technology Red Badger Team

Elm, what does the future have in store?

Elm is a functional language that compiles to JavaScript. It competes with projects like React as a tool for creating websites and web apps. Elm has a very strong emphasis on simplicity, ease-of-use, and quality tooling.

technology Matt Paul

React London Meetup - August 2017

After a brief summer hiatus, the React London monthly meet up made it’s way back to Skills Matter in Moorgate. Voodoo Rays supplied the pizza this time, and it was almost certainly the finest, and most definitely the largest, amount of pizza I have…

technology Stelios Kiayias

React London Meetup - June 2017

This month’s meet-up was at Skillsmatter (near Red Badger’s HQ); there was plenty of pizza, beer and React geekery. Oh, there was even a ping-pong table, some people decided to play as they were waiting for the presentations to kick-off.

technology Roman Schejbal

React London Meetup - May 2017

After a short break we are back with another monthly meetup and here is a short summary for those who missed it. As always, we had an absolute mountain of pizza - 110 boxes tall this time. By the way, that’s more than the number of tweets (76)…

technology Opinion Kadi Kraman

The Three Pigs - how to structure your React-Redux application

Defining any kind of “good practices” in tech is always a tricky business. Good practices are subjective, heavily dependent to your ways of working and often your personal preference. The best we can do is try to rely on the experience of others and…

technology Etiene Dalcol

React London Meetup - January 2017

This January 24th we gathered for another React London meetup. Pizza and drinks brought us joy and warmth while Facebook’s office got packed with hundreds of developers excited for a great round of talks. This month we had three presentations. The…

technology Graham Mendick

Why are my React Tests so Shallow?

Enzyme is a testing utility library for React. It lets you shallow render your components one level deep so you can test them in isolation. I'll show the problem with shallow rendering and what you should use instead when unit testing React…

technology Matt Phillips

Reactive Conf 2016 Top 5 Talks

Last month ReactiveConf made it's second appearance in Bratislava. The conference enjoyed great talks from tech icons, good food and free beer - the best formula for a successful conference.

technology Seb Flippence

React London Meetup September 2016

Free beer and pizza, developers, and maybe React talks? You’ve come to the right place! This month’s React London Meetup was held at Skillsmatter, CodeNode, which a great place for like minded developers to socialise, share their ideas and see the…

technology Monika Koziol

Why aren't you using React.JS?

React has exploded in the last few years. People are catching on to the technical advantages it brings. Should you consider adopting it? This article aims to relay the benefits of React.JS in plain English.

React is a JavaScript library developed by…

technology Matt Phillips

React London Meetup August 2016

Great beer, pizza and speakers can only mean one thing, another React London Meetup! This month we had three awesome speakers and the sweltering hot weather that can only be "enjoyed" once or twice a year in London.

technology Melissa Marshall

React London Meetup July 2016

Summer is finally (somewhat) here. With it came our July React London meetup where several hundred React enthusiasts traded the heat for pizza, beer and three stellar talks (which you can watch here).

technology Melissa Marshall

ReactEurope 2016 retrospective

What a whirlwind of a trip to Paris! The badgers are back in London after three days of meeting ReactJS developers, hastily starring cool GitHub repos, and having a few too many at the Frog. As a relative newcomer to React it was fascinating to hear…

technology Leon Hewitt

London React Meetup – April 2016

An evening of testing workflows and dynamically built forms awaited visitors to Code Node last Wednesday when the London React Meetup was once again in town. Tom Duncalf kicked things off by describing what he has found to be effective unit and…