Scott Tolinski

Podcast Episodes

Building Steam Games with React (syntax.fm)
Sep 04, 2019
In this episode, Scott and Wes talk with Drew Conley about building games with Javascript.
Hasty Treat - How To Publish A React Component To NPM (syntax.fm)
Aug 19, 2019
In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about documentation libraries, starting and maintaining projects, how to publish React components to NPM, and more!
    State In React (syntax.fm)
    Aug 14, 2019
    In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk about state in React: local state, global state, UI state, data state, caching, API data and more!
    Gatsby Themes (syntax.fm)
    Jun 05, 2019
    In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk with Jason Lengstorf from the Gatsby team about Gatsby themes, and the future of Gatsby in general.
    Break In with Scott Tolinski (reactpodcast.com)
    May 23, 2019
    Scott Tolinski is creator of Level Up Totorials and co-host of Syntax — a tasty treats podcast for web developers. He joins us on React Podcast to talk about career, hobbies, and building a business.
      Syntax Live React Edition (syntax.fm)
      Apr 10, 2019
      It's another live episode of Syntax in which Wes and Scott do Hook'd on Hooks, Who's Snackin' on React, Stump'd, Unpopular Opinions, Q & Eh, and more!
      Hasty Treat - React Suspense (syntax.fm)
      Mar 18, 2019
      In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about React Suspense — what it is, how it works, support and more!
      Gatsby vs Next (syntax.fm)
      Feb 20, 2019
      In this episode, Wes and Scott debate Gatsby vs Next — how they compare, the pros and cons of each, why you might chose one over the other for your next project, and more!
      React Hooks (syntax.fm)
      Nov 14, 2018
      In this episode Wes and Scott discuss React Hooks - what they are, why you might want to use them, their differences with regular classes, and more.
      The React Episode (syntax.fm)
      Aug 15, 2018
      In this episode Wes and Scott do a deep dive into React - what it is, best practices and all the ins and outs of how the framework works.

      Video Guides & Talks

      How to Use a Local Javascript Package in a Real Project (youtube.com)
      Jul 26, 2019
      In this video, I show you how to link your local package to an external project.
        How To Make a React Component Library (youtube.com)
        Jul 26, 2019
        In this video, I show you how to get started creating your very own React component library using a quick and easy tool to get started.
          Using React Context For Global State (youtube.com)
          Apr 23, 2019
          Learn how Level Up uses React Context to manage all global state.
          Effortless Forms In React (youtube.com)
          Apr 09, 2019
          I'm going to be showing off a new library that I found that makes writing forms in React insanely simple.
          How Level Up Tests Apollo Queries (youtube.com)
          Aug 31, 2018
          In this video I show how I use addMockFunctionsToSchema & MockedProvider to have a powerful auto mocking of data using Apollo's render prop components.
          What Is React Testing Library? (youtube.com)
          Aug 29, 2018
          In this video I talk about what is React Testing Library and why you might want to use it.
          Framer X First Look (youtube.com)
          Aug 10, 2018
          Live stream of checking out Framer X
          3 Press Confirmation Button - React Experiments #1 (youtube.com)
          Jul 24, 2018
          In this video we build a fun 3 press confirmation button using React. Follow a long and see how to build a real-world component, then take the code and use it yourself!
          Fast & Furious Learning (youtube.com)
          May 28, 2018
          After creating thousands of web development tutorials, Scott shares his secrets on Modern learning in our quickly changing industry.
          5 Common React Beginner Problems 2018 (youtube.com)
          May 03, 2018
          In this video I give 5 common problems React beginners might face.
          What Is CSS In JS? / What Is Styled Components? (youtube.com)
          Apr 18, 2018
          In this What Is Wednesday, I answer the question. What Is CSS In JS as well as What is Styled Components?
          What Is Jest? (youtube.com)
          Apr 11, 2018
          In this video, I answer the question, what is Jest?
          JS Testing 101 with Jest (youtube.com)
          Apr 03, 2018
          In this series, we'll cover the skills needed to understand the how and why of JavaScript testing.
          How to make a Contact Form in Gatsby with Netlify (youtube.com)
          Mar 10, 2018
          In this video we build a contact form that will work with Netlify's form service.
          The Best React Markdown Package (youtube.com)
          Feb 16, 2018
          In this video, I show you the very best Markdown package for React.
            How To Measure Anything In React (youtube.com)
            Feb 16, 2018
            In this video, I show you the very best measuring component.
              What Is GraphQL? (youtube.com)
              Jan 10, 2018
              In this video, I answer What Is GraphQL? and then discuss more about how to use GraphQL in a real world context and why you might want to.
              What Is Redux? (youtube.com)
              Jan 03, 2018
              Redux is a predictable state container for JavaScript apps.
              What Is Parcel? (youtube.com)
              Dec 13, 2017
              Blazing fast, zero configuration web application bundler.
              React Powerplug - Favorite React Packages (youtube.com)
              Nov 30, 2017
              In this series, I talk about my favorite and most used React packages.
                What Is Webpack? (youtube.com)
                Nov 08, 2017
                In this video, I up-pack what webpack is in plain english and how it can help you.
                8 Tips For Getting Better At React (youtube.com)
                Nov 07, 2017
                Learn 8 things that will make you a better React Dev
                What Is React? (youtube.com)
                Nov 01, 2017
                The first video in the What Is? series, where I dive into various web dev topics and explain them in plain english.
                Moving My Personal Site To GatsbyJS (youtube.com)
                Jul 10, 2017
                In this stream, I'll be moving my website off Meteor and onto GatsbyJS.
                A First Look at Gatsby, a Static Site Generator for React (youtube.com)
                Jul 07, 2017
                In this video, I give a first look into the exciting new static site generator, Gatsby.
                Server Side Rendering with Meteor & React (youtube.com)
                Jun 19, 2017
                In this stream, I'll be upgrading the Level Up Store to add server side rendering.
                Upgrading To React Router 4 (youtube.com)
                Jun 13, 2017
                In this stream, I'll be upgrading the Level Up Store to React Router 4.
                How To Convert Components To Functional Stateless Components (youtube.com)
                Dec 02, 2016
                In this React.js Tutorial, I show you how to convert a normal component into a functional stateless component.

