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Matt Zabriskie

Adventures with React Native

There And Back Again

A couple weeks ago I was at a coffee shop waiting for my order and getting my morning dose of Twitter while I waited. As I scrolled through my feed on my iPhone, I noticed several of my friends were posting weird JavaScript behavior using the #wtfjs hashtag. There was some pretty classic JS weirdness like [2, 12].sort(), and 0.1 + 0.2 (go . . .

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October 26, 2015

React: Validating Children

One of the (many) great things about React is that it offers validation of properties. This greatly aids in enforcing the API of your components. If you have a Quantity component for example, that takes a numeric value property which is required, you can use propTypes to validate that your component received what it expected.

var Quantity =  . . .

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Posted in: react

June 04, 2015

React: Referencing Dynamic Children

I just started with React and decided that in order to familiarize myself with how things work I would create something useful. Talking with Ryan Florence he suggested making a tabs component. This turned out to be a great project in terms of challenging enough to really dig into React, but not so challenging that I was too focused on . . .

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Posted in: react

July 19, 2014

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