Austin Roy Omondi

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12 Stories by Austin Roy Omondi

Using Mapbox GL JS with React

Want to build map interfaces with React? In this post, learn to use react-map-gl to build two variations of map components.
5 6 min read

How to create your own React Hooks

Create your own custom React Hooks to tailor their functionality and add features available to class components such as stateful logic.
0 6 min read

Remotion: A framework for making videos in React 

Add Remotion to your React applications and create videos via the web using familiar concepts like CSS, WebGL, variables, and functions.
0 9 min read

How to adopt Next.js into your existing application

Learn how you can use Next.js in a pre-existing React application to add server-side rendering to your project.
1 4 min read

Building a file upload component with react-uploady and Ant Design

Make it easy for your users to upload files to your site by building a file upload component with react-uploady and Ant Design.
0 4 min read

How to build React components for codebases that use JavaScript and TypeScript

In this article, we’ll learn how we can use TypeScript with React and built components that are usable within both TypeScript and JavaScript files.
0 5 min read

How Hucssley utility classes can improve frontend development

Huccsley is an exciting technology that could make waves in web development once it leaves beta and it will be exciting to see how...
0 6 min read

Intro to Postgres + GraphQL with PostGraphile

In this article, we’ll take a look at how you can get a full-featured server up and running in minutes with PostGraphile.
3 7 min read

How to create a React Native app with PostgreSQL and GraphQL: Part 2

In the previous article, we created a GraphQL server with NodeJS and Express. Now, we'll consume the endpoints in the server we created using...
0 14 min read

How to create a React Native app with PostgreSQL and GraphQL: Part 1

In part one of this two-part series, we’ll be building a GraphQL server with a PostgreSQL database that will serve as the backend of...
2 8 min read

Alternatives to React Storybook

Documentation is important even for UI components as it helps create an environment where developers can collaborate easily and build applications faster.
0 3 min read

What to expect in React v17

React Fiber (React v16) is awesome and has taken some significant steps towards improving the developer experience as well as the quality of applications...
0 4 min read