Category: Redux

Stop using “setTimeout()” on front-ends to remedy undesired behavior!

Anyone who has worked on any sort of complex front-end where either race conditions or lifecycle issues temp us to use setTimeout() to wrestle with async problems. In Angular 2 and React apps, there are lifecycles to components and the logic of these lifecycles can be confusing and sometimes, counter-productive to the specific task you […]

Yodagram – Making a simple REST API for an existing React/Redux app using Express.js and MongoDB

Source code for Yodagram hosted by GitHub. In the beginning, there was jQuery… I’ll tell you a story, not for my own amusement, but so you can hopefully avoid the proverbial rabbit holes I fell through… Some time ago, I had no knowledge of how to make anything beyond the most basic website in JavaScript. […]