It’s been just a bit over a year since I started answering questions on Stack Overflow. I stuck with answering
[react-native] questions almost exclusively because I wanted to hone my expertise in that niche. It worked, but it also opened my eyes to some larger problems with both the Stack Overflow and React Native communities.
First in a new series of posts that I’ll be calling Code Dive. I like testing the depth of my React Native knowledge by answering questions on StackOverflow. Occasionally, I’ll run into a question that asks about the same exact issue I ran into and was forced to look into the source code to understand. So I take the time to redo the code dive and write out a summary/explanation of what I discovered. For any that I feel were particularly useful, I’ll be reposting them here.
For my very first report, I’ll be explaining why headers and footers are not included in the columns for React Native’s
FlatList component when using the
numColumns prop. Originally asked here.