ReactFoo Delhi

ReactFoo Delhi

On React, alternatives to React, ReactNative and front-end engineering

##About the event

After successful editions in Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad and Mumbai, ReactFoo travels to Delhi. The Delhi edition will focus on the following topics:

  1. Performance and React.
  2. Performance, in general.
  3. Architecture with React.
  4. Alternatives to React – such as Angular, Vue and other frameworks – why these worked / did not work for your use-case.
  5. Mobile engineering with ReactNative or alternatives.

ReactFoo Delhi is an event for JavaScript, React and front-end engineers. All speakers must have direct experience working with performance, React, React Native or alternatives to these.


We invite developers and architects from large and small organizations to share their stories and insights with the community. You can either propose:

  1. Full length talks of 40 mins duration.
  2. Short talks of 20 mins duration.
  3. Birds Of Feather (BOF) sessions.
  4. Hands-on workshops for 3-6 hour duration.

Workshops on 19th August will be announced shortly. 30-40 participants will be admitted to each workshop. Workshop tickets have to be purchased separately.

Who should attend

  1. Front-end engineers
  2. JS engineers from enterprises.
  3. JS engineers from startups.
  4. Architects.
  5. Cross-platform mobile developers.

Why you should attend?

  1. To learn from and network with peers from the industry.
  2. To gain insights from case studies of practical implementation, and evaluate ReactJS and React Native for your work.
  3. To program better with React and React Native.

Talk selection process

Speakers from previous editions will review proposals and vote on them. In order to make it to the shortlist, your submission must contain the following information:

  1. Key insights you will present, or takeaways for the audience.
  2. Overall flow of the content.

You must submit links to videos of talks you have delivered in the past, or record and upload a two-min self-recorded video explaining what your talk is about, and why is it relevant for this event.

Also consider submitting links to the following along with your proposal:

  1. A detailed outline, or
  2. Mindmap, explaining the structure of the talk, or
  3. Draft slides.

Honorarium for selected speakers; travel grants

Selected speakers and workshop instructors will receive an honorarium of Rs. 3,000 each, at the end of their talk. Confirmed speakers and instructors also get a pass to the conference. We do not provide free passes for speakers’ colleagues and spouses.

Owing to a tight budget, we will not be able to offer travel grants or accommodation for this event.


India International Centre (IIC), Seminar Hall 1, 2 & 3, 1st Floor, Kamaladevi Block, 40 Max Mueller Marg, Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003.

Important dates

ReactFoo Delhi conference – 