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Konmari Your Code: Finding Joy in Refactoring
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We can treat our code as a user interface by creating readable hooks and tests. Here is some advice for using custom hooks to be a little kinder to yourself or your teammates.
Why do we need to use React hooks? One reason we might find them useful is to separate our rendering from the more complex logic in our application. In this post, I'm using Conway's Game of Life to demonstrate that separation of concerns.
It's no fun when you let your dysfunctional API design mess up your component props. Here's one of my most common refactoring strategies for establishing healthy boundaries.
We can use ES6 Generator functions to manage state with very little React code.