Weekly Chat Show on Twitch
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.
Stay tuned for new episodes of React Wednesdays - coming soon! Until then, browse through the video library below to catch up on past episodes with some awesome quests!
On this episode of React Wednesdays, a veteran of the show returned - Zain Sajjad came back to discuss solutions available to deploy your react apps with a few clicks, plus he'll dive into some cool custom scripting.
But that's not all - Furqan Ali - Principal Software Engineer at @PeekabooGuru joined the show as a special guest!
September 30, 2021
Nate Moore from Astro demonstrated how to use Astro with your existing React components and discussed Astro's forthcoming WASM-powered compiler.
August 27, 2021
It has some features that are similar to React (component model, hooks), but also some that are quite different—for example, Solid doesn’t use a virtual DOM.
Ryan demoed Solid for us, and discussed how and why React developers might want to check out Solid.
This was a fun one as Solid is growing in popularity, and we're curious to see it in action.
August 16, 2021
Nick explained what the project is, and then demoed a few awesome examples for us.
If you’ve ever had the misfortune of working with native audio apps, you’re probably familiar with C++ and pain. But that might be changing due to Elementary Audio!
August 6, 2021
On this episode of React Wednesdays we tried out GitHub Copilot, a fascinating new tool that uses AI to give you suggestions on the code you need to write.
And to help us try it out we invited back Paige Niedringhaus (@pniedri), a staff software engineer at Blues Wireless that’s going to help us discover all the crazy things Copilot can do.
July 16, 2021
Libraries like React abstract away DOM APIs so that you rarely ever have to deal with them. And while that’s mostly a good thing, knowing how the DOM APIs work can have some real benefits—for example when you need to write code that works on any app regardless of framework.
On this episode of React Wednesdays, TJ VanToll gave a hands-on demo of the most popular DOM APIs and showed how to select DOM nodes, move DOM nodes, attach event listeners, and more.
July 2, 2021
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.
Lead Product Marketing Manager
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 heads up marketing for Blues Wireless—the fastest path to build cellular IoT products.