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Matt Stobbs

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Featured Posts

Optimal Icons in Remix

Icons are everywhere. And yet very little thought goes into how to optimse their performance. In this post, we'll take a look at how the Epic Stack manages icons in Remix to provide an optimised user experience.

A Beginner's Introduction to Zod

Zod is a library that is quickly becoming an essential tool in any TypeScript codebase. In this article, we'll take a look at what it is and what makes it so powerful.

Authentication in Remix

As apps grow, almost all will need user authentication. Fortunately, Remix gives us tools to make this easy. In this post, we'll look at how we can add authentication to an app using Remix.

How React Works: What is JSX?

There are several aspects of React that can trip you up when first learning about it. In this post, we'll take a look at what JSX is behind the scenes and use it to explain some of React's quirkiness.

A Beginner's Introduction to Remix

Remix is an exciting framework released by the creators of React Router. But what is it, and why has it generated so much hype? In this post, we'll take a tour of Remix and explore its fundamental features.

The Why Behind React Hooks

React hooks have become foundational to modern React, but they often seem strange and over-engineered. In this post, we'll look at why hooks are needed. We'll then use that knowledge to help us better take advantage of them.

The Power of Nested Routes in Remix

Remix has been described as React Router taken to the next level. This highlights one of the most powerful features of Remix - nested routes. In this post, we'll look at what nested routes are and how they supercharge everything Remix does.

The Complete Guide to Dark Mode with Remix

Dark Mode can be surprisingly tricky to add with any framework. But Remix gives us some unique tools to deliver a fantastic user experience. In this post, we'll look at how Remix allows us to use the platform to provide a perfect theming solution.