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5 Powerful Test-Driven Development Tools (+ Tutorial)
Software is a crucial component of every modern business.
Choosing the right tool for TDD doesn’t need to be an annoying and time-consuming task. Here are the five test-driven development tools we recommend.
Selector pattern in React/Redux apps
Discover the piece you were missing in your app architectural approach
You’ve developed React/Redux web apps in the past but you may be missing the last piece to having great code maintainability and true decoupling between views and state. We will tell you how selectors worked for us and why we think they are so great!
5 console tips to debug your web apps with Chrome Dev Tools
Make the most out of your debug and test sessions
Chrome Dev Tools provides many ways to debug our web apps. But we often limit ourselves to the use of `console.log`. Improve your development workflow by using these 5 console tips to make the most out of your debug and test sessions.
Headless WordPress with React and GraphQL
How to create a single page application with React consuming Wordpress data with GraphQL
This post presents an alternative approach to create Wordpress websites using front-end cutting-edge technologies. A React single page application consuming Wordpress data using GraphQL through the Apollo Client library. Enjoy the goodies of Wordpress while offering modern, fast and memorable experiences to your users.
Scaled images in React Native
How to scale images in React Native keeping the proportions and not affecting UX
Working with Images in React Native is quite common, but what can we do when those images have different dimensions and have to fit into a box? React Native Scaled Image is the module for you. It can scale the images without impacting view rendering.
Native extensions for NodeJS
Step by step guide to understand the core concepts and build a first extension.
This article is intended for those looking to develop a first native extension with NodeJS. First, we’ll look into the concepts that are important to understand to get started. Later, I will show how to build our first native extension with a practical example. And finally, I will leave some links to read more about it
Async actions handling with redux-thunk
Using redux-thunk to work with asynchronicity
Working with async actions in Redux can be troublesome, there are many actions and reducers that fire up incorrectly, so here is a short and concise tutorial to start working with redux-thunk and handling async actions in Redux, complete with code samples and repository that you can use as boilerplate for your projects
5 tips to write animations' specs that developers will love
Designers, start trusting developers with your motions
In the digital world, collaboration between designers and developers is crucial. Too often, when it comes to animations, we rely on vague descriptions of the expected effect. Here, we focus on how to write detailed and useful animations specifications so that developers can implement pixel-perfect animations.
Inversion of Control in NodeJS
Why and how we built our own IoC library
Organizing your NodeJS code without a framework can be tricky. This is why we built NaN-IoC. Here we’ll show you how we implemented the key pattern for frameworks and how to use it. The post includes an Under the hood section to get a deeper understanding and code excerpts for a practical approach.
Building APIs in one minute with custom CLI
How I developed an open-source CLI to avoid further copy-pasting
This is the short-story of how I developed an open-source CLI to avoid repetitive and tedious copy-pasting. The result is a scaffolding tool that allows to make APIs in less than 1 minute. It’s a complement to RESTLIB that generates controllers, services, models and validators with one simple command.