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Unexpected token “export” using babel in docker container with docker-compose and typescript monorepo

I have been struggling with the following issue over the last couple days and can’t seem to track it down. I have a typescript monorepo with a shared package that I am trying to develop in docker using docker-compose. I can run them all directly from my local machine with yarn and everything boots up […]

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Why is this React Typescript app throwing errors?

I just created a new React app using npx create-react-app my-app –template typescript and it was working fine until I changed my component to from a stateless one to a stateful one. The error: JSX element type ‘App’ is not a constructor function for JSX elements. TS2605 3 | import App from “./App”; 4 | […]

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How to stop TypeScript error ‘Type A has no properties in common with Type B’ when Type B “extends” Type A in some way

(edited Title to make more general) I’m working in a codebase which uses React class components and Typescript everywhere, and I’m trying to implement react-dropzone (a lightweight, simple but effective file-drop component) using the class-based method. The Hooks implementation is cleaner and simpler but I’d prefer to avoid so as to preserve the paradigm maintained […]

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Jest & React & Typescript & React-Testing-Library error

I have a React/NextJS project setup using Typescript and am adding unit testing with Jest and React Testing Library. A unit test for my component looks like this: import React from ‘react’; import ‘@testing-library/jest-dom/extend-expect’; import { render } from ‘@testing-library/react’; import AppLayout from ‘.’; describe(‘<AppLayout>’, () => { it(‘renders children’, () => { const children […]

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“Navbar refers to a value, but is being used as a type here” when trying to render a shallow copy of my component when testing

I am trying to write a test to my React component, using TypeScript, Jest as my test runner and Enzyme for testing my React components. Whenever I pass my component into the shallow Enzyme function, I get the ts error “‘Navbar’ refers to a value, but is being used as a type here.”, and underneath […]

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How to correctly type the apply method for browser console logging functions?

I’ve written the below class to capture the console.log function in my app so I can review the logs on devices where I can’t easily access the browser console and so later I can bundle the captured logs when reporting errors. In order to get it working, I’ve had to add ts-ignore like this: // […]

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WebStorm breakpoints issue with TypeScript React App (using webpack)

I tried to configure the JavaScript Debugger as the WebStorm website is telling so: https://blog.jetbrains.com/webstorm/2017/01/debugging-react-apps/ However, it worked like for 2 minutes and it doesn’t work anymore, I can’t tell why.. Is it at least stable with TypeScript? Can I use the JavaScript Debugger? Edit 1 (based on @lena comment) Here you can find my […]