Building a GraphQL powered application today requires integrating many different utility libraries. It is not that there aren’t good quality building blocks available for the Node.js ecosystem, it is just that it requires time and effort to integrate…
React refs are generally considered an anti-pattern as their usage typically encourages patterns which go against declarative compositon and top down flow of data.
This post explores a somewhat uncommon use case where refs can be used to expose layout slots in parent components to nested components.
While it is disheartening to see technologically superior software be ignored by industry in favor of lacklustre ones, is the same true for React as well ?