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11/09/16

Flexible Charting in React with Victory (and Introducing FormidableCharts)

Victory: React charts tailored to your data Charting directly with d3 can be difficult, but other libraries are often too simplistic. Enter Victory: React charting that is easier than direct use of d3.js but with as much flexibility as possible. Victory allows fully customized charts ranging from...

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10/18/16

Formidable is Now Mobile

Victory UI Explorer is now available for iOS and Android. Check out what you can do when you combine React Native and Victory, Formidable’s charting library. Built by Formidable’s own Angela Nicholas. Download Victory UI Explorer for iOS or Android. View the source code for Victory UI...

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09/19/16

Victory 0.12.0: The One True Tooltip

We are pleased to announce that the latest release of Victory finally includes tooltips! This feature has been in demand for a while, but nailing down an implementation strategy proved challenging. No other chart element exhibits the range of behaviors or visual possibilities as the simple tooltip....

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09/15/16

Introducing React Game Kit

See Ken’s slides from his React Next talk. Introducing React Game Kit React Game Kit is Formidable’s newest release, written by the one and only Ken Wheeler. Since Ken is busy killing it in Israel at ReactNext, I’m giving a rundown of what React Game Kit is and why you should use...

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09/13/16

Introducing Nested Routing in Redux Little Router

Ever since we announced Redux Little Router, we’ve worked hard to simplify the API, reduce boilerplate, and ease adoption for beginners. To advance these goals, we’ve introduced two new features: nested routes and nested fragments. Check out Redux Little Router on GitHub! Nested Routes...

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08/22/16

Make Dope Beats with ReactJS

With a kick, snare, kicks and high hat, skilled in the trade of that old boom bap” Before I was a software engineer, I was a music producer. Specifically, I made beats for rap songs. Then file sharing put a dent in the music industry, and it became much harder to do as a career...

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08/05/16

Announcing Victory 0.10.2 and VictoryNative

Check out the Victory docs here. It’s been a while since the release of Victory 0.9.0 back in June, so we’re excited to add several new features and bug fixes in order to continue making the creation of D3 charts in React as painless as possible. This post will explore some of the...

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07/25/16

Let the URL do the Talking, Part 3: Empower the URL with Redux Little Router

Check out Redux Little Router on GitHub! Edit: the API has changed significantly since this post (hopefully for the better!). Check out the repo for an up-to-date readme! In parts one and two of this series, we found that, even with the help of integration libraries, we could not liberate URL state...

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07/19/16

Let the URL do the Talking, Part 2: Bargaining and Acceptance with Redux and React Router

Check out Redux Little Router on GitHub! Edit: the API has changed significantly since this post (hopefully for the better!). Check out the repo for an up-to-date readme! In parts one and two of this series, we found that, even with the help of integration libraries, we could not liberate URL state...

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07/11/16

Let the URL do the Talking, Part 1: The Pain of React Router in Redux

“Just use React Router!” This is how most conversations about routing end in the React/Redux ecosystem. There’s no doubt that React Router is the standard-bearer for SPA routing in the React world, and there’s more to its success than its early arrival on the scene or its SEO...

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