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JSX Explored

It is very common to see JSX and React together and you'd (almost) be forgiven for thinking they were part of the same library. That is, until you came to use React and found that you had to compile any JSX before being able to run your code.

JSX is completely separate to React. Take a look: JSX is an ECMAscript syntax extension specification. It is intended as a declarative, Domain Specific Language (DSL) that can be compiled to Javascript.

In essence, the React JSX transpiler takes this:

<MyComponent />;
davidnormo / prayer pre-commit hook
Last active Aug 29, 2015
A pre-commit hook to remember to pray over your work
View prayer pre-commit hook
#accept stdin input
exec < /dev/tty
#prompt user
read -p "Have you prayed? " -n 1 -r
#complete on new line
View 2012-06-05-my-example-draft-post.mmd
title: My example draft post
date: 2012-06-04
slug: 2012/06/04/my-example-draft-post
draft: true
This post shouldn't show up in overview pages due to its `draft` key being set.
(Jekyll doesn't care what extra keys are set, so why not use that feature.)
View _media-queries.scss
// Media Queries in Sass 3.2
// These mixins make media queries a breeze with Sass.
// The media queries from mobile up until desktop all
// trigger at different points along the way
// And important point to remember is that and width
// over the portrait width is considered to be part of the
// landscape width. This allows us to capture widths of devices
// that might not fit the dimensions exactly. This means the break
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