Introduction to React by Stoyan Stefanov

Sep 24, 2013 · New York, United States of America

On September 24th we'll have Stoyan Stefanov from Facebook talk about React and performance.

React is a new, open source library from Facebook and Instagram. It's a library for building user interfaces for web applications. Let's talk about how React addresses the performance challenges (DOM manipulations, event handling) when building highly dynamic web interfaces.

Stoyan Stefanov (@stoyanstefanov) is a Facebook engineer fixing the performance of social plugins (e.g. Like button). Author of books on JavaScript and web performance, organizer of's web performance advent calendar. Plays guitar and performs live with the band called Anaconda Limousine.

We will be at Facebook and they will be providing food and drinks!
Don't forget to provide full name for building security desk.


6:30 - Arrive to Facebook, meet other members
6:45 - Event starts
7:00 - Introduction to React (Stoyan Stefanov)
8:00 - Q&A
8:15 - "Books and Stuff" geekaways
8:30 - Open Discussion, Networking


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