Lawrence Eagles

  Senior full-stack developer, writer, and instructor.


20 Stories by Lawrence Eagles

What’s new in Svelte: Summer 2021

Svelte updates introduced await shorthand, Svelte for VS Code, an errorMode compiler option, and other features that make Svelte's changelog worth a look.
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Using React Query for state management in React Native

Learn how to manage state in React Native using React Query, a simple state management option for your future applications.
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Understanding JavaScript decorators

Learn about JavaScript's function decorators and class decorators as well as how you can create clean and reusable decorators.
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A deep dive into CSS Module

Avoid CSS issues like name collision and dependency management with CSS Module, a CSS file in which all class names are scoped locally by...
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Building React Native applications with Styled System

Built a React Native application using styled-components and Styled System, a utility-first styling library that works in tandem with CSS-in-JS libraries.
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Building custom Node.js event emitters

There are two different types of events in Node.js. Learn more about them here as well as how to build custom event emitters.
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How to build a custom grid with SASS

There are several ways to build a custom grid in CSS. This tutorial demonstrates how to create one using the CSS float property.
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What’s new in React Query 3

Here, you can learn what React Query is and what new features have been added in its latest iteration: React Query 3.
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How to use Rockpack

Here, you can learn about the React tool Rockpack, its architecture, its modules, and why it’s needed.
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How to use the react-native-picker-select

Although react-naive-picker-select is not a full-blown form handling component, it is great at what it does, and it can make implementing select fields in...
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Guess.js and Gatsby site optimization

This article will explain how to integrate Guess.js into a Gatsby site to increase site efficiency and improve UX.
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Advanced React Hooks: Creating custom reusable Hooks

In this article, you can learn the practical applications of reusable React Hooks. After reading, you should be able to create your own advanced...
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