Two years ago the folks at Artsy started working with React Native: We’ve come quite far from where we started, and I was asked if I could give a talk to summerize what we’ve learned in the last 2 years as a set of native developers using React Native. Orta Therox from their team gave […]
Yesterday I spent all day on the React Native Bridge digging deep into what gets sent over. This talk by Rotem Mizrachi-Meidan nicely details why one would want to do that. Next to the basic MessageQueue.spy(), I also used the aforementioned rn-snoopy to get some aggregated stats. A write-up of this video is also available.
Official SpaceX Falcon Heavy aftermovie: That synchronous landing of the boosters still amazes me.
Good talk by Kitze on some of the new features of React. Think Error Boundaries, the new Context API, etc. Additionally he also looks forwards to getDerivedStateFromProps, the upcoming deprecation of componentWillMount / componentWillUpdate / componentWillReceiveProps, and the aforementioned (but no longer available?) call-return feature.
Talk by Hannes Van De Vreken, as given at the recent phpCE conference in Poland: Did you know your IoC container can do a whole lot more than just constructor injection? Besides that it is actually packed with features. Inflectors, resolving callbacks, aliasing, method invocation to name a few. In this talk you will learn […]
Destin from Smarter Every Day tests a Real Life Haptic Glove – created by HaptX Inc. – and is really impressed: The glove is packed with sensors and “things” to give haptic feedback allowing one to pick up virtual things and feel stuff laying on their hand.
Waymo began as the Google self-driving car project in 2009. Today, we have the world’s only fleet of fully self-driving cars on public roads. Step into our 360° video and take control of the camera to see through the “eyes” of our car. Then, be one of the first in the world to take a […]
Dan Abramov – of Redux fame – just spoke at JSConf Iceland 2018 previewing two new features that will make it in a future version of React. The first demo shows time slicing, which can be translated to async rendering: “We’ve built a generic way to ensure that high-priority updates don’t get blocked by a […]
Today’s phones are hard to put down. Push notifications buzz in your pocket, red bubbles demand attention, and endless distractions sit at your fingertips. It can feel impossible to pull away from. But that’s kind of the point. I never understood why people would want to get notifications for every cough and sneeze. Turn ‘m […]
If you’ve totally missed out on PWAs, then this summarising video by Pete LePage is a good start. If you know what PWAs are then you might want to skip forward to the 8:30 mark, where details on the Twitter PWA (which might come to macOS soon?) are shared. In the first part of the […]