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πŸš€ What is new in v9

Say hello to addons! What are addons? So, addons are like DLCs in video games but for react-toastify πŸ˜†. More seriously, you can think of it as utilities built around react-toastify. For example, custom theme, hooks, components etc...

useNotificationCenter

The first addon that I would like to introduce is the useNotificationCenter headless hook! As the name suggests, it let you build your notification center on top of react-toastify. See for yourself πŸ‘‡

Screen.Recording.2022-05-03.at.21.24.02.mov

Another example using MUI.

Edit mui-notification-center
Check the documentation for more details.

Stacked toasts

This second addon will be released later. There are a bunch of details that I need to cover and I don't want to release something too buggy. Nevertheless, I'm really excited about it and I think it's worth showcasing anyway.

I call it StackedContainer for now, it's an alternative to the ToastContainer component.

stacked-container

πŸ’₯ Breaking changes

There are 2 breaking changes. The API change for toast.onChange and the removal of toast.configure.

toast.onChange

The previous API was returning the numberOfToastDisplayed and the containerId. Honestly, this API seems to be incomplete.

For example, with the old API, if I wanted to do some logging this would be very difficult because I don't have enough data to log.

toast.onChange((numberOfToastDisplayed, containerId) => {
  logger.info("nothing useful to log, ...")
})

The new API offers more possibilities. The callback will receive a ToastItem. The item provides a bunch of useful properties status, content, id, data, etc...

interface ToastItem<Data = {}> {
    id: Id;
    content: React.ReactNode;
    theme?: Theme;
    type?: TypeOptions;
    isLoading?: boolean;
    containerId?: Id;
    data: Data;
    icon?: React.ReactNode | false;
    status: "added" | "removed" | "updated" 
}

const unsubscribe = toast.onChange((payload: ToastItem) => {
  switch (payload.status) {
    case "added":
      // new toast added
      break;
    case "updated":
      // toast updated
      break;
    case "removed":
      // toast has been removed
      break;
  }
});

For example, if I want to log something every time there is a new error notification, with the new API it's trivial

toast.onChange(payload => {
  if(payload.status === "added" && payload.type === toast.TYPE.ERROR) {
    logger.error({
      createdAt: Date.now(),
      content: payload.content,
      data: payload.data
    })
  }
})

toast.configure removal

toast.configure works fine for most cases but the current implementation has one main issue. It does not work with react context because it creates a new react tree.
That being said, having 2 APIs to do the same thing is a bad thing.

πŸ•· Bug fixes

  • #725 the success toast on promise does not disappear when resolving too quickly
  • #711 updated toast sometimes has wrong styles
  • #700 generics are not used for toast.promise's result type if you use a custom render method