Happy Friday Everyone,
Phoenix 1.3 was released last week and we are so excited about it. There are a ton of enhancements which can be checked here
This week’s roundup includes guide to set up Rails development environment with Docker, the story of Conn in Phoenix, best practices for testing React components and much more.
Ruby on Rails
What's new in Rails 5.1 - Deep dive into Rails 5.1.
Bots on Rails - Looking for an Idea and Setting Things Up - In this article one can start building Facebook messenger bot on Rails.
Phoenix Framework: Request-Response Life Cycle - An article about whole lifecycle of a request.
Bootstrap 4 & Bootswatch 4 with Phoenix 1.3 - How to strip out Bootstrap 3 and get Bootstrap 4 running.
Routing in React, the uncomplicated way - Simple routing through custom implementation of React Router.
Testing React Components Best Practices - React components testing practices with Jest + Enzyme
Pure and reactive side effects handling in React apps - How to make your React app fully functional, fully reactive, and able to handle all side effects.
Exploring Firebase on Android: Dynamic Links - Taking a look at Firebase Dynamic Links — the integration that allows us to provide deep links.
Why You Should Start Using Kotlin to Supercharge Your Android Development in 2017 - Read about Kotlin - modern, sophisticated and pragmatic language for Android development.
Animating Markers with MapOverlayLayout - Solutions for problems encountered during the development of an animation idea.
Create Offline Web Apps Using Service Workers & PouchDB - How to add offline support to a basic contact list web app by implementing asset caching, client-side data storage and synchronization with a remote data store.
Event Emitters in Angular - How to use EventEmitter to create a custom event in Angular.
You might not need a build tool - Replace the use of build tool with NPM scripts and Chokidar
HTML & CSS
Grid + Flexbox: the best 1-2 punch in web layout - An article on how well can a Grid and Flexbox go together.
Introduction to CSS Variables - Tutorial to know what CSS variables are all about.