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Learning Update End of October 2019

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ReasonReact Pause

In the last few days, I’ve been working hard on learning ReasonReact by creating a small project. I’ve learned a lot, but it has been quite frustrating, too. At the moment, I’m trying to set up form validation logic. ReasonReact is giving me the stink eye. I recently bought the book Learn Type-Driven Development by Yawar Amin. He is a helpful member of the community and seems to know his stuff.
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Working on ReasonReact, Svelte and React

I’m currently working on three different toy apps/learning projects: a Meetup clone in Svelte.js, an online store in React (with Redux, GraphlQL, etc.), and a simple todo with ReasonReact. It’s interesting to see how different framework tackle state management, UI rendering and the complexity of front-end development. So far, I’ve found Svelte the easiest to grasp. React has the best documentation and the best ecosystem. ReasonReact is functional (OCaml with React bindings under the hood) and typed.
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Friday Picks 016

Today the “Friday Picks” are a day late. Sorry. Problem Solving and Clojure 1.9 Podcast transcript - Rich Hickey, creator of Clojure, talks about problem solving - worth a read, even if you’re not interested in Clojure Jest Tutorial for Beginners: Getting Started With Jest for JavaScript Testing (2019) by Valentino Gagliardi Web Development Simplified With Svelte by Mark Volkmann - excellent in-depth introduction into Svelte.js Docker series - learn Docker from the beginning, in the Cloud, microservices etc.
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