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Yep, I’m still using redux

Why I’m still using redux and how I’m currently using redux.

One thing I’ve heard a lot recently, when other frontend people have taken a look at my code, is the question “Are you still using redux? That’s so wonderfully quaint and old fashioned. When we threw it out and started using useState() hooks our life got so much better!” (or maybe just “once we started using hooks our life got so much better”).

And yep, I am still using redux, even though react hooks, which supposedly made redux obsolete and old-fashioned, arrived back in 2018 (which is also the same year I started doing frontend programming).

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1990-ies picture archives in modern skin

I have written a reactjs web application, that displays images from a 1990-is picture archive in a modern, mobile friendly UI, that also tries to use the available space on large displays (responsive layout from bootstrap v4). The URLs of both the individual pictures and albums, contains opengraph and twitter card meta tags, that makes them appear with nice previews when being shared in social media.

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