Sneak Peek: Beyond React 16| React Blog - This is a preview of where React is going next. I’m still processing through this, and how I can use it, but Suspense seems like something that will make dealing with async data much easier in React. Loading states are something I deal with all the time, and having cleaner primitives for expressing them will be a big win.
How to model the behavior of Redux apps using statecharts | Luca Matteis - I hadn’t heard of statecharts before reading this, but they look like a really interesting tool for talking about large systems. I’d be really curious to play with the redux middleware for automatically generating them and see if the artifacts it produces are useful.
Am I Going Blind? | Frank Bruni - This is absurdly well written, and it hit me personally since the idea of going blind has always been a personal fear of mine. I think everybody has their one bad thing that they irrationally fear will happen to them and this is mine. The article was good perspective in mutliple ways, reminding me how blessed I am and how resilient humans (and our bodies) are. (Via Daring Fireball)