👋 Hi, I'm Nicolas Charpentier
I'm a Software Engineer mainly playing with React Native, React, GraphQL, and Continuous Integrations (CircleCI, GitHub Actions). I'm an open source enthusiast, and I enjoy removing friction from the developer experience. I often describe myself as someone doing the "backend" work of the frontend: frontend architecture and infrastructure. Currently working at Shortcut (formerly Clubhouse).
Software Engineering is like cooking chicken.
Find What Commit Introduced a Bug With Git Bisect
Let's see how to efficiently track down a bug even without knowing the codebase.
Array.prototype.groupBy to the rescue!
Wrapping Gatsby's <Link> with TypeScript
How to properly wrap Gatsby's <Link> component while preserving GatsbyLinkProps type.
Setting up an Example App for Your React Native Library
Having a hard time with a React Native example app? Here’s how you can simplify this with Metro bundler.
React Native at Classcraft
We had to carefully find a way to introduce React Native bit-by-bit into the existing native application.
Arrow Functions in Class Properties Might Not Be As Great As We Think
Since the last year, the Class Properties Proposal simplify our life, especially in React with the internal state, or even with statics ones like propTypes and defaultProps. But, should we really use arrow functions in class field properties?
5 Things You Should Know About ES8
ECMAScript 2017 8th edition (ES2017/ES8) has been officially released and published a few weeks ago, let’s figure it out some important changes. All of these are available with Node 8 and with the latest version of browsers without babel or any polyfills.
Continuous Integration with Angular CLI
Angular CLI is a powerful tool to scaffold and build Angular apps. Not only it provides you scalable project structure, instead, it handles all common tedious tasks for you out of the box and it already follows the Angular best practices.
When you build a piece of software you want to build a reliable one, so often you’re using various continuous integration tools. But, is your continuous integration process is as reliable as you think?