A React component goes through different phases as it lives in an application, though it might not be evident that anything is happening behind the scenes.
Let’s take a basic on-page link:
So many web projects use npm to pull in their dependencies, for both the front end and back. npm install and away it goes, pulling thousands of files into a node_modules folder in our projects to import/require anything. It’s an important cog in the great machine of web development.
Have you seen Local by Flywheel? It’s a native app for helping set up local WordPress developer environments. I absolutely love it and use it to do all my local WordPress development work. It brings a lovingly designed GUI to highly technical tasks in a way that I think works very well. Plus it just works, which wins all the awards with me. Need to spin up a new site locally? Click a few buttons. Working on … Read article “Using Local with Flywheel”
This is not a sponsored post. I requested a beta access for this site called Stackbit a while back, got my invite the other day, and thought it was a darn fine idea that’s relevant to us web nerds — particularly those of us who spin up a lot of JAMstack sites.
TIL about the HLS video format:
Keen is an analytics tool that makes it wonderfully easy to collect data. But Keen is unique in that it is designed not just to help you look at that data, but to share that data with your own customers! Customer-facing metrics, as it were.
Any overflow value other than visible and no height is the enemy of child elements with position: sticky;. It’s like that element is ready to stick when the parent scrolls, but it never does because the height is unconstrained. Adding a fixed height can solve the issue, but that’s not always desirable.
Multi-step forms can be a great idea! By only showing a few inputs on a screen at a time, the form may feel … Read article “The Magic of React-Based Multi-Step Forms”