Kevin Yank

Recent articles in react (page 1 of 1)

  1. Dec 14, 2023 Help! Storybook is eating all our tests!

    Storybook is a visual workshop for developing, composing and documenting UI components in isolation. For many years it’s been a favoured tool by Design System teams. But in recent years, Storybook has sneakily grown into a very powerful and versatile automated testing tool as well! In this talk, I show how Storybook has disrupted the traditional Test Pyramid at Culture Amp and enabled us to test much more with much less code and effort than ever before.

  2. Sep 25, 2023 useEffect vs useLayoutEffect and server-side rendering

    Why React prints an ugly warning when you call useLayoutEffect on the server, and what to do about it.

  3. Jan 14, 2022 Micro Front Ends, Strategy, and Blueberry Muffins

    As the director of Culture Amp's large-and-growing front end engineering practice, my biggest challenge in the past year was to communicate a coherent strategy that those 60+ engineers could understand and get behind. The solution was blueberry muffins. 🫐

  4. Feb 22, 2021 Ally Beaton looks back on two years in the Kaizen design system

    On her second-last day as Culture Amp's tech lead for the Kaizen design system, Ally Beaton joined me to look back on two years of progress in our React component library.