Adam Reacts

(badly)

A personal blog by Adam Rackis focusing on web development, and the Svelte and React stacks in particular.

Svelte and Spring Animations

Jan 8, 2021 on css-tricks.com

A deep dive into Svelte's spring animation features

Integrating TypeScript with Svelte

Dec 28, 2020 on css-tricks.com

Manually adding TypeScript to a non-greenfield Svelte project

Pre-Caching Images with React Suspense

Sept 21, 2020 on css-tricks.com

Using Suspense to block a component's rendering until its images have loaded

How to Use CSS Grid for Sticky Headers and Footers

Sept 14, 2020 on css-tricks.com

A beginner friendly introduction to CSS Grid, with examples implementing sticky headers and footers

Making Sense of react-spring

Aug 20, 2020 on css-tricks.com

Understanding how react-spring works, and how to leverage it for common animation use cases

Building Your First Serverless Service With AWS Lambda Functions

May 29, 2020 on css-tricks.com

A beginners introduction to the Serverless framework

React Suspense in Practice

March 19, 2020 on css-tricks.com

A practical, hands-on tutorial to React Suspense

Suspense Explained

November 14, 2019

A walk through of the family of React features commonly all referred to as "Suspense"

Wrangling useReducer, from action creators to typings

May 24, 2019

A walk through of the various ways useReducer can be made more ergonomic, from simulating Redux-like action creators, to adding typings to vanilla `useReducer` via TypeScript.

Loading css, css-modules, and Sass with webpack

May 13, 2019

An introduction to loading css with webpack, and enabling css-modules, and SASS in the process

A Different Approach to GraphQL Caching

March 19, 2019

A tour of GraphQL caching with micro-graphql-react.

Hooks, State, Closures, and useReducer

March 09, 2019

A brief look at how useReducer can simplify your code, particularly with effects and closures.

Making Sense of Offline Web Development

March 08, 2019

Make your web apps work offline with Service Workers and IndexedDB.

New Beginnings

March 04, 2019

My first post on my new blog

Making your web app work offline

December 7, 2017 on css-tricks.com

A gentle introduction to offline web development