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Yet Another Newsletter LOL: Pi Day

I had some much deserved PTO last week, but I'm back and refreshed. With that, another week, another newsletter. Let's get to it!

Around the Web

  • Did you know that streaming HTML has been around for a long time? It's not just something coming out of JavaScript frameworks land. Check out Chris Coyier's post, Streaming HTML
  • Still feeling shaky about some git concepts? Chan has you covered. Git Fundamentals
  • One of the big news drops in frameworks land this week was Astro DB. What is it? How does it work? Ben Holmes has got you covered.

Fun Stuff

Thursday was Pi day!

function pi() { return 3; // TODO: fix this}

Shameless Plugs

Thursday, I kick-started streaming work related content again on Twitch, YouTube etc...

Creating an OG Image in an Edge Function - YouTube

Nick works on an open graph (OG) image for the OpenSauced app's new workspaces feature


Friday, I had a wonderful conversation with April Wensel (@aprilwensel) from Compassionate Coding

Applying Compassion to Our Technical Work - YouTube

April Wensel, Founder of Compassionate Coding, dives into how we can apply compassion to our technical work.Links:- https://...


Lastly, tune in Monday because I'll be hanging with Jamon Holmgren (@jamonholmgren) from Infinite Red! We'll be digging into React Native by taking a peak at Infinite Red's open source project Ignite!

React Native’s most popular stack: Ignite (maybe?) - YouTube

Jamon Holmgren, CTO at Infinite Red, joins Nick Taylor to discuss the Ignite project,, a battle-tested React Native boi...


GitHub logo infinitered / ignite

Infinite Red's battle-tested React Native project boilerplate, along with a CLI, component/model generators, and more!

Ignite README Splash Image

Ignite - the battle-tested React Native boilerplate

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Proven React Native boilerplate

The culmination of over seven years of constant React Native development, Ignite is the most popular React Native app boilerplate for both Expo and bare React Native.

This is the React Native boilerplate that the Infinite Red team uses on a day-to-day basis to build client apps. Developers who use Ignite report that it saves them two to four weeks of time on average off the beginning of their React Native project!

Intro Videos

We've put great effort into the documentation as a team, please read through it here. If you're unsure why a certain decision was made related to this boilerplate or how to proceed with a particular feature, it's likely…

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Jamon Holmgren

Looking forward to our stream!