Samaila Bala

  I'm a frontend engineer and technical writer.


9 Stories by Samaila Bala

Rendering large lists in React: 5 methods with examples

When an app tries to handle too much data in a list, it often leads to performance problems. Explore five methods to simplify list...
3 6 min read

React Native carousel with react-native-snap-carousel

ImplementĀ a carousel and add pagination in React Native using react-native-snap-carousel, which provides many options for creating carousels.
8 4 min read

AWS Amplify and React Native: A tutorial with examples

In this tutorial, set up authentication in a React Native mobile application with AWS Amplify, and learn how Amplify compares to Firebase.
0 6 min read

Mirage JS tutorial: Mocking APIs in React

Use Mirage JS to build a mock API that creates the frontend of your application without having to rely on data from the backend....
1 9 min read

4 open-source headless CMS built with JavaScript

Take a look at the unique features of open-source headless CMS such as Ghost, Strapi, Netlify, and KeyStone 5 and pick the system that...
1 3 min read

How to test Strapi endpoints with Mocha and Chai

Learn how to test RESTful APIs built with Strapi using the Mocha testing framework and the Chai assertion library.
1 5 min read

Comparing state machines: XState vs. Robot

If your application is complex, things can quickly spiral out of control as new features are added. State machines offer a better-organized way to...
2 6 min read

Authenticating React applications with Magic Links

There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to securing your applications. Learn how to secure your React application with Magic Links.
0 7 min read

Setting up continuous deployment with React, Firebase, and GitHub Actions

Automating your deployment process helps you deliver your product faster and allows your team to focus on building and collecting valuable feedback from customers....
9 3 min read