37: Decide with Your Human Brain, with Brian Vaughn. On the new React profiler, windowing, and intelligent performance tuning.
Brian Vaughn is a member of the React Core team and creator of libraries like react-virtualized and react-window. He’s a wealth of knowledge in React performance and application profiling. Chantastic asks Brian about the new profiler tools he’s been working on (available to React v16.5 apps), React Core team dynamics, and the future of windowing in React and browsers. They discuss a handful of practical performance tips, Concurrent rendering in React, React.memo and the useMemo Hook, and how to decide with your human brain when performance tuning is necessary.