Category: React

New Project: ETL Sheets

Experiments with spreadsheet-inspired UI

I recently started experimenting with building tooling for ETL systems. After many years of wrestling with ETL in industry, I had a few questions on my mind:

I think the answer to both questions is yes, but don’t take my word for it – you can try the prototype at etlsheets.netlify.com, and view the source code on GitHub.

UI components: Angular vs React

Please don't reinvent JavaScript in your web framework

I’ve been building web UIs in Angular and React for the last few years, and I’ve started to greatly prefer React. Extracting and using UI components is just easier and, for lack of a better word, more JavaScripty.

Say I notice that I’m creating multiple <span> elements with the same class and icon:

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