React Newsletter #52

React 15.4.0, how to learn React and what to build along the way, and a dummy's guide to Redux and Thunk in React


React v15.4.0

The React team doesn't normally write a blog post about minor version updates, but there's one now! There are a lot of exciting things changing and it's a must read of anyone using React day to day.


How To Learn React (and what to build along the way)

Front end coding is a skill. Well, maybe more like a bundle of skills. JavaScript, React, HTML, CSS, build tools, command line usage… there’s a lot to know!

Like any skill, you need practice before you dive in and build the next Facebook. The best practice comes from concrete projects that you can start and finish.

So what makes a good learning project? Dave Ceddia dives into this question for us!


A Dummy’s Guide to Redux and Thunk in React

Grasping Redux can be difficult. This guide hopes to make it a little bit easier.

Controlled and uncontrolled form inputs in React don't have to be complicated

Forms are central to many web apps out there. And yet, form handling in React seems to be a bit of a… corner stone? Fear no more. Let Gosh show you the differences between the approaches, as well as when you should use each.

A beginner’s step-by-step guide to Code Splitting with Webpack 2 and React Router

Code splitting has been a hot topic for the last week. Thankfully Dennis decided to do something about it and created this great guide to code splitting with Webpack 2 and React Router.


Is Fiber Ready Yet?

React Fiber is an ongoing reimplementation of React's core algorithm. Here's a graph of its progress.


A lightweight React for Trumbowyg - a WYSIWYG editor.

Office UI Fabric

Fabric’s robust, up-to-date components are built with the React framework. Look through the component list to see the building blocks that are available using Fabric React.


Next.js is a minimalistic framework for universal server-rendered React applications.

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