As software developers, we constantly need to learn new technology. Luckily, there are tons of resources to gain knowledge from. One of them are the O’Reilly books. O’Reilly is one of the main publishers for programming books. O’Reilly offers an online learning platform with top-notch quality. You gain access to all the titles from the O’Reilly library, as well as books from other well-known book sellers like Manning, The Pragmatic Bookshelf and Packt Publishing.
Sandbox your React Native development Expo CLI is a tool to install and run React Native applications. Expo is a toolchain that claims to be “the fastest way to build an app”. You can install those tools on your local machine. But maybe you want to create a stand-alone development environment using Docker containers. That way you can be sure of a consistent development environment across different machines.
What did I learn from the workshop Basic React Hooks by Kent C. Dodds? Previously, I wrote down my learnings from the React Fundamentals workshop. The second workshop introduces React hooks. Here are some insights that I found useful: Set Initial State Via Props Set an initial value by adding props to a component: <Greeting initialName="George"> Take that as an argument to the function and pass it down to useState: