit · GitHub