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Migrating to react-static and Netlify

August 1, 2020, 1:47 PM

React

For a long time, my default has been create-react-app and GitHub Pages together to host static sites, this one included. But for static sites, React is almost solely a developer convenience, not a benefit to the end user; if anything, it is a detriment to the end user. React is ...

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Why functional components are the future of React (but hooks are dangerous)

June 25, 2019, 1:21 AM

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I was skeptical. Why would I ever write a functional component instead of a class component? Now, I've seen the light, but also the alluring danger of hooks.