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React Wednesdays is a weekly chat show with the best and brightest from the React world, hosted by KendoReact Developer Advocate TJ VanToll. New episodes stream live every Wednesday at 1:00 PM Eastern US time. You can add React Wednesdays to your Google calendar to get reminders for upcoming episodes.

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Let’s Learn Snowpack with Fred Schott

On this episode of React Wednesdays we were joined by Fred K. Schott (@FredKSchott) to chat about Snowpack.

Snowpack is a build tool that’s meant to be a simpler alternative to more complex bundlers like webpack for development workflows. It uses JavaScript’s native module system, which helps it run fast during development.

Fred showed us how it all worked with a live demo of Snowpack in action. I’d highly recommend any JavaScript developer check this one out, as everyone needs to bundle code, and Snowpack is a compelling way to do so. It’s fast 🔥

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April 8, 2021

Learning Recoil with David McCabe

On this episode of React Wednesdays we welcomed David McCabe (@mcc_abe) - UI engineer at Facebook, and author of Recoil.

Recoil is an experimental set of utilities for state management with React, and it focuses pretty heavily on helping you manage state across components.

David did an awesome demo of Recoil for us, and now you can see it in action as well!

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April 1, 2021

Building Documentation and Demos with Gatsby

On this episode of React Wednesdays we explored Gatsby, a popular framework for building static React apps!

Our guest was Kiril Peyanski (@kspeyanski), a Senior Software Engineer at Progress, and the go-to person for all things Gatsby!

Kiril showed us some advanced Gatsby workflows that he's learned from building the infrastructure that drives the KendoReact documentation system—including how to keep your sites building fast at scale, and how to embed complex demos.

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March 25, 2021

Remotion, a React Framework for Making Videos

On this episode of React Wednesdays, we welcomed Jonny Burger - the creator of Remotion - an awesome library that lets you create videos with React!

Jonny shared how it all works and was awesome to give us a demo! 

If you’ve ever wanted to create a video with React, or if you’re just curious about how it all works, then this the place to learn that!

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March 18, 2021

Building Apps for Microsoft Teams with React

On this episode of React Wednesdays, Emily Rose from Microsoft joined us to show us how to build custom extensions to Microsoft Teams with React.

Emily explained what Teams apps are, and then showed us what Teams apps look like live on stream.

This is a great one to check out if you’re curious what Teams are can do, and see the types of things you might want to build for your company or organization. And to learn more, check out Emily’s writeup on the stream, which includes a list of follow-up resources, as well the Teams developer documentation.

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March 11, 2021

Let’s Learn Blitz.js with Brandon Bayer

On this episode of React Wednesdays we welcomed Brandon Bayer (@flybayer), creator of Blitz.js.

Blitz.js is a full-stack framework that’s built on top of Next.js, and inspired by full-stack frameworks like Ruby on Rails. This was pretty exciting as full-stack frameworks have been growing like crazy in the React world lately.

Brandon was awesome and demoed Blitz.js for us, and answered our questions of why you should use Blitz.js over just using Next, and where Blitz.js got its name from.

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March 5, 2021

About your hosts

TJ VanToll
TJ VanToll

Principal Developer Advocate

TJ VanToll is a front-end developer, author, and a Principal Developer Advocate for Progress. TJ has over a decade of web development experience, including a few years working on the jQuery and NativeScript teams. Nowadays he helps web developers build awesome UIs with KendoReact.

Dan Wilson
Dan Wilson

Director of Marketing and Developer Relations

Dan has extensive experience growing technology focused products and services. He got his first taste of fast-moving bleeding edge tech when he joined his first start-up in 1999 as a software developer. Now Dan works with Digital Primates where they help companies modernize applications and skills with Enterprise JavaScript and React.

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