Workshop – From Zero to App: A React Workshop

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You’ve heard about it. Maybe you even started looking at it, but you abandoned when you saw that you needed to re-learn all you thought you knew about JS. When starting to do your first steps in React, the learning curve can seem really steep. In this workshop, you will be guided through the fundamental concepts behind React and will learn how to build a full application using those technologies. Covering packaging with webpack, routing, form manipulation and authentication, this workshop will get you up to speed with this trendy framework that React is. This workshop is targeted at developers that know how to use Javascript but have never touched React. We start from the very beginning and end up with a full and complete application.

In this workshop you’ll learn the following:
How to build a React application from scratch. This workshop is for you if you have some knowledge about JavaScript but you find ReactJs to be a little mysterious and have never touched it so far.

This workshop has the following prerequisites:
You will need to bring your own laptop. Make sure that you have access to Github from it, we will clone a starting repository.  Also, make sure you have NodeJs installed, this will be needed to build a local server. Also, make sure to brings lots of energy, this will be a long day charged with new knowledge!

Workshop will be held in English by Joel Lord. He is passionate about web and technology in general. He likes to learn new things but most of all, he likes to share his discoveries. He does so by travelling at various conferences all across the globe. Joel graduated from college in computer programming in the last millennium. Apart for a little break to get his BSc in computational astrophysics, he was always in the industry. As a technical evangelist with Auth0, he meets with developers to help them make the web a safer place. During his free time, he is usually found stargazing in a camping site somewhere or brewing a fresh batch of beer in his garage.