As 2022 comes to a close, here are some of the technologies, patterns and strategies I'm watching for 2023. This list is from my perspective, I'm sure if you poll others here at Chariot they'd have their own. The Big Serverless Push Watching the re:Invent keynote last month, you'd be hard pressed to miss Werner … Read More
In the most recent release of Next.js, an alpha of a rust-based build tool was made available in alpha as a preview. This tool, Turbopack, is written by a team that includes the Webpack founder, Tobias Koppers who recently joined Vercel. Turbopack build performance claims During a presentation by Turbopack engineer Maia Teegarden benchmarks were … Read More
This month marks our 20th anniversary, and we’re celebrating by looking back on how we started Chariot, how we’ve grown and what we’ll do in the future. I’ve been with the company for 15 of those 20 years. Our founder, Mike Rappaport, recently posted a great history of the company that covers our overall philosophy, … Read More
Serverless Stack (serverless-stack.com) is another rapid serverless application development platform for AWS. SST (as it is also known) promises to streamline development and allow local debug of AWS Lambdas. It uses the AWS CDK and a set of its own constructs and configuration settings to make building serverless applications easier, and provide a more helpful … Read More
React developers who tested their components using the Enzyme library in the past have been migrating over to the
react-testing-library lately. Find out how you can migrate and take advantage of the various features it offers.
In this post I take a look at SWR, a data fetching API from Vercel. This API can automatically refresh, cache data, and handle pagination. It has special integrations with Next.js. A github sample repo is available.
The Redux team has developed a toolkit to simplify and standardize some of the techniques used to roll out a Redux-based solution. Known as the Redux Toolkit, it implements some design patterns that can help you write less code and organize it effectively. Read on to find out how it can streamline the configuration of your Redux application.
Part 2 of our series on React with functional components and hooks. Ken will discuss how to use hooks to process forms, and use References.