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Krithika Balasubramanyam

I'm Krithika Balasubramanyam, a Front-end Developer working for Orangescape. I write about React, Javascript, CSS and other things. Follow me on Twitter!

Recreating Noisli's colour-changing background using CSS Animations

August 16, 2019

Noisli is a background noise generator that has subtle background colour changes. In this post, we use CSS animations to recreate the background colour changes.

How to highlight search terms in your search results

April 29, 2019

Have you noticed how search pages highlight your search terms in their results? Google bolds them, Facebook highlights these terms with a pale blue background colour, and Chrome highlights them in a…

I don’t know JS

April 03, 2019

When I was in college, I mostly stuck to programming in C and C++, apart from occasional fiddling with Java, C#, and Python. I got a job as a Python programmer, and I read this book called Think…

Why does setState() not work in my React app?

February 28, 2019

In React, we use the setState() function whenever we need to update a component’s internal state. (Here’s an intro to state, props, and setState() in React.) But sometimes, setState() doesn’t work as…

Build a Medium clapper with React

February 21, 2019

In this post, we’ll build a simple Medium clapper with React. But before we get to the clapper, let’s go over some basic concepts of React..