Spotlight: React 2018

2018-12-01 00:00:00 2018-12-02 00:00:00 America/Toronto Spotlight: React 2018 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. What will be covered? Seven killer talks, one LOW price…. 10KB or Bust: The Delicate Power of Webpack and Babel… Toronto FITC Toronto



The React Native platform has taken the world by storm. Big names like Uber, Instagram, Tesla and Facebook are leveraging the platform to accelerate their development process while maintaining high quality. There is generally a strong correlation between great quality apps and the level of accessibly features built in. Jason will go through the general methods of making your React Native apps accessible and explore some of the gotchas in this endeavour.


To show how to think about and implement accessible features when dealing with React Native mobile apps.

Target Audience

Mobile (React Native) developers or those interested in using the technology. This presentation is meant for beginners to intermediate.

Assumed Audience Knowledge

Understanding of basic JSX/HTML structure

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. What’s React Native
  2. How to make your mobile app accessible
  3. Tools to use to test your app
  4. Design evaluation tools
  5. Things to consider when making your app accessible