React Round Up

RRU 110: Game Development in React & Typescript with Maksim Ivanov

Front end developer Maksim Ivanov talks about working for Mojang, the company behind the ridiculously popular game Minecraft. As it turns out, Maksim uses React to build different pieces of the game, and runs the code through a custom renderer to make it work in the game world. In addition to his day job, he…

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RRU 109: SVGS in React with Elizabet Oliviera

If you’ve tried using SVGs in your application, chances are you’ve found it tricky or difficult. In today’s show, Elizabet Oliviera shares some tips on how you can begin using SVGs to create scalable illustrations and animations. She also shares her experiences of building a library of SVG animations Panel Carl Mungazi Paige Niedringhaus TJ…

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RRU 108: Web Workers & Multi-threaded JavaScript with Majid Hajian

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th – register now! Despite JavaScript being a single-threaded language, you can now leverage multi-threaded computing thanks to modern browser features such as web workers, workouts and service workers. In this show, Majid explains how these features work and what problems they solve. We also discuss the strategies…

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RRU 107: Remote Work with Vladimir Novick

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th – register now! Vladimir Novick is a work from home veteran. He talks through the situation with COVID-19, having kids at home, and working from home. The rest of the panel chimes in and discusses their experience—some short and some long—working from home. Panel Charles Max Wood…

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RRU 106: React Socks for Easy Responsive Design with Paige Niedringhaus

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 13th to 15th – register now! Paige Niedringhaus talks about the ever increasing need for developers and designers to be thinking about responsive web design as they build apps in today's world; a quick recap of a conference talk she gave at Connect.Tech, called 'Responsive Design featuring ReactJS'. Then, she…

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RRU 105: ReasonML and the Reason Association with Patrick Stapfer

JavaScript Remote Conf 2020 May 14th to 15th – register now! Patrick Stapfer from the Reason Association joins Charles Max Wood to talk about ReasonML, functional programming, and how it fits into the React ecosystem. ReasonML is a language built and maintained by Facebook and transpiled to JavaScript using the BuckleScript project. Patrick explains when…

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RRU 104: How to Start a Side Hustle as a Programmer with Mani Vaya

Get Mani's 10x Entrepreneurship Bundle of Book Summaries! Use the coupon code HUSTLE. Mani Vaya joins Charles Max Wood to talk about how developers can add the entrepreneur hat to the others they wear by starting a side gig. They discuss various ideas around entrepreneurship, the books they got them from, and how they've applied…

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RRU 103: Do the Work

Charles Max Wood monologues about how to get what you want and making a plan. The main focus of his discussion is about sticking it out through the boring or lonely parts and continuing to work for the career and life you’re looking for. Panel Charles Max Wood Sponsors Springboard | Click here NOW for…

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RRU 102: UI Components-Open Source vs. Paid with TJ VanToll

TJ VanToll hops on the Round Up to discuss when and where it makes sense to use open source UI components versus paying for them. The tradeoffs wind up being more subtle than you think. We dive into team make-up, pros and cons, and the approaches to making the right decision on which library to…

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RRU 101: Military Veterans, How to Learn, and With You With Me with Travis Ralph

Travis Ralph works with With You With Me to help veterans transition from military service to IT jobs. He discusses the process of making the move from military service to software development, why they use React as part of their curriculum, and how to learn new skills. Panel: Thomas Aylott Carl Mungazi Charles Max Wood…

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RRU 100: 100 Round Ups and more!

Chuck and Thomas get together to discuss their favorite parts of the React Round Up. They talk about origins, favorite episodes, and the history of React. Panel Charles Max Wood Thomas Aylott Sponsors Springboard | Promo code "JABBER" gives $500 off the job-guaranteed Course G2i ________________________________________________________ "The MaxCoders Guide to Finding Your Dream Developer Job"…

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RRU 099: Scale: In a React Code Base with Tejas Kumar

Tejas, Thomas, and Chuck talk about what Design Systems are, how they're used, and what goes into building them. The compare them to some UI libraries that don't quite meet the mark and talk about how they fit into the development ecosystem and people's career paths. Panelist Charles Max Wood Thomas Aylott Guest Tejas Kumar…

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