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Tim Goshinski

Tim Goshinski

Code flinging cyber-primate

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Porting a Create React App application to Vite Pt. 2: Unit Testing
·2381 words·12 mins
Project Architecture New Tech configuration testing NodeJS
For unit tests we will still be using the excellent Testing Library , but we will swap Vitest in place of Jest . Vitest promises Jest compatibility without having to duplicate a bunch of configuration to get Jest to function correctly with a Vite project.
Porting a Create React App application to Vite Pt. 1: Base Project
·1872 words·9 mins
Project Architecture New Tech configuration NodeJS
As of this writing, Vite promises a faster and more performant developer experience over the tried-and-true Create React App template. This is my experience porting one of my vanilla projects to Vite.
Redux Powered Notification Pipeline Pt. 2: Toasts
·1876 words·9 mins
Development User Experience TypeScript Redux UX
Alerts tend to be for sticky messages that I want to ensure the user must actively engage and dismiss. Toasts , on the other hand, are used for quick, something-happened style messages - the information is there for the user to pay attention to, or not, as the message will disappear on its own in a few seconds.
Redux Powered Notification Pipeline Pt. 1: Alerts
·2771 words·14 mins
Development User Experience TypeScript Redux UX
Timely and relevant feedback from application events is critical to maintaining user engagement. Two standard ways of delivering immediate event feedback are through the use of alerts and toast messages .
Switching to Fetch API
·935 words·5 mins
Development TypeScript Optimization API Native API Fetch Axios
I have finally made the decision to let go of one of my favorite NPM packages, Axios , in favor of modern browsers' Fetch API . I want to be clear up front - I find nothing wrong with Axios, it is an extremely high quality package and a natural progression having used Angular ’s http service that it was originally based upon.