Bennett Hardwick

2 pages tagged with "react"

Rewriting Facebook's "Recoil" React library from scratch in 100 lines

September 09, 2020 - 1796 words - 9 mins
Recoil is a slick new React library written by some people at Facebook that work on a tool called “Comparison View." It came about because of ergonomics and performance issues with context and useState. It’s a very clever library, and almost everyone will find a use for it - check out this explainer video if you want to learn more. Read More…

Using Vim as a web development IDE

June 23, 2019 - 1174 words - 6 mins
Two weeks ago I decided to make the jump - finally changing from Microsoft’s Visual Studio Code (Code) editor to Vim. Despite months and months of strenuous golfing , there was always something in my road when I tried to change editors. Read More…