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Top 10 Things I Learned Building a
Voice Recording App Using React, Redux, & Material-UI

March 30, 2017

I’m on a mission to discover if the Web can really compete with Native in terms of delivering apps. While I certainly notice the superior performance delivered by Native mobile applications, I can’t stomach mobile fragmentation. It’s extremely painful to develop for several different platforms.

I’m also getting frustrated by companies trying to force me to download their app when I just want a quick piece of information (think Yelp). The app install prompts are...

Tutorial - Create a React.js Auto-complete Search Box With Material-UI in < 100 Lines of Code - Part II

June 20, 2016

In part I of this series, I demonstrated to developers how to write the first part of a React.js auto-complete search box for Youtube that piggy-backs on top of Material-UI.

This component is titled MaterialUIAutocomplete (for lack of a better name!).

Take a moment to review part I of this series it if you haven’t.

As I mentioned in part I, the auto-complete search box is designed...

Tutorial - Create a React.js Auto-complete Search Box With Material-UI in < 100 Lines of Code - Part I

May 11, 2016

If you’re keeping up to date with Web technologies, and you do a lot of work on the front-end, you’re probably aware that the way we develop interfaces has changed.

This change is good and holds a lot of potential power for you as a developer (or aspiring developer).

Today, most Single Page Apps (blazingly fast apps built for the browser) are written by thinking and developing in components.

So I want to...

Create a React.js Auto-complete Component With Material-UI in < 100 Lines of Code - Intro

May 5, 2016

I want to show you how to do something really cool. I want to show you how to create a UI component in less than 100 lines of code that you can publish on NPM.

I’m talking about something you could potentially write in 1 or 2 hours and immediately publish to the world.

If you’re a new developer, or a seasoned developer, publishing your own open-source code is a great way to share your...