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Kent C. Dodds

My name is Kent C. Dodds and I'm a Remix Co-Founder, JavaScript engineer, and teacher. I'm also active in the open source community. I like my family, JavaScript, and React.

Education

Masters in Information Systems

Work

Co-Founder and Director of Developer Experience at Remix

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What should I choose Next.js or Remix?

Hey Juan! Have you seen remix.run/blog/remix-vs-next yet? Ho...

Course Review: Kent C. Dodd's Epic React

Just discovered this review! Thank you for taking the time to...

Concrete example for React.useImperativeHandle

Hey Yoav! I'm not sure you needed to use useImperativeHandle ...

πŸŽ™ Introducing the new "Chats with Kent" podcast! πŸŽ‰

Coming in the next few hours I think!

πŸŽ™ Introducing the new "Chats with Kent" podcast! πŸŽ‰

I loved that podcast. Maybe I'll start it up again one day.

Testing API calls

And finally, you may like to do this for your assertion: ...

Testing API calls

Oh, also, you can improve this as well: let userList = aw...

Testing API calls

Sweet! You can get rid of the loader test ID by using getByT...

Testing a simple React component

This is great! One tip: Try to avoid data-testid and *ByTes...

Front-end productivity boost: Cypress as your main development browser

This is great! I talk about it in TestingJavaScript.com and I...

What do you think of React Testing Library?

Yes

What's hard about React Hooks for you?

Watch the video on the first page of the hooks docs: reactj...

What's hard about React Hooks for you?

I expect that classes will eventually be extracted to a sep...

What's hard about React Hooks for you?

I think the simplest solution to this problem is to Lift St...

Read the React Hooks docs (again)

Hi!

What's hard about React Hooks for you?

Oh man, have I got good news for you: testing-library.com/d...

What's hard about React Hooks for you?

Have you seen this yet? kentcdodds.com/blog/useeffect-vs-u....

What's hard about React Hooks for you?

Definitely don't ignore eslint here. 99% if the time if you...

What do you think of React Testing Library?

I recently updated the repo to link to this: testing-librar...

What do you think of React Testing Library?

Interesting. Are you saying that's a good thing, a bad thin...

What's hard about React Hooks for you?

Interesting. Could you clarify what you mean?

What's hard about React Hooks for you?

This is very true

What do you think of React Testing Library?

Sweet! Let me know who you are! Looking forward to meeting ...

What's hard about React Hooks for you?

Could you clarify what you mean by "instances?"

What do you think of React Testing Library?

for components there are really two people that need to be...

What do you think of React Testing Library?

I should write about this. People who complain that tests b...

What do you think of React Testing Library?

I use the word "enable"

What do you think of React Testing Library?

Should I do it with a test project first to get into it? ...

What do you think of React Testing Library?

With JSDOM, you can't measure layout, but you can verify th...

What do you think of React Testing Library?

I love the ideology behind RTL... I love the updates... ...

What do you think of React Testing Library?

Shallow rendering (kcd.im/shallow) Anything that allows yo...

Read the React Hooks docs (again)

I'm working on the resources bit on my blog πŸ˜„

What do you think of React Testing Library?

Yes, though they're not simultated events. They're actual e...

What do you think of React Testing Library?

Yep, that's what I'd recommend. You could also use the styl...

What do you think of React Testing Library?

Done! Thanks folks!

Read the React Hooks docs (again)

Yeah! The linter is crazy helpful!

What do you think of React Testing Library?

My blog has tons of stuff. Search for "testing". Also, Test...

What do you think of React Testing Library?

I'll start. I love it! It enables me to write tests that re...

The Babel Podcast

I loved it! I've heard the history of babel before (and lov...

Read the React Hooks docs (again)

I learned that callback refs are best for measuring DOM nod...

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