Hi! I’m Boyan, web developer and recent graduate from Le Wagon, London. This is part 2 of a tutorial on building a collaborative whiteboard app with React and the Froala WYSIWYG text editor. You can read the intro here if you want to see where we are starting from, and get a quick introduction to this project.

“Agatha Appears” — Net Art by Olia Lialina
“Agatha Appears” — Net Art by Olia Lialina
“Agatha Appears” — Net Art by Olia Lialina — experience it here

Using Redux to allow our components to communicate

First, ensuring that the CLI is in your project’s directory, run:

Now, our React app needs a quick little update, to make it ready to use Redux. Go to the src directory, and open the index.js file. Replace everything…


“Place” — A collaborative art piece by the users of Reddit
“Place” — A collaborative art piece by the users of Reddit
“Place” — A collaborative art piece by the users of Reddit

Intro

Hello! Nice to meet you, I am Boyan. I recently became a web-developer after completing a web development bootcamp at Le Wagon London, and am pretty excited (and nervous!) to make my first post to Medium, and join an amazing community that has taught me so much in just a few months.

The idea:

The initial idea for this project was to use the Froala WYSIWYG editor to create a blank canvas for artists to slap anything they want on a web-page, set the layout exactly as they please, and create Internet art, functioning in the same way to NewHive, a web-based…

boyanlevchev

I recently started coding - and it's my new favorite thing. I'm just here to share the things I come across along my way. At night, I secretly produce music.

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