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The number one reason that will make you want to test your code

The number one reason that will make you want to test your code

Why do we write code the way we do it I teach advanced coding to professional developers from all...

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Arise React GraphQL Academy - Announcing Our New Name

We’ve been teaching the React Ecosystem for many years now and if there’s one thing we’ve learnt is that being adaptable is key. Staying…

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5 reasons why advanced dev training will keep your company tech-relevant

With advanced dev training, you can equip your team with the knowledge to satisfy their professional curiosity and take your company further…

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Intern to Dev Lead via learning React - Lara’s story

Meet Lara Lara Ramey works at Cosy, a clever app that allows you to control your thermostat on the go. When she joined Seattle based Cosy…

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Announcing our new GraphQL Bootcamp!

At React GraphQL Academy, we’re keen to get more people into the world of the React ecosystem. Our expert developers have been coaching…

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What is GraphQL used for?

Some say that data is the new oil, but it isn’t enough to just have a vast amount of data - you also need to know how to use it efficiently…

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Are YOU the Perfect React GraphQL Student?

We’ve been teaching since 2016 and in that time we’ve often been asked what makes the perfect React GraphQL Academy student. We’ve been…

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Who uses GraphQL anyway??

You may know what GraphQL is and why it’s so useful, but if you’re yet to be convinced of this syntax’s capabilities you need only look at…

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React is all about composition

Software development is, in essence, the process of breaking a problem down into smaller problems, implementing solutions for those smaller…

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What's the difference between React & React Native?

The two share a lot in common, but you’re going to want to take a minute before you dive in and create your first React Native app. There…

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Heading to React Amsterdam? We’ll see you there!

As the alumni from our courses will probably tell you, we live and breathe all things React here at React GraphQL Academy. True as that is…

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Top 10 reasons why you should learn React right now

Despite competition from Vue.js and Angular, React is proving developers’ go-to choice for building exciting web applications. Whether you…

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Server-side rendering SSR made easy with React

Server-side rendering refers to the technique in which a web server returns dynamic HTML on the HTTP response. By dynamic I mean the HTML on…

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Unit testing explained with JavaScript

What is a unit test? I find useful to start explaining unit tests using the following example. Once I was hired to work on a big project for…

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Learn React the fast way

The good news is that learning React fundamentals is achievable quite quickly (assuming you’re already a developer). There are two critical…

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Must know JavaScript for React developers

React is written in JavaScript (JS), and not just any JS, modern JS. At React GraphQL Academy the thing that we often see students…

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Introduction to Redux

There is a fundamental question you should know how to respond before learning Redux, the question is: What is the state of an app? Let’s…

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Styling in React

Let’s start by questioning some design principles that have dominated the way we’ve styled websites for the last few decades. Separation of…

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React forms controlled & uncontrolled components

React is a tool, not a Framework. React’s job is to render user interfaces. This means that React does not ship any code to make the…

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Secure React apps using JWT and React Router

You should protect your React app at two different layers: At the API layer, the data that the user can read or change. At the React layer…

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Introduction to Thinking in React

In this post we are going focus on the declarative part of React. If you look at the following code, can you try to imagine this app? It…

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