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How to Organize a Large React Application and Make It Scale

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This article is by guest author Jack Franklin. SitePoint guest posts aim to bring you engaging content from prominent writers and speakers of the Web community In this article, I'll discuss the approach I take when building and structuring large React ...

Patterns for Object Inheritance in JavaScript ES2015

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With the long-awaited arrival of ES2015 (formerly known as ES6), JavaScript is equipped with syntax specifically to define classes. In this article, I’m going to explore if we can leverage the class syntax to compose classes out of smaller parts. Kee...

Quick Tip: How to Style React Components with styled-components

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[special]While many aspects of building applications with React have been standardized to some degree, styling is one area where there are still a lot of competing options. Each has its pros can cons, and there is no clear best choice.[/special] In thi...

Choosing between React and Angular: An in-Depth Comparison

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Should I choose Angular, or React? Today's bipolar landscape of JavaScript frameworks has left many of developers struggling to pick a side in this debate. Whether you're a newcomer trying to figure out where to start, a freelancer picking a framework ...

Editorial: To Benchmark, or Not to Benchmark?

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You might have seen some headlines recently about Google's plans to retire their Octane JavaScript benchmark suite. If you're not aware of this or didn't read past the headline, let me briefly recap. Google introduced Octane to replace the industry-sta...

Learning JavaScript Test-Driven Development by Example

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You're probably already familiar with automated testing and its benefits. Having a set of tests for your application allows you to make changes to your code with confidence, knowing that the tests have your back should you break anything. It's possible...

Easily Migrate Your Existing Users to Auth0

User migration is a dreaded, sometimes unavoidable task that is difficult for developers, inconvenient for users, and expensive for business owners. The need for migrating users from one service or platform to another can stem from any number of reason...

Debugging JavaScript with the Node Debugger

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It’s a trap! You’ve spent a good amount of time making changes, nothing works. Perusing through the code shows no signs of errors. You go over the logic once, twice or thrice, and run it a few times more. Even unit tests can’t save you now, they ...

How to Choose the Right Front-End Framework for Your Company

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During an evaluation of our core web platform at Singapore-based employee benefits start-up CXA Group, we decided to shift direction away from the aging existing architecture and rebuild the front-end from scratch. One of the challenges of the platform...

Simplifying Asynchronous Coding with Async Functions

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The debut of Promises in JavaScript has lit the internet on fire—they help developers break out of callback hell and solve a lot of problems that have plagued the asynchronous code of JavaScript programmers everywhere. Promises are far from flawless,...