Weekly reads - 52/2021

Welcome to the first edition of weekly reads in 2022. Below you will find articles that I read and liked through this week.

Understanding re-rendering and memoization in React

Interesting read about useRef / React.memo and friends but I sometimes lack concrete actions. How you know when use memoization in React and when do not? What does 'wisely' even mean? I liked useRef example instead of useState and useState with example on how to use function to lazy init this hook.

What Problem Blockchains Actually Solve

I did not entered hype train of blockchain so it is really interesting take on what are different technologies connected with crypto and what are pros and cons of blockchain.

Indexing My Blog’s Links

I want to do similar thing on my blog so it is nice read on how to extract links from blog posts into one big list.