ReactJS for non ReactJS developers

GDG Fremont
Thu, Apr 19, 2018, 7:00 PM (PDT)

About this event

Have you ever wondered if React JS is suitable for your application? Do you already have a Javascript website and are thinking about refactoring? Are you unsure about the benefits or the learning curve of React JS?In this talk I am going to describe the characteristics, benefits and best practices of React JS, the tools and frameworks to build a website and my experience transitioning from a pure Javascript application to a React JS website

About our speaker:
Linda has a sincere passion for resolving complex problems and business challenges through technical innovation and human collaboration. She has developed software in e-commerce, human resources, messaging and healthcare spaces, at companies like Sears, Electronic Arts, Netflix, and startups like Curai. Linda graduated from Carnegie Mellon University with a Master of Science degree in Software Engineering and loves to share her experiences as an engineer and as a Latina woman in tech.

And our co-speaker:
Vignesh (or Viggy, if you prefer) is a recent graduate of Stanford University and is currently working as an engineer at Curai, a healthcare startup with ambitions of changing the world. He previously interned at various smaller startups and industry giants like eBay and Palantir. Outside of work, Viggy enjoys hacking on various side projects and performing South Indian classical music