Spotlight React 2016

2016-03-05 00:00:00 2016-03-06 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight React 2016 We’re taking a deep dive into ReactJS and hope you’ll join us to learn how you can leverage this increasingly mainstream technology in your work. This one day event is designed for industry professionals and features notable speakers; attendees can expect to build up their skills with a… Toronto FITC Toronto



There is no doubt React is here to stay, it’s popularity is on the rise. But if you are new to JS or new to JS frameworks you might be wondering WHY is it so popular. In this talk we will look at why we have React and what problems it solves. The concepts of reusable components, their life cycles and the common terminology. We will also explore what the workflow for building a modern React app looks like, and where React can fall short. Learning React in 2016 will be an important step in your career, so lets dive in!


Break down the concepts behind React and make it easy for people to start building with it.

Target Audience

JavaScript developers or project managers looking to get a better understanding of React.

Assumed Audience Knowledge

Intermediate understanding of JavaScript.

Five things audience members will learn

  1. Why do we have react, what problems does it solve
  2. React components
  3. Component life cycles
  4. Common terminology
  5. Where React falls short