Glad Chinda

  Full-stack web developer learning new hacks one day at a time. Web technology enthusiast. Hacking stuffs @theflutterwave.


15 Stories by Glad Chinda

Anomalies in JavaScript arrow functions

Arrow functions can be considered regular JS functions with anomalies. Learn how to use that to your advantage.
0 14 min read

Programmatic file downloads in the browser

Blobs and object URLs exposed File downloading is a core aspect of surfing the internet. Tons of files get downloaded from the internet every day...
0 12 min read

Improve async programming with JavaScript promises

If you’ve written some asynchronous JavaScript code before, then you already have an idea about using callbacks and the issues with them. One major...
0 15 min read

Reactivity with RxJS: force press

Implementing press and hold using RxJS RxJS is a reactive programming library for JavaScript, which leverages Observable sequences to compose asynchronous or event-based programs. As...
0 11 min read

5 key Redux libraries to improve code reuse

Redux is a very popular state container used in so many modern frontend JavaScript applications. It is framework agnostic and can be used in...
0 15 min read

Lazy-loading components in React 16.6

Code-splitting and lazy-loading React components with Suspense and React.lazy() The new release of React 16.6 rolled in with some new features that can be...
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How to build a custom date picker with React

Original Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash It is very common to see forms on the web that include one or more date fields. Whether it...
0 16 min read

JavaScript typeof

Understanding type-checking in JavaScript A very important aspect of every programming language is its type system and data types. For a strictly typed programming...
0 7 min read

React Redux Connect Tutorial — When and How to Use It

React Redux Connect — How to create container components in React that are connected to the Redux state. React provides two major mechanisms for providing data...
0 8 min read

Validating React Component Props with prop-types

Learn how to improve your React components by validating props with prop-types. Props are a very important mechanism for passing read-only attributes to React...
0 8 min read

A complete guide to default props in React

Learn all you need to know about setting default props for different flavors of React components. React is a very powerful component-based JavaScript framework...
0 7 min read

A quick and complete guide to Mocha testing

Learn how to write and run tests for your JavaScript programs using Mocha Building software that is predictable, less error-prone and resilient to changes is...
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