Ali Sheehan-Dare

I'm Ali, and I'm new here


The Power of the Higher Order

A practical look into higher order components and what they bring to the table, along with a general discussion of code reuse in React

D3FC ❤ Canvas

Along with the modularisation of code, D3 version 4 also brings new support for canvas drawing, thanks to the d3-path package introduced in version 4. There are performance advantages to using canvas over svg for drawing complex charts (however canvas is not necessarily always better). You can read more about...

D3v4 is on the way!

The next version of D3, the data visualisation library, is on the way. As we maintain D3FC (a charting library built on top of D3) we want to stay on top of those changes, to make sure that the library makes appropriate use of any new functionality and to embrace...

A Lazy Isomorphic React Experiment

If you've used React and Flux, you'll know how powerful this combination is when building single page applications. But how practical is it when building truly large scale applications with multiple sections?.