Implementing user authentication can be a difficult task, because we can use various libraries and authentication strategies. There are a lot of tutorials on this topic, but often times they miss fundamental information or don’t reflect set up of our project. In this blog post, I don’t attempt to write an universal tutorial for user authentication. However, I will point out some parts in authentication flow I didn’t find in other tutorials.
If you want to start using Webpack as a module bundler for your React application, you can find great tutorials with detailed instructions (1, 2, 3). In this short blog post I want to share my webpack config, which is based on these tutorials.
A friend of mine organises a meetup about web technologies and asked me if I want to speak about React.js. My last presentation was about my master thesis and I thought it is a great opportunity to renew my presentation skills (not sure if I have some).
Popularity of React.js is growing pretty fast and it seems like React became a compact and beautiful way of how to develop your applications. I have worked on a side project and felt like it is right time to try React. During development of my first project in React I had to do several refactorings. In this short blog post I will try to point out some pitfalls, which you should take care of if you want to avoid refactoring in your first React.js application.