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Front-end web engineer @AntlerEng working on 👉 firetable.io 👈 combining the simplicity of spreadsheets with the power of Firestore

Know the how, the when, and the why behind our refactoring

Diagram of the article’s main point: Restructured code led to better code reuse and fewer lines.
Diagram of the article’s main point: Restructured code led to better code reuse and fewer lines.
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And how we stopped our React context from re-rendering everything

Diagram of the article’s main idea: update a sibling component’s state via a ref
Diagram of the article’s main idea: update a sibling component’s state via a ref
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useRef() is useful for more than the ref attribute. It’s handy for keeping any mutable value around similar to how you’d use instance fields in classes.” — React’s documentation


Behind the scenes from Antler’s virtual Demo Day


I made the same web app in Gatsby and Next.js and found Gatsby performed better


A photo of me typing on a MacBook
A photo of me typing on a MacBook

🚀 Side projects take you far.


Developing a passion, enduring an interview from hell, and finding an opportunity by luck

A photo of me typing on a MacBook
A photo of me typing on a MacBook

Sidney Alcantara

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