React yearly calendar: an open source component [Open Source Library]

Recently we’ve been involved in a software where the user needed to see the whole year, divided in sections, in a glance. It’s not a trivial problem so we started searching for the best way to display it. We had a specific use-case: a tariff configuration software connected to specific hardware (the entire project), where we needed it to display how an year is divided into 4 different periods. After some design and development we landed to a solution.

The result turned out to be very different from a traditional calendar view, so we decided to release it open source. We received a warm reaction, and we made it to the top of Hacker News for a while.

The calendar is available on Github and npm.

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