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

It's been a jam packed week with lots of news! Here's your weekly dose of Meteor/GraphQL/React news. Written by Karl Danninger with help from the rest of the team.


Meteor 1.4.3 Release

Meteor 1.4.3 has been released, and comes with a number of fixes and improvements.

Blaze: Instant Code Reload Demo (+Beta)

A beta version of this package is now available https://atmospherejs.com/qualia/reval. It allows you to instantly reload files in the browser!

Why I keep coming back to Meteor

"I realized that I still keep coming back to Meteor because it is simple and it gives me what I need in most of apps I work on."

Chapter 4: Setting Up Our User System

A new chapter released on the Meteor and React book. If you are new to Meteor and/or React, this book can be a good resource. Currently being released chapter by chapter.


Building React Components for Multiple Brands and Applications

There are several distinct brands that make up the Walmart family, including Sam’s Club, Asda, and regional branches like Walmart Canada. This article contains some strategies to create reusable components.

Sharing and Testing Code in React with Higher Order Components

Higher Order Components (HoC) in React can be simple to use and test. We’ve been advocating HOCs for a while, and we’re glad to see more content about how to use them!

Dissecting Twitter’s Redux Store

Twitter’s mobile website is on a new web stack which includes React and Redux 🎉.

Simplify your React components with Apollo and Recompose

A great article detailing how to keep your components pure with HoCs, Apollo, and Recompose.

GraphQL & React tutorial (part 3/6)

This is part 3 of a GraphQL & React tutorial, a series of posts following the development process of a “Inbox Zero” style todo list application, built with the most innovative and production ready tools as of early 2017.

In case you missed the first two parts:

Part 1 - A guide to using the latest production-ready tools to build modern apps in 2017

Part 2 - What we’re building and why we’re building it

React Studio Public Beta 2

React Studio Beta 2 is released with a whole bunch of improvements, in particular for design and data management. On the export side, a lot of work has been done to make the JavaScript and CSS more succinct and assets more streamlined. There are also three new sample projects to show how all this stuff works.


The next step for realtime data in GraphQL

There’s now an open RFC for subscriptions in the spec! This article goes over the backstory of how subscriptions came to be, what the proposal for subscriptions looks like, and how the RFC process will work and eventually end up with an exciting new part in the specification!

New release of GraphQL Subscriptions for Javascript

Lifecycle events, async configuration, MQTT/Redis integrations and feedback from the community

How to use GraphQL in your iOS app

Announcing an iOS track for Learn Apollo, an interactive tutorial that explains how to develop applications using a GraphQL backend and Apollo client.

GraphQL with React: The Complete Developers Guide | Udemy

A new course available on Udemy! Learn and master GraphQL by building real web apps with React and Node.

Build a GraphQL API-Powered Portfolio Website

Carson shows how to pick up an existing codebase example to build your very own beautiful Portfolio Website, powered by the Cosmic JS GraphQL API.

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