React Forms: Using Refs

React provides two standard ways to grab values from <form> elements. The first method is to implement what are called controlled components (see my blog post on the topic) and the second is to use React’s ref property.

Controlled components are heavy duty. The defining characteristic of a controlled component is the displayed value is bound to component state. To update the value, you execute a function attached to the onChange event handler on the form element. The onChange


React Forms: Using Refs is a post from CSS-Tricks

React Forms: Using Refs

React provides two standard ways to grab values from <form> elements. The first method is to implement what are called controlled components (see my blog post on the topic) and the second is to use React’s ref property.

Controlled components are heavy duty. The defining characteristic of a controlled component is the displayed value is bound to component state. To update the value, you execute a function attached to the onChange event handler on the form element. The onChange


React Forms: Using Refs is a post from CSS-Tricks

Taking Vacation When No One is Paying You to Take Time Off

We’re not going to be looking at CSS in this post but we are going to talk about tricks for taking paid vacations when no one is paying you to take time off. I suspect that there are a number of us in the front-end development community who face similar situations and addressing is one way we can figure it out together and hopefully glean ideas that make our work-life balance much healthier.


Taking Vacation When No One is Paying You to Take Time Off is a post from CSS-Tricks

Taking Vacation When No One is Paying You to Take Time Off

We’re not going to be looking at CSS in this post but we are going to talk about tricks for taking paid vacations when no one is paying you to take time off. I suspect that there are a number of us in the front-end development community who face similar situations and addressing is one way we can figure it out together and hopefully glean ideas that make our work-life balance much healthier.


Taking Vacation When No One is Paying You to Take Time Off is a post from CSS-Tricks

Designing and Debugging with Ducks in Your Web Projects

If you keep up with the jargon within the web development and design industry it’s likely that at some point you will have come across the term “duck” at least once or twice. Apart from it being fun to feed bread to them, ducks in the web industry hold at least two completely different meanings.

Debugging

One of them is referred to as rubber duck debugging, which is when you to talk to a rubber duck toy to …


Designing and Debugging with Ducks in Your Web Projects is a post from CSS-Tricks

Designing and Debugging with Ducks in Your Web Projects

If you keep up with the jargon within the web development and design industry it’s likely that at some point you will have come across the term “duck” at least once or twice. Apart from it being fun to feed bread to them, ducks in the web industry hold at least two completely different meanings.

Debugging

One of them is referred to as rubber duck debugging, which is when you to talk to a rubber duck toy to …


Designing and Debugging with Ducks in Your Web Projects is a post from CSS-Tricks

Websites We Like: May 2017

It’s been far too long since we rounded up some of the most interesting websites out there. But this time we have a diverse round-up of whacky interfaces and beautiful layouts to look at. Let’s dive straight in!

Nick Jones’ Portfolio

The portfolio of Nick Jones is one of the neatest personal websites I’ve ever seen. As you flip through each page and project that Nick has worked on, the interface rotates and zooms in as you get closer to …


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