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Exploring React Native

In the previous article, titled “Getting Started with React Native”, we briefly went over what React Native is. We went through the installation process for the Expo CLI and the React Native CLI. The last thing we did was create an Expo and React Native project and made changes to the code, then run the projects. But at the end

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Getting Started With React Native

React Native In this article you will learn how to set up your computer to begin developing apps using React Native. Before we begin, what is React Native? As stated on the official React Native website, https://facebook.github.io/react-native/, “React Native lets you build mobile apps using only JavaScript. It uses the same design as React, letting you compose a rich mobile

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What are React Hooks and why you should care about them – Part 2

Required version of React: 16.8+ What are React Hooks and why you should care about them – Part 1 Outline Context Hook Custom Hooks Important Rules with Hooks Sample application In the first part of the blog, we discussed the main concepts of React Hooks and the reasons for using them. We compared the traditional ways of creating components and

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What are React Hooks and why you should care about them – Part 1

Required version of React: 16.8+ What are React Hooks and why you should care about them – Part 2 Outline Intro What is wrong with React Components now? Hooks overview useState useEffect TLDR Intro There is a new kid on the block . React introduced a new feature called Hooks which will improve the code quality even more and make creating

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How To Build a Serverless React.js Application with AWS Lambda, API Gateway, & DynamoDB – Part 4

Part 4 : Code Review, Deploy, & Configure an effective CI/CD Pipeline on AWS This is a continuation of our multi-part series on building a simple web application on AWS using AWS Lambda and the ServerlessFramework. You can review the first, second, and third parts of this series starting with the setup of your localenvironment at: How To SetUp Your local Serverless Environment How To Configure Your

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How To Build a Serverless React.js Application with AWS Lambda, API Gateway, & DynamoDB – Part 3

How To Configure Infrastructure As Code, Mock Services, & Unit Testing This is a continuation of our multi-part series on building a simple web application on AWS using AWS Lambda and the ServerlessFramework. You can review the first and second parts of this series starting with the setup of your localenvironment at: How To SetUp Your local Serverless Environment How To Configure Your Serverless Backend API You

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How To Build a Serverless React.js Application with AWS Lambda, API Gateway, & DynamoDB – Part 2

How To Configure your Serverless Backend on AWS This is a continuation of our multi-part series on building a simple web application on AWS using AWS Lambda and the ServerlessFramework. You can review the first part of this series starting with the setup of your local environment at: How To SetUp Your local Serverless Environment You can also clone a sample of the application we will be

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Cardiac Activity Monitor

For a little fun, we decided to tinker with cardiac monitoring and simple prototyping of wave morphology via common components.  After we finishing, we wanted to post our little project to share with the world… so if you’ve got a chipKIT lying around and some free time, see if you can build your own pulse meter! In order to build this

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Hovalin: 3D Printed Violin

These days, we can make virtually anything out of a few grams of PLA. However, it’s still fairly difficult to print full musical instruments (or even instrument parts) that produce high-quality sound comparable to the kind created by instruments manufactured in a more traditional manner. But that’s exactly what makers Kaitlyn and Matt Hova have done. The hovalin  is a completely 3D

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