React Round Up

React Hook Form with Vijit Ail – RRU 145

React Hook Form is a terrific way to manage state in, from, and through, your forms in React. Since React itself doesn’t give you much to manage forms, React Hook Form steps into the gap to help you manage your forms and provide features and functionality to your forms. Our guest, Vijit Ail worked through…

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Utility First CSS with Tailwind, is it the right choice for you? – RRU 144

Let’s dive deep into the pros and cons of Utility First CSS and Tailwind CSS in particular as Jack plays defense and Paige and TJ play devils advocates. Let’s see who comes out on top and give you some insights into whether or not Tailwind CSS is the right choice for your next project. Panel…

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Client Side, Server Side, and Static Site Rendering, Oh My! – RRU 143

Paige, Jack, and TJ discuss the details of the different ways that you can render a React application. They talk about the pros and cons of each approach, how they work, and the common mythos surrounding each one. Panel Jack Herrington Paige Niedringhaus TJ VanToll Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator Raygun | Click here to get…

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Clean Code with Tyler Hawkins – RRU 142

In today’s show, frontend engineer Tyler Hawkins shares his tips on how you can write clean, maintainable and readable code. Using the examples from his article on the same subject, he explains the importance of using clean code principles to make it easier for different developers to collaborate on a codebase. Tyler also discusses how…

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The 3 Essentials for Successful Job Outcomes – BONUS

Chuck dives into the 3 essentials for getting the next successful outcome you want in your career. Whether that’s something simple like a raise or something more complex like going freelance, you can achieve it by working on 3 main areas. First, building skills. The most obvious type of skills you’ll need is technical skills….

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How to Structure Your React Projects – RRU 141

Akash Joshi Is a frequent blogger across many of the larger blogs across the internet. He joins the Round Up to share his opinions on how you should put your React applications together as well as some tips on where you shouldn’t put files and where you should avoid putting specific types of files. Some…

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How to Get Hired at a FANG Company – BONUS

Chuck explains what he taught Nathan last week when we asked how to get hired at a FANG (Facebook Apple/Amazon Netflix Google) company. Essentially, it boils down to how to build the skills and knowledge needed to pass the interview. How to build the relationships to get into the door and have the interviewer want…

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Fast Production-Ready React Apps with AWS Amplify with Yash Garudkar – RRU 140

Yash Garudkar joins the Round Up to discuss using AWS Amplify to quickly build production ready applications. Yash also dives into how to use some of the offerings provided by AWS without needing to understand the wide array of offerings in Amazon Web Services. Panel Paige Niedringhaus TJ VanToll Guest Yash Garudkar  Sponsors Dev Influencers…

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Becoming the Go-To Person in Your Technology Area – BONUS

Chuck was on a strategic call with one of his potential coaching clients talking about cryptocurrencies and realized that this is one of the major reasons that people want to become influencers. Or, rather, that many people aspire to make a difference and/or make money and the best way to do that is to become…

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Don’t Let These Things Keep You From Podcasting – BONUS

Charles talks about the things that get developers stuck when they’re trying to start their podcast or other influencer channel. He explains how to get around having those things hamper your journey. Panel Charles Max Wood Sponsors Dev Influencers Accelerator React Error and Performance Monitoring | Sentry

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BONUS: Relationships Matter Most

Charles Max Wood talks about how to build, grow, and benefit from positive relationships within programming. He talks about how he’s built genuine positive relationships with hundreds of programmers and how he and others have grown from those relationships. He also explains that you get out of relationships what you put into them. Finally, he…

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BONUS: How Opportunities Come Your Way When You’re an Influencer

Charles Max Wood discusses several opportunities that came his way early in his podcasting career and other opportunities that have come to other people after only a couple of podcast episodes. He explains why that happens and how you can use this to create more influence as a developer. Panel Charles Max Wood

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