Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The sentiment I recall is that recycling will fix all our problems. “Reduce, reuse, recycle” was the parlance of our childhood, and it stuck in my impressionable little millennial brain.

Now my body is bigger, and my little brain still recalls this phrase, but today I’m thinking about React. Specifically, I’m thinking about how resuse is overrated. We overestimate how often we’re going to reuse things. Because everything is a component, we conflate the idea that everything needs to be reused. It doesn’t.

So here’s the plan:

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Published: 2017-08-09

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