Kristofer Selbekk

  Bekker. Bulldog owner. Dad. React enthusiast. 🎩🥂🍔


11 Stories by Kristofer Selbekk

A guide to features and updates in React DevTools

Discover five essential React DevTools features that you might not have tried yet or didn’t even know existed.
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Top 10 podcasts for web developers in 2021

Looking to brush up on the latest tech and career advice from the web dev community? Check out the best web development podcasts.
0 5 min read

Creating React contexts for fun and profit

We dive into what a context is in React, when you should be reaching for them, and the best way to create them.
0 4 min read

What is a cache?

In this article, we're going to go through what a cache is, and what kinds of caching is relevant for most frontend developers.
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Diving into the new JSX transform

With React 17, you no longer need to import React in your files to use React. Confused? This article will tell you what you...
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Real confidence with Cypress E2E tests

I hope this article gets you as fired up as I am about testing. Not because testing is cool, but because it’s extremely boring....
0 6 min read

Creating forms in React in 2020

This article will show you a few different ways to handle form values in React. We’ll look at useState, custom Hooks, and, finally, no...
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New media queries you need to know

This article will take you through some of the most interesting new media queries in this new specification, and show you how to use...
5 4 min read

A late adopter’s guide to TypeScript

Today, I’m full-on sold on TypeScript. I’m what you’d call a late adopter of these weird, yet wonderful type definitions people kept hassling me...
0 5 min read

How to do semantics the right way

This article will show you why semantics on the web is important, what kind of semantic elements are built into HTML, and how you...
0 5 min read

How to migrate from HOCs to Hooks

The future is here, and you’re loving every single second of writing your React code with Hooks. You’re all like “useThis” and “useThat” and...
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