RRU 111: React Tools, Codebase Management, and More with Brice Ayres
Brice Ayres is a Youtube video author talking about programming and React. This is a wide ranging conversation across the spectrum of React tools, libraries like react-bootstrap, and the state of styling and state management in React.
RRU 110: Game Development in React & Typescript with Maksim Ivanov
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
RRU 107: Remote Work with Vladimir Novick
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.
RRU 106: React Socks for Easy Responsive Design with Paige Niedringhaus
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 talks about two possible solutions for making responsive web apps: CSS media queries and a new, React-specific NPM package called React Socks. Both options have their benefits and drawbacks (and can be used together too!), but getting started with either is relatively simple. Considering how many different ways users could be accessing our websites today and how important a good user experience is regardless of device size, responsive design is definitely worth investigating and incorporating into you own development going forward.
RRU 105: ReasonML and the Reason Association with Patrick Stapfer
RRU 104: How to Start a Side Hustle as a Programmer with Mani Vaya
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 them in their own businesses.
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.
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 pick up.
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.
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.
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.
RRU 098: Accessibility Made Easy with Brittany Feenstra
Brittany is a software engineer for Formidable Labs. She’s a team lead for some client work and likes to poke around in their open-source stuff in her free time. Last year she gave a talk at ReactConf called ‘Accessibility is a Marathon, Not a Sprint’. She talks about her background and how she came to specialize in accessibility.
RRU 097: State Management and React Component Design with Becca Bailey
Guest Becca Bailey gave a talk at ReactConf in 2019 called The State of React State in 2019 and will be giving another talk at an upcoming conference. She gives a summary of her ReactConf talk, which was inspired by her experiences she has had as a developer. In her talk, she talks about different tools and testing for state management. She and the panelists discuss how to recommend changing tools to a team instead of individuals. She shares some experiences from her job.