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React Wednesday – How the Hermes JavaScript engine makes React Native apps Faster and Leaner

On September 16th, 2020, we spoke with Facebook React Native and Oculus team members about the Hermes JavaScript engine. Hermes is an alternative for JavaScriptCore on Android. The design of the Hermes engine produces applications with a smaller disk footprint and less memory consumption. The use of Hermes is optional. You can switch your React…

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Taking full advantage of parameterized routes in react-router

The react-router project is the go-to library for client-side route management for React (and React Native). It is easy to use, well maintained, and solves the vast majority of routing needs for the vast majority of react projects (big ups to Michael Jackson, Ryan Florence, and all the great community members). It’s likely even more powerful and featureful than you may…

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Using React Native to drive Dual-Screen Devices – Microsoft Surface Duo team

Microsoft released Surface Duo on September 10th, 2020. Surface Duo is a brand-new device from Microsoft with dual-screen capability. A user can fold-open the device into one or two-screen mode. The two-screen mode is a new model for mobile developers to understand and tailor their applications. We spoke on React Native for dual-screen mobile devices…

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React Wednesdays – How to Make Remote Work Suck 45% Less

Participants: TJ VanVoll – Developer Advocate for KendoReact. Dan DiGangi – User Experience Transformation Team Engineering Manager for DocuSign. Co-manager of React Loop – Chicago-based React conference. Dan Skaggs – Software Engineering Leadership for a large multi-national media company.  Rob Ocel – Architect and Front-end lead at ThisDotLabs software consultancy. Dan Wilson – Director of Marketing and Developer Relations…

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