June 9th 2019

The reduce ({...spread}) anti-pattern

Performance is a common topic in computing, but it is especially common in the frontend world as the latest Javascript technologies battle for the frontend throne. Some may say React has already won (and the usage numbers seem to agree) so in this blog post I wanted to talk about a piece of problematic code I'm seeing more frequently in the frontend world as Javascript syntax is evolving and components are taking over.