October 18, 2021

Build a Hacker News Clone using React and HarperDB

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Summary of What to Expect
Table of Contents
  1. Sign up for a free HarperDB Cloud instance.
  2. Set up a React app using create-react-app.
  3. Create a "HackerNews" schema and a "posts" table in HarperDB.
  4. Populate the "posts" table with sample data using JSON.
  5. Integrate HarperDB with the React app using use-harperdb.
  6. Build the app's header and post components.
  7. Style the app to resemble Hacker News.
  8. View the app locally with npm start.
  9. Deploy the app to GitHub Pages using gh-pages.