I created a video on React ref and forwardRef Tutorial. In this video, using an audio element with custom controls, I show how ref and forwardRef can be helpful, and how to use them to gain access to the controls of the audio element:
SVG Viewer: This is a VSCode extension that allows you to view svgs right in your editor.
Useful hacks/tips ✨
History.replaceState(): a handy method on the History object that allows you to update the contents of the URL without triggering a page refresh. I used this for the contents page of my website to update the URL as the text is entered into the search input.
I’ll be engaged with some youth service thing in the next three weeks, but I’m promising to keep up with this newsletter. In case the letter in the next few weeks has lesser content, at least you know why.
Your feedback and appreciation (by liking and sharing) helps me to know that what I share is helpful, and I’m inspired to share more helpful stuffs. I’ve been getting feedback on the newsletters I share. I appreciate everyone and one person I’d love to give a shoutout to is Uma Victor. Thank you, Victor. Those engagements on my newsletters mean a lot.
A new week, another opportunity to do amazing things! So go do amazing things 🚀