Author Mariusz Marcak
Mariusz Marcak
User and business minded Web and Mobile Tech Enthusiast.

Cross-Platform Apps vs Native Apps

Native apps are the ones built for a specific operating system, like Android, iOS, or Windows. Cross-platform apps are the ones built-in web languages (like JavaScript) that can be later pulled (f.e. through React Native) as native apps able to work on any operating system and device. Web can do more each and every day, […]

React TL;DR #7 – Most Useful React Content From January 2020

A Recap of Frontend Development in 2019 WebAssembly becomes the 4th language of the web joining HTML, CSS, and JavaScript TypeScript usage surges — many developers fall in love React continues to lead while devs are consumed by hooks The React core team shifts to focusing on developer experience and tools to make us more […]

How React Native Can Cut Your Development Costs

As much as we hate to admit it, we’re living in a world fueled by price pressure and the need to have everything done yesterday in the most cost-effective way possible. App development isn’t cheap – it takes developers years to master their craft, and they are always in high demand. Yet there are ways […]

React TL;DR Recap. The Most Useful React Content From 2019

All React + TypeScript Cheatsheets The Basic Cheatsheet (/README.md) is focused on helping React devs just start using TS in React apps The Advanced Cheatsheet (/ADVANCED.md) helps show and explain advanced usage of generic types for people writing reusable type utilities/functions/render prop/higher ordercomponents and TS+React libraries. The Migrating Cheatsheet (/MIGRATING.md) helps collate advice for incrementally […]

React TL;DR #6 – Most Useful React Content From December 2019

6 Tips For Better React Performance Features: Utilize render bail-out techniques Avoid inline objects Avoid anonymous functions Lazy load components that are not instantly needed Tweak CSS instead of forcing a component to mount & unmount Memoize expensive calculations React Portals in 3 Minutes Perfect for scenarios where CSS styles are restraining your elements. You […]

When Not To Use GatsbyJS?

Don’t let the title fool you – Gatsby is an awesome solution and one that really suits a lot of development projects. However, over the past few weeks, we’ve been talking about how great Gatsby is for creating new websites and apps. But…as with every framework, it does have its drawbacks, and there are times […]

Is GatsbyJS The Best Framework For Building Static Websites? What Are The Other Alternatives?

What is Gatsby JS? GatsbyJS is an open-source React-based, GraphQL powered static site generator (SSG). In slightly more simple terms, this means that it combines the very best bits of React, Webpack, React-router, GraphQL, and other front-end tools, creating one single solution that web developers love to use. It uses precompilation features to build a […]

React TL;DR #5 – Most Useful React Content From November 2019

TypeScript 3.7 Arrived With Many Great Features Features: Optional Chaining Nullish Coalescing Assertion Functions Better Support for never-Returning Functions –declaration and –allowJs (More) Recursive Type Aliases The useDefineForClassFields Flag and The declare Property Modifier Build-Free Editing with Project References Uncalled Function Checks Flatter Error Reporting // @ts-nocheck in TypeScript Files Semicolon Formatter Option Website and […]

What Is React Concurrent Mode And Why You Will Love It?

Not long ago, Facebook introduced Concurrent Mode (on the day of writing this article it is still experimental). Concurrent Mode has been built with user and development experience in mind, but this time it looks like it really has a lot to offer, and is about to be a huge step forward for React. There […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Be Using React

Few words about React If your still not yet fully familiar with React, it is so far the hottest and the most wanted JavaScript framework, that enables you to build highly performant and extremely user-friendly interfaces. Facebook released React as open-source in 2013. Since then the popularity of the framework was just emerging. Many big […]