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

Here's a weekly dose of Meteor/GraphQL/React news. Written by Karl Danninger with help from the rest of the team.
HashBang episode 4: Observables and Reactive Programming in JS with RxJS - Ben Lesh from Google
Robert and Paul talk with Ben Lesh, the maintainer of RxJS, about Reactive Programming in JavaScript using Observables, to make it easier to compose asynchronous or callback-based code. Ben works at Google and was previously at Netflix
Meteor
Easily restore prior versions in Galaxy
You can now see version history, build status, and more at a glance

Using MySQL with Meteor via Methods
Tutorial on how to use MySQL with Meteor
React
React 16 Beta
The first React 16 beta is now available for public testing. 🎉  Also check out Error Handling in React 16. React 16 is the first release that ships with a rewrite of the React core (previously codenamed “Fiber”). Also, if you are wondering if Fiber is ready yet

We Jumped the Gun Moving React Components to ES2015 Class Syntax
ES2015 class syntax for React components degrades developer experience and maintainability with little benefit in return

How to manage or eliminate React state without Redux
These patterns and strategies will help you manage or eliminate state in your React app in a cleaner way, without Redux

Practical Redux, Part 10: Managing Modals and Context Menus
Techniques for managing Redux-driven UI components like modals and menus

Using React in Multiple Environments
A couple ways to configure different environments

How to create responsive UI with styled-components
Creating a responsive grid view with styled-components

Going real time with Socket.IO, Node.Js, and React
Learn the basics of WebSockets and Socket.IO while pairing your first real-time server with a React frontend

Understanding Navigation In React Native
An introduction to various navigators from React Navigation

How HBO’s Silicon Valley built “Not Hotdog” with mobile TensorFlow, Keras & React Native
A cool read on how Not Hotdog was built
Graphql
Rest APIs are REST-in-Peace APIs. Long Live GraphQL
A great article detailing the benefits of GraphQL over REST

Apollo Link: The modular GraphQL network stack
Customizing your GraphQL client to fit your needs

Getting started with TypeScript and Apollo
Improving TypeScript support for GraphQL and React developers
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