71: Joe Savona on Relay and Data Fetching with Suspense
In the immortal words of TLC, "Don't go chasing waterfalls".
Turns out they're really easy to find in React today.
Joe Savona joins us to talk about avoiding waterfalls in your React code.
He's here for our 2nd of 6 React Conf 2019 interviews to talk about data-fetching strategies with Suspense.
Joe has spent the last year working with the React team in developing a relay-suspense integration for the new facebook.com.
He shares the lessons and patterns they've learned and how they're baking great user experience into Relay.
Fetch-on-render, fetch-then-render, and Render-as-you-fetch are patterns you'll be hearing more often as Suspense picks up steam.
Thankfully, in today's episode Joe helps us navigate that verbiage and determine what our first steps with Suspense should be.
- Data Fetching With Suspense In Relay | Joe Savona — Joe's React Conf 2019 talk on Relay Hooks and Suspense at Facebook
Building The New Facebook With React and Relay | Ashley Watkins — Ashley's talk on Relay at Facebook
- Selective hydration
- progressive hydration
- Relay Hooks — Experimental Concurrent Mode APIs
- Relay Hooks: A Step By Step Guide
Concurrent Mode API Reference
- Data fetching patterns
- Relay Runtime
- Relay Compiler
- Tagged template literals
- GraphQL Fragments
- Sophie Alpert — React team manager emeritus
- Yuzhi Zheng — Manager of React and Relay teams
- Hack — Programming Productivity Without Breaking Things
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