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This is a sample set of blog posts created with markdown files, yet are "React-friendly". The posts, at a high-level, showcase some components and utilities that this starter kit comes packaged with; in some cases, a post highlights certain patterns, like function composition, that come in super handy when building component library.

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comAugust 20, 2020(5 months ago)

    Animate with React Springs

    Easily animate your user interface elements using React Springs and hooksRead moreabout this blog post

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    Debounce a User's Input

    Debouncing (delaying) an action/event based on user inputRead moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comMarch 24, 2020(10 months ago)

    Discoverability: Data Search & Async Fetching

    Finding information, and finding it fast and accurately, should be a key factor in your user experience strategy.Read moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comFebruary 23, 2020(a year ago)

    Themeable, Extensible Icons

    Leveraging Theme UI and composition, GitHub's Octicons can be given responsive CSS style props on-the-fly!Read moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comJanuary 14, 2020(a year ago)

    Remote Data Fetching w/SWR

    Build a fast and reactive UI. SWR is a React Hooks library for remote data fetching.Read moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comDecember 15, 2019(a year ago)

    Navigating Blog Posts

    Navigate blog posts using motion gestures, like swiping, and keyboard commands.Read moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comDecember 13, 2019(a year ago)

    CSS's Filter: Invert()

    Easily invert the color of a PNG graphic to the opposite color using CSS's invert function.Read moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comNovember 02, 2019(a year ago)

    Create content using MDX, Headless CMS, and more!

    The starter kit comes preloaded with MDX configured, which makes it possible to create blog content using good ol' fashion markdown.Read moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comOctober 07, 2019(a year ago)

    It's just HTML

    The basic structure of an HTML pageRead moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comSeptember 02, 2019(a year ago)

    Clarity Conference: A Design Systems Conference

    This is a conference that should be on the top of your list!Read moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comAugust 11, 2019(a year ago)

    On Design Systems (Part Deux)

    A design system can be seen as your engineering and product team's set of standards, documentation, and principles along with the UI components to arrive at such standards.Read moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comJuly 05, 2019(2 years ago)

    Search Unsplash's API

    Find great photographers and their photos on Unsplash using their free APIRead moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comApril 07, 2019(2 years ago)

    Create a counter with React's useState hook

    Keeping track of a number is a common use case. See how simple it is to do this using React's useState hook.Read moreabout this blog post

    Gravatar for mbecerra@tesla.comJanuary 24, 2019(2 years ago)

    CSS Transitions

    Transitions enable you to define a transition between two states of an element on your webpage.Read moreabout this blog post