HashBang (/hăsh•băng/) Weekly by OK GROW!

Here's your weekly dose of Meteor/GraphQL/React news. Written by Karl Danninger with help from the rest of the team.


Meteor 1.5

Just as Meteor 1.4.2 took aim at rebuild performance, Meteor 1.5 will be all about production app performance, specifically client-side application startup time.

Offline First React Native + Meteor Apps

A great article detailing how to think of serving content that was loaded from a previous session when you return back to a React Native app using Meteor subscriptions.


How to Achieve Reusability with React Components

Reusability is not just a technical decision, but also a philosophical one that requires organizational commitment and has far-reaching implications.

React Native at Instagram – Instagram Engineering

React Native has come a long way since it was open-sourced in 2015. Instagram documents the challenges along the way!

UI Component Explorers — your new favorite tool

Component explorers are invaluable for teams to discover, visualize and simulate states of components. The industry is still in the early phase of adopting component architecture so expect the tooling to mature quickly. This article includes a list of promising projects.


GraphQL: The Mental Model

If you still new to GraphQL, here's a great introductory talk recorded at JAMstack, San Francisco Meetup, on the mental model of GraphQL.

Persisted GraphQL Queries with Apollo Client

A great article of how to persist queries in with persistgraphql which is supported today with Apollo Client.

Announcing Integrations & Collaboration at Graphcool

Graphcool has integrations for many services including Algolia, Auth0 & Digits and it's now possible to invite project collaborators.

Light, Electron-based Wrapper around GraphiQL

A light, Electron-based wrapper around GraphiQL. Provides a tabbed interface for editing and testing GraphQL queries/mutations with GraphiQL.

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