Category: Frontend

  • Micro-frontends: A microservice approach to the modern web: Tech Talk Video

    Learn what micro-frontends are, what problems they solve, and what your choices are right now. Ivan outlines examples of the implementations, sync and async services, and event bus and how you can use iframes to split your frontend apps. You’ll also get an introduction to Frint.js, single-spa, and custom micro-frontends implementations, as well as learn...
    NearForm
    Video, Frontend, Web App Development | 22nd January 2020
  • Introducing GraphQL Subscriptions Support

    The open-source community thrives on collaboration, feedback and support. As a community, we continue to enhance and improve GraphQL Hooks, a super lightweight GraphQL client for React with first-class support for hooks. So far we’ve had contributions to GraphQL Hooks from 24 individuals – you can see the full list here. GraphQL Hooks supports custom…

    Brian Mullan
  • Speeding up React SSR: Announcing ESX

      React is a hugely popular frontend framework that revolutionised the frontend development world. As a Principal Architect and Consultant at NearForm, it has become painfully clear that React’s Server-Side Rendering (SSR) is a performance bottleneck for web backends around the world. ESX presents a simple solution that can be dropped into pre-existing React applications…

  • Antoine-Marin-NearForm

    Virtual Coffee With NearForm Senior Product Designer, Antoine Marin

          Antoine Marin is based in Kilkenny, Ireland and is working on a range of client engagements across the globe. We began our discussion talking about drone technology, where he’s been focusing much of his time lately. What is your area of speciality? As part of the product team, I facilitate workshops to...
    Virtual Coffee
  • GraphQL-Hooks

    Introducing GraphQL Hooks

    At NearForm we love React, and since the release of React Hooks we’ve been busy building cool new things with them.

  • Virtual coffee with NearForm Senior Product Designer, Kevin Devine

    Kevin Devine is part of the design team at NearForm who creates digital solutions for clients in industries ranging from retail to travel to financial services.

    Virtual Coffee
  • Animation in React

    Animating your React apps doesn’t have to be a hassle. With these helpful components and prebuilt animation keyframes, you’ll be adding animation to your apps in no time. Animating is difficult We often forget about how animation is going to feature into our web projects. It’s easy to let this happen – designs tend to…

    Donovan Hutchinson
  • react-hooks

    Say Hello to React Browser Hooks

    ‘React Browser Hooks’ is an Open Source library containing several custom hooks that integrate with common browser functionality. The Problem & Our Motivation Often browser events and functions are directly added to components, which can: Add significantly to a component’s footprint Dilute the core functionality and purity of the component leading to less readable code…

    Cian Foley
  • React-Hooks

    Forget Everything you Learned about React – Hooks Rock!

    Twenty years ago I worked for a bank converting Clipper 5 code into Visual Basic as part of Y2K migrations.  I was young and impressionable and I remember my manager said to me, “If something is getting too complex, there’s probably a better way!” Complexity can be a significant barrier for developers considering a new…

    Cian Foley
  • Sharing Media in Progressive Web Apps

    Sharing Media in Progressive Web Apps

    What are Progressive Web Apps (PWAs)? With the widespread adoption of HTML5 standards, the lines between native and web applications are becoming more blurry. Now, increasing native features have become available for the browsers, making it difficult to decide whether to build a native or web application. Here at NearForm we love pushing the boundaries…

    Arthur Daschevici
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