Debugging, Why, TwilioQuest, and Testing React Components

A summary of what's been creating ZEAL this week

πŸ“Ή YouTube

Testing React Components

Here, Amy shows you how to write tests for a React component using Jest and the React Testing Library.

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✍️ Blog

Debug as Code

Debug as Code

Long have the days been using `console.log` to debug JavaScript code. Local or production, front or back end, it just works. In this post I will try to persuade you to try a different approach to debug logging that your future self will be proud of.

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Getting to the Why

Getting to the Why

Allowing development teams to build amazing solutions starts with the β€œWhy” not the β€œWhat”. Sure there is acceptance criteria that must be met, but how do you make sure that what is getting built is what is actually needed?The secret lies within a simple yet powerful shift in focus. Always start with a great "Why" to everything in your development cycle. I could easily say everything in your company, or for that matter, your life but let’s try to save the world one piece of software at a time.

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πŸ–₯️ Twitch

Twilio Quest! Let's go on a learning Adventure

Twilio Quest! Let's go on a learning Adventure

In this stream, Erik plays TwilioQuest, a role-playing game that helps you learn code and lead an intrepid crew on a mission to save The Cloud.

TwilioQuest

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πŸ”— Links and Interestings

CSS: content-visibility: the new CSS property that boosts your rendering performance

CSS: content-visibility: the new CSS property that boosts your rendering performance

Improve initial load time by skipping the rendering of offscreen content.

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Enterprise GraphQL Conference

Enterprise GraphQL Conference

This is a FREE online conference on October 21 - 22, all about the role of GraphQL in unlocking data and modernizing data access to accelerate product delivery in organizations. Curated for enterprise developers & teams.

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The Ultimate Guide to UX Research

The Ultimate Guide to UX Research

User experience research is a crucial component of the human-centered design process and an essential part of creating solutions that meet user expectations and deliver value to customers. This comprehensive guide to UX research dives into the fundamentals of research and its various methods and includes tips and best practices from leading industry experts.