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Using window in React SSR: The Complete Guide

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You add Server-Side Rendering (SSR) to your React app and a terrifying “uncaught reference error” greets you:

Writing a Babel Plugin with Grandma

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I wrote a custom Babel plugin that lets you write React with emoji. It was not a productive use of time.

In Defence of the Arbitrary

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There are few philosophers today who have a truly profound grasp of the universe. Individuals with such inherent wisdom, that to ignore their advice is an exercise in folly.

🏎 Mario Kart: CSS 🏁

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People say JavaScript is a bad language. No built-in types, a fatiguing ecosystem, and demanding you to constantly explain, “no, no, JavaScript” to anyone even vaguely non-technical.