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Would you believe that you can deploy your React app to the internet from scratch in minutes? That may sound like the tagline for a too-good-to-be-true advertisement but it is really possible with Netlify.

In this article, I’ll walk you through the process of deploying a simple React app to Netlify. You may be shocked at how simple and fast the whole process is.

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For the sake of this tutorial, we’ll just put together a quick and simple react app. …


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What would you think if you saw someone take a big bite out of a fresh piece of raw garlic at an upscale restaraunt? Would you be shocked? Would you think it’s a new diet trend? Most Westerners would find the idea of eating raw garlic odd and maybe even a little repulsive but as they say, don’t knock it till you try it.

If you happen to be in a Chinese restaurant, relax. The person you are watching is simply enjoying dumplings in a traditional way that many Chinese (and foreigners alike) still adore.

Dumplings have long been an…


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For those of us who are lucky enough to hang onto our jobs during COVID-19, work from home policies are having a profound effect on how we collaborate and live. Management and workers alike who may have never been interested in remote work are now forced to do so.

Before all of this, most of us did not have the experience of long term remote work but almost overnight, much of the world found themselves force to do so. …


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When it comes to drawing complex graphics in React, React Konva can really help reduce the complexity of working directly with the canvas. However, the power of abstraction does come with a performance hit.

For most people, React Konva will run perfectly fine without the need to focus much on optimizing performance. But if you ever find yourself rendering more than a few hundred shapes at a time, you are gonna have to start thinking about optimization.

This article will cover several methods to squeeze some additional performance out of React Konva

First I’ll cover the easy ‘silver bullets’ that…

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