4. Four ways to style react components – codeburst

  • All depend on your personal preferences and the specific complexity of your application.If you want to add just a few style properties, then inline styling is the best option.When you want to reuse your style properties in the same file then style-component are perfect.When your application is more complex I…
  • Instead they are specified with an object whose key is the camelCased version of the style name, and whose value is the style’s value, usually a string.We can create a variable that stores style properties and then pass it to the element like style={nameOfvariable}We can also pass the styling directly…
  • CSS ModulesA CSS Module is a CSS file in which all class names and animation names are scoped locally by default.
  • Great article about css modules here.Similar to css we import css file import styles ‘.
  • Styled-components 💅Styled-components is a library for React and React Native that allows you to use component-level styles in your application that are written with a mixture of JavaScript and CSSFirst we need to install styled-components librarynpm install styled-components –saveNow we can create a variable by selecting a particular html element…

There are four different options to style React components. All depend on your personal preferences and the specific complexity of your application. In React, inline styles are not specified as a…
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How to Style React Components with styled-component

  • With components, it has started to make more sense to include styling inline within a component like so:source: www.styled-components.comWhy Inline Styling?You may be thinking to yourself, isn’t inline styling bad practice?
  • In the case of components though, inline styling has many advantages over vanilla CSS styling.
  • Acording to Radium’s website (another tool for inline styling) the benefits of using inline styling with components are:Scoped styles without selectors (styles are on component itself)Avoids specificity conflicts (two style definitions for one element)Source order independence (doesn’t rely on the order files are imported)Dead code elimination (no unused classes as in CSS)Highly expressive (easier to read JSX)Original using styled-components— cool.
  • extend“ syntax.Styling with styled-componentsResulting WebpageFinishing UpInline styling of components is a powerful option to consider when building out user interfaces with React.
  • There is a lot more that styled-components is capable of and I recommend looking through there tutorials and guides to get a better understanding of how awesome inline styling of your components can be!

Traditional styling of websites relies on having an external stylesheet with CSS. This tradition has been challenged with the advent of React and component based UI design. With components, it has…
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This Week In React #5

This Week In React #5 @ericnakagawa  #JavaScript #Reactjs

  • A project at Khan Academy that I worked on started using React, so I started learning it when I joined the project.
  • Projects aimed at beginning React developers.
  • A common concern when using React is whether or not your site will be indexed by Google.
  • The project got converted over about a week after React was publicly announced, so I’ve been at it about as long as anyone outside of Facebook.
  • Each post shall feature 3+ interesting projects and an interview with someone from the community.

17 projects, 1 interview, 1 launch, and 11 upcoming events!
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