                Courses & Video Series

                Animating React (leveluptutorials.com)
                May 01, 2019
                Learn practical, physics based interface animation in React with React Spring. We dive into React Spring, an exceptional modern React animations library, to build common interface animations.
                React Hooks For Everyone (leveluptutorials.com)
                Mar 01, 2019
                React Hooks are the latest new feature to arrive in React. Make your function based components more useful than ever before and learn how to build reusable functionality with custom hooks.
                Pro Gatsby 2 (leveluptutorials.com)
                Nov 02, 2018
                Learn how to build the fastest websites on the planet with this Gatsby v2, a new static site generator using React.
                Level 1 Apollo Client with React (leveluptutorials.com)
                Jul 31, 2018
                Learn the hottest GraphQL library out with Level 1 Apollo Client with React. In this series, I teach you how to connect to GraphQL APIs, the new Query, Mutation and ApolloConsumer components.
                Level 1 Electron (leveluptutorials.com)
                Jun 29, 2018
                In this series we explore Electron by building a beautiful journaling app using React
                Level 2 React (leveluptutorials.com)
                May 23, 2018
                In this series, we dive into intermediate React concepts where you'll learn things like, how to use the React Context API, how to make a portal in React, how to use and understand render props as well as animated transitions and interactive animations in React.
                Headless WordPress (leveluptutorials.com)
                Apr 30, 2018
                Learn how you can build a headless WordPress site with ease using both Next.js or Gatsby
                Pro Gatsby (leveluptutorials.com)
                Feb 26, 2018
                In Pro Gatsby, you'll learn how to build extremely fast websites in React with the hottest static site generator around.
                Level 2 React Native with GraphQL (leveluptutorials.com)
                Jan 31, 2018
                Over 25 videos, this series will teach you more complex aspects of React Native while using a GraphQL API
                Full-stack GraphQL with Apollo, Meteor & React (leveluptutorials.com)
                Jan 02, 2018
                In this free series, I'll be teaching GraphQL with Apollo, Meteor & React to build a full-stack app.
                Redux & React For Everyone (leveluptutorials.com)
                Dec 29, 2017
                Learn Redux with React with 21 practical, easy to follow videos & code
                React Native For Everyone (leveluptutorials.com)
                Jun 05, 2017
                Learn once, write anywhere: Build mobile apps with React Native