Full Stack Radio

A podcast for developers interested in building great software products. Hosted by Adam Wathan.

122: Matt Biilmann - Architecting the Netlify Dashboard with React and Redux

In this episode, Adam talks to Matt Biilmann CEO of Netlify about building the Netlify dashboard, and what makes it feel so fast.

Topics include:

  • Walking through how a single screen in the app is rendered in step-by-step detail
  • How they separate container components and presentational components to make things easier to reason about
  • How the Redux store is organized
  • How they handle caching data on the client and deciding when to bust the cache
  • How the API is designed
  • Why they are sticking with REST instead of Graphql
  • How they handle authentication in their app