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Five Minute React 79 - Securing Express | 19th Jan 2018
We're getting ready to deploy to production, but we need to make sure our server's secure first!

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Five Minute React 78 - Final Webpack Optimizations | 19th Jan 2018
Want to reduce your bundle size by 17x? Here's how we're going to do it!

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Five Minute React 76 - Upgrade Node and React | 19th Jan 2018
We take a quick break from coding to get up to date with Node 8.9.1 and React 16.

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Five Minute React 75 - Wire Up Remove Buttons | 19th Jan 2018
We have these fabulous "remove from my list" buttons ... let's make them do something!

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Five Minute React 73 - View a User's List | 19th Jan 2018
Let's get ambitious and put together all of the API code, actions, reducers, and components for list viewing.

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Five Minute React 72 - Search and Add Artists | 19th Jan 2018
Let's put together the front-end and back-end for both searching and adding artists to user's profiles!

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Five Minute React 71 - Saving Music Data Locally | 19th Jan 2018
We want to store albums and artists on our local DB as users add them to their lists. Let's do this!

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Five Minute React 70 - Add Album Back-End | 19th Jan 2018
It sure would be nice if clicking the "add album" button did something. Let's make that a reality!

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Five Minute React 68 - Search Albums | 19th Jan 2018
An API endpoint, actions, reducers, and a page for searching albums ... all in one tutorial!

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Five Minute React 67 - Setting Up An External API | 19th Jan 2018
We're going to need music data to power our app. Fortunately, Discogs has us covered.

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Five Minute React 65 - Save Password Part 2 | 19th Jan 2018
Now that we have a form for users to change their passwords, let's wire it up with actions and reducers.

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Five Minute React 64 - Save Password Part 1 | 19th Jan 2018
We need a form so our users can input a new password. Let's build one!

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Five Minute React 63 - Securing Secrets | 19th Jan 2018
Let's get our API keys and other sensitive information out of our code, and out of version control.

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Five Minute React 62 - Setting Up SMTP | 19th Jan 2018
We need to send emails to our users, so we're going to need an SMTP server. Let's get to it!

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Five Minute React 61 - Reset Password Part 2 | 19th Jan 2018
We're talking to our API, but our app is just sitting there showing no change to the user. Let's fix that!

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Five Minute React 60 - Reset Password Part 1 | 19th Jan 2018
Users forget their passwords, and also sometimes like to change them. Let's handle that.

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Five Minute React 59 - Back-End Validation | 19th Jan 2018
Allowing multiple users to register with the same email or username is bad. Let's NOT do that!

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Five Minute React 52 - Refactoring Log-In | 19th Jan 2018
We've moved logging out from our component to our action file. Let's do the same for logging in.

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Five Minute React 50 - Logging Out | 19th Jan 2018
Our users need to be able to log out. Let's build a link that lets them do that!

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Five Minute React 49 - Intro to Component Lifecycle | 19th Jan 2018
We fix the bug where refreshing the page loses our user object, and talk about component lifecycle methods at the same time.

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Five Minute React 48 - Displaying User Information | 19th Jan 2018
We can log in, now let's use that to display some information on our page. Bonus: adding a working spinner!

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Five Minute React 38 - Log In and Log Out | 19th Jan 2018
Now that we can register users, let's create and test API endpoints to handle logging in and out.

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Five Minute React 37 - API Endpoint: Registration | 19th Jan 2018
We use Passport to create an API endpoint for registering users, then test it out with Postman.

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Five Minute React 22 - ESLint From The Command Line | 19th Jan 2018
We don't have to use Sublime Text to find all of our linting errors. There's a faster, better way.

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Five Minute React 21 - Working With ESLint | 19th Jan 2018
Now that we're starting to code, we need to make sure our work is consistent in error-free. ESLint will help.

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Five Minute React 20 - Testing an API Endpoint | 19th Jan 2018
Now that we have a failing test, let's make it pass by building out a simple API endpoint.

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Five Minute React 19 - Testing With Jest | 19th Jan 2018
Now that we have Jest installed, let's write a simple test ... one that's built to fail.

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Five Minute React 18 - Setting Up Testing | 19th Jan 2018
We talk about why JavaScript testing is useful, and get everything we'll need to get started installed.

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Five Minute React 17 - Installing Passport | 19th Jan 2018
We need authentication, and Passport will help ensure that it's done, and done well.

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Five Minute React 16 - Data Modeling | 19th Jan 2018
We get started by installing Mongoose, and using it to create a User model.

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Five Minute React 14 - Express Cleanup and API Setup | 19th Jan 2018
Converting app.js to ES7, installing Nodemon, and getting our API directory ready.

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Five Minute React 13 - Express Routing | 19th Jan 2018
If we're going to create an API, we'll need to understand HTTP requests and how Express handles them.

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Five Minute React 12 - Intro to Express Part 2 | 19th Jan 2018
A look into the subfolders that express-generator installed, and a quick overview of routes and views.

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Five Minute React 11 - Intro to Express Part 1 | 19th Jan 2018
Let's take a quick look at the top-level files installed by Express-Generator and explain what's going on.

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Five Minute React 10 - Installing Express | 19th Jan 2018
Our development environment's set. Let's get our web server up and running.

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Five Minute React 05 - Using Node Modules | 19th Jan 2018
We've added a 3rd party module, so let's write some code to use it!

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Creating a Simple RESTful Web App with Node.js, Express, and MongoDB | 18th May 2017
Learn the basics of REST and use them to build an easy, fast, single-page web app.

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