Recoil – An Experimental State Management Library for React

Recoil is the State Management Library for React they use at Facebook. Recoil lets you create a data-flow graph that flows from atoms (shared state) through selectors (pure functions) and down into your React components. Atoms are units of state that components can subscribe to. Selectors transform this state either synchronously or asynchronously Best to […]

SPACEX – ISS Docking Simulator

This simulator will familiarize you with the controls of the actual interface used by NASA Astronauts to manually pilot the SpaceX Dragon 2 vehicle to the International Space Station. Successful docking is achieved when all green numbers in the center of the interface are below 0.2. Movement in space is slow and requires patience & […]

Don’t charge your MacBook Pro from the left side. Use the right side.

Ever since September 2019 I had this issue with my MacBook Pro where kernel_task would sometimes spike up to > 1000% (!) CPU load and drain my battery – even while connected to a charger. Second time this month kernel_task (with pid 0) decided to go nuts and drain my battery until my macbook shut […]

Chrome DevTools Pong – A game to play inside the Chrome DevTools

Move over Chrome Dino Game! Now you can play Pong inside the Chrome DevTools. Chrome DevTools Pong → Spoiler: How it works In case you were wondering: it’s a regular Pong game, but with the elements visually hidden (opacity: 0;) so that they only show up in the DevTools’ Layers Panel. So simple, that becomes […]

Remix – React Framework for Web Apps

The past few weeks I’ve been enjoying the newsletter of Remix, an yet to be released React Framework Remix is a web application framework for React from the authors of React Router: Michael Jackson and Ryan Florence. It provides APIs and conventions for server rendering, data loading, routing and more. You can also read some […]

The Ultimate Guide to React Native Optimization

The folks over at Callstack have published a series on React Native Optimization: In this and the following articles, we will show you how to optimize the performance and stability of your apps. Thanks to the practices described in the guide, you will improve the user experience and speed up the time-to-market of your apps. […]