Posts Tagged - Newbie

Adventures In TypeScript: Typing My Way Out of Problems

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I’ve been taking more and more tickets with the new gig. This week I was tracking down some text to make some updates, and this was not as simple as I thought it might be, so I decided to take some notes and reflect on some stuff I learned.

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Adventures In TypeScript: Destructuring and Code Organization

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I’ve been diving deep into the JavaScript ecosystem via TypeScript. One thing I’m observing in the more established engineering culture I’m part of now is the idea of cleaner code using things like destructuring. I am still new to this type of stack, so I wanted to talk about it and understand how we can better organize code.

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Modules in React

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The organization of your apps is one of the most effortless quality of life improvements you can make. Recently I’ve been deep-diving into React for a work project, and I was able to get a crash course in how you organize one such app. Including how React treats its files and how we’re importing them. So today, I’d like to get into how React handles modules and how importing is done.

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Implementing Routing in React

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Implementing routing in React applications can be one of the first tasks you undertake in the coding part of the development lifecycle. This was true for my team when we sat down to a mob programming session to go through a couple of our stories for a project. We brought in some help from people who know React to help us get started. I am not a React developer, so this is the first time I had actual exposure to people with expertise, so I am grateful it was a group programming session. I don’t know what I was doing when the rest of the world learned React, but I can only guess it had something to do with playing the Sims. Regardless I use the right tool for the job, and I need to learn it now. The first thing we did was implement some routing, and I will implement a much more simplified version of what we did below to show what I learned.

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