React Native 0.69, React Aria's new date and time pickers, and data flow in Remix
This issue is sponsored by Retool.
This update comes with improvements for the New Architecture of React Native, new React 18 support (!!) and bundled Hermes.
Devon Govett (an Adobe engineer working on React Aria and React Spectrum) just announced that React Aria has new date and time pickers with some great features and functionality:
Jim Nielsen (director of design at Remix) writes about how Remix extends the flow of data across the network, making it truly one-way and cyclical: from the server (state), to the client (view), and back to the server (action). This is one of Remix's killer features, and it can often allow you to delete or forgo writing additional code related to state management.
This in-depth article by Dan Abramov was recently added to the new React Docs, which are still in beta. It covers why and how to remove unnecessary Effects from your components, how to cache expensive computations without Effects, how to reset and adjust component state without Effects, and more.
In this article, Josh Larson, one of the Hydrogen Core Team members, gives a behind-the-scenes look at what it's been like building Hydrogen -- Shopify's new React meta-framework for building custom storefronts. He writes about what they learned from making big bets and what it was like building a new framework from the ground up on experimental technology over the last 12 months. (We wrote more about Hydrogen ourselves in yesterday's issue of Bytes.)
This article by Joe Lencioni, from the web infrastructure team at Airbnb, takes you through Airbnb's journey from using Sass to using CSS-in-JS, and explains why they chose to use Linaria (a zero-runtime CSS-in-JS library), and the impact it's had on the developer experience and performance of Airbnb’s web app.
This post by Riccardo Cipolleschi gives an update on tools and resources to help you migrate your Native Modules and Native Components to their New Architecture equivalents, TurboModule and Fabric Components.
François Steinel writes about how he went about building a few educational online (browser) games for a client. He includes the stack and the architecture he used for the projects and walks you through his process, so you can follow along and build similar games yourself.
This tutorial walks through how to use Postman to navigate the New Relic GraphQL API and use it to explore your telemetry data, update your account, and a lot more. [sponsored]
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Verbum is a fully flexible text editor based on the Lexical framework, Facebook's replacement for Draft.js.
A visual regression testing tool for React Native, which just released v1.0.0. Created by the open source team at Formidable Labs.
The latest release from Facebook's experimental state management library for React apps.