Maria D. Campbell

Don’t name any of your project directories functions

by Maria D. Campbell on 24 January, 2018
  • Today, during my boot camp class, I created a directory called , in which I wanted to store an and file in which I would write some functions…

Cleaning the house of code

by Maria D. Campbell on 22 January, 2018
  • Tidying isn’t just a physical thing. It’s an emotional thing. You face things around you, and you face your inner self - Marie Kondo I’m cleaning…

Installing Visual Studio Code Editor on a Mac

by Maria D. Campbell on 08 January, 2018
  • I resisted switching to Microsoft‘s Visual Studio Code for quite a while. Partly because I didn’t want to pay for yet another editor. I had…

Class Conflicts

by Maria D. Campbell on 09 November, 2017
  • Today I learned about how one can scope the css files of React to the styling of only the components themselves using . For example, would…

Jest, React and mocks

by Maria D. Campbell on 12 October, 2017
  • I use Facebook ’s Jest to test my React applications . Yesterday, I ran a test to make sure that the changes I made to my component passed…

Importing images in React

by Maria D. Campbell on 07 October, 2017
  • Update December 2, 2018: Much has changed in the React , Babel , Jest , and Webpack ecosystems since I wrote this article last year. I just…