Getting started with PreactJS

PreactJS is a fast 3kB alternative to React with the same ES6 API

First, some background…

PreactJS is developed by Jason Miller — one of my programming heroes. The framework was developed with a goal of providing high performance, memory efficiency and close compatibility with React API with an aim to keep the footprint as small as possible i.e 3kb. Preact is increasingly getting adopted in the community with a bunch of high load websites already using it successfully in production.

 

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Upload Multiple Files To Cloudinary Using React Dropzone & Axios

We had a requirement in one of our recent client’s project to provide a lot of file uploading. Being a developer we are quite used to the whole uploading process & the time it takes on the internet. However, file upload can be a daunting experience for a massive amount of users on the internet so, be mindful when you’re working on one.

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5 React Native Open Source Projects To Learn From

Best way to learn writing software is to read open source code — Every Senior Programmer.

Reading open source code is the best and effective way to teach yourself to write better code, especially if the tool is fairly new or the standards around that tool are still evolving. ReactNative is a perfect candidate for such a tool. It is under constant iteration cycle with APIs evolving with every release, Massive pool of libraries to chose from and a very limited list of resources on how to move beyond getting started guides. Even otherwise, It is always a best practice to read open source code every now and then.

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3 resources to crack the art of learning something new

These are the lists of resources I read/watch before I begin learning something entirely new. I hope it helps you.

I’m always fascinated by the thrill of learning something new. It adds enormous value to my mental and physical being. It even helps me see things from a different perspective and shapes my overall thinking process in an impactful manner.

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How to create self hosted Heroku like server in 5 simple steps.

Goal — `git push` and enjoy your coffee ☕️

Building a server from ground zero to host a production app could be a real pain. The whole process of installing all the dependencies one by one with their appropriate version, and keeping necessary configs in check is very tedious. There are a few tools to automate these tasks, such as, Chef, Puppet, F*cking Shell Script etc. but they come with their own DSL which requires a learning curve. None of them work out of the box.

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