Glad Chinda

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


21 Stories by Glad Chinda

How to build a custom datepicker with React

Learn how to build a custom datepicker component in your React app using native JavaScript date objects.
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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 language like Java, variables...
0 6 min read

React Redux Connect tutorial: When and how to use it

React provides two major mechanisms for providing data to components, namely props and state. While props are read-only and allow a parent component to...
0 10 min read

Validating React component props with prop-types

Props are a very important mechanism for passing read-only attributes to React components. These attributes are usually required to be of certain types or...
2 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.
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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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JavaScript ES6: 5 new abstractions to improve your code

Leverage powerful ES6 features to write better, elegant, and more predictable JavaScript. JavaScript is a very powerful programming language that runs on a wide...
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How to use React createRef

If you have been developing web applications long enough, then it is likely that at some point you have used JavaScript DOM libraries such...
2 9 min read

React Bootstrap tutorial

How to use Bootstrap with React With the increasing popularity of single-page applications over the last few years, so many frontend JavaScript frameworks have...
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