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Deep dive: How do React hooks really work?

In this article, we reintroduce closures by building a tiny clone of React Hooks. This will serve two purposes - to demonstrate the effective use of closures in building our React Hooks clone itself, and also to implement a naive mental model of how Hooks work under the hood. Finally, we …

By swyx in Opinions & Insights

Ep. #23, Working Open Source Into Your Day Job

In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, Brian invites Kent Dodds to the studio for a chat. Kent describes how he manages to actively contribute to open source projects while balancing a full-time job and a family. He also weighs in on why the developer community has over-reacted to the …

By Brian Douglas in Opinions & Insights