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#376 – October 03, 2022


Learn how a ready-made React dropzone (Upload) component can make your life much easier. Read more.

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Lately, it seems popular to talk smack about React. Both the orange and red site recently spilled the tea about how mean Uncle React has been, and how much nicer some of these next-gen frameworks supposedly are.

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Hooks are weird, and can be hard to reason about. They kind of (but don't actually!) establish a new domain-specific language on top of JavaScript, with its own set of rules and behaviors, and they can make it easy to lose track of what's actually really happening in your code.

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In this article, we are going to take a look at some of those JavaScript concepts that you must know before learning React. A good understanding of these topics is fundamental in building large scale React applications. So without further ado, let's get started.