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Tyler Thompson

Sr. Software Engineer / Webpack and Browser Expert

Since joining Formidable in early 2016, Tyler has leveraged his diverse software engineering skill set to lead client projects, such as the Starbucks web ordering app, and open source projects, such as Redux Little Router and Radium Grid. He has extensive experience with Webpack internals and configuration, and has worked to improve Formidable's Webpack Dashboard OSS by integrating real minified/gzipped sizes and a pane for common bundle problems. Tyler is also highly skilled at working with CSS, building accessible React components, writing Babel plugins, Node debugging, and server-side rendering at scale.

Living on the Edge: Lazy Static Sites with Modern ...

Websites like the New York Times can't wait for a twenty-minute build to deliver breaking stories. A CDN-based service like unpkg can't build a static ...

Don't Fear the Fractal: Infinite State Composition ...

In the beginning, there was React. You used `createClass` to define an OOP-style UI component with associated reactive state, and custom mixins manage ...

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 th ...

Let the URL do the Talking, Part 3: Empower the UR ...

In parts one and two of this series, we found that, even with the help of integration libraries, we could not liberate URL state from the clutches of ...

Let the URL do the Talking, Part 2: Bargaining and ...

In part one of this series, I explored the pains of integrating React Router into purely-functional Redux applications. There, I discovered that not o ...

Let the URL do the Talking, Part 1: The Pain of Re ...

“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 stan ...

Radium Grid: A React Grid System Injected with the ...

After spending my formative frontend years implementing layouts with the CSS grid systems from both Bootstrap and Foundation, I developed a clear unde ...