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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert)
Web User interface engineer with over twelve years of experience building cutting edge web applications and a massive experience in the web industry
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Jan 18
I still work hard on Fridays, but hey... it's Friday! 😊
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Jan 10
Never isolate yourself, aways try to see what the others are doing. Isolation almost invariably means POVERTY and BACKWARDNESS - "Thomas Sowell". Photo by Iz zy on Unsplash
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Jan 9
How my day looks like: planning and coding 😊
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Jan 5
Simplified User flow of a video on demand page. It's so important to plan twice ahead before you start coding. Keep your focus of the main thing, always plan your game ahead.
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Jan 2
Happy new year everyone. I wish you good health and FOCUS on this new year 2019. Keep your FOCUS on what matters and together let's crush it! Photo by Tommy on Unsplashon
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Dec 28
I use my subway rides to learn something new everyday. It is 1 hour everyday, 4 hours every week, 16 hours every month, 192 hours every year. How do you use your commute time?
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Dec 27
How often do you use "git diff"? There are times when you don't need to commit every change you make in a file. Using "git diff" helps to identify what has changed (code added in green vs code removed in red), thus allowing you to easily cleanup (removi…
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Dec 22
Behind people's inability to see you past your failures, your shadowy days, past their preconceived ideas ... I see a big time opportunity to prove them wrong! Don't you?
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Dec 22
A little pet projet's inspection on the weekend doesn't hurt. Have a great weekend guys 😎
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Dec 21
I recommend "Zero Bounce" for your thorough email validation and checking needs. Using their flexible API, you can easily customize your email validation system and filter your subscribers email addresses by domains, corporation, validity and more. For…
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Dec 7
A great developer should use critical thinking in his/her professional choices. Don't just use a technology because everyone else is using it. Take the time to investigate, think, ask yourself questions: Is this really for me or my project? Do I really ne…
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Dec 6
I can relate!
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Dec 4
A pull request is in my opinion a democratic exercise. Why? because your code makes it to production only if approved by your peers.
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Dec 4
Do you actually know the difference between NPM "dependencies" and "dev dependencies"? Let me use the analogy of a chef: The chef's "Dev dependencies": These are tools or helpers used to make the cooking "more efficient and enjoyable", but their usage is…
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Dec 3
Use nested "objects destructuring" when you need precise access to deeply nested properties. Case study: You made an API request and expect a response object whose structure is predictable, but you only need a few properties located deep down in a list…
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Nov 29
Interested in testing your UI components in isolation? try . With storybook, you can setup a playground for your UI components, create testing scenarios (stories) and thus gain confidence on your components' stability and performance.
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Nov 28
I recommend "sketching" (hardcode) your components in order to focus on establishing your architecture. Case study: I'm creating a component which displays among many other things a time duration in a specific format (hh:mm:ss). Because I'm focused on es…
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Nov 22
I found this interesting article on the various ways a component can return multiple elements with React 16. This might interest you.
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Nov 22
Do you sometimes need to generate mock data for you application? Try mockaroo. (image from )
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Eric Njanga (JS developer/ReactJS expert) Nov 22
The "Click Away Listener" is Material UI's amazing approach to detecting clicks outside a component. Just wrap any component with it, provide a handler and forget about it. How cool is that? #…
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