Vue JS Day- Chakra UI + Chat Widget With Vue JS & Firestore

We will be looking at how to use improve our front end skills with Vue JS. This is a great talk for all front end developers looking to learn Vue JS.

Mar 4, 2021, 4:30 – 6:15 PM


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18h30-18h40 - Welcome To GDGSoweto

18h45-19h20 -Jonathan Bakebwa - Chakra UI


Jonathan Bakebwa is the creator and maintainer of Chakra UI Vue, a component library focused on making accessible Vue.js websites and applications fast.

Jonathan is also a co-founder of Akkadu as well as the co-founder of the Vue Beijing Meetup in China.

He has also authored Vue.js utility libraries in the Vue ecosystem and is currently building the next version of Chakra UI Vue.

When he is not coding, Jonathan enjoys playing the guitar, reading and learning about startups.

19h30-20h00 - Abdulsamii Ajala -  Let's build a chat widget with VueJS and firestore.


Name: Abdulsamii Ajala

Company: Codevillage LLC

Position: Fullstack Developer & Lead Practice

Profile: Software engineer with over years of experience building platforms and apps that are easy to use and visually appealing to end-users for businesses and corporate entities. He has a vast experience working with globally distributed teams and he's helping companies scale with Codevillage.

Topic: Let's build a chat widget with VueJS and firestore.

Description: Learn to use firestore to build scalable realtime applications while leveraging the power of Vue composition API.

20h00-20h10 - Giveaway & Closing.


  • Simon Mokgotlhoa



  • Neide Cumbane


  • Lesego Ndlovu


    GDG Organizer

  • Simon Mokgotlhoa


    GDG Organizer

  • Michaela McRowdie

    Diversity Program Coordinator

  • Ayanda Buda

    Creative Director

  • Alex Thotse

    Sponsorship Relations Manager

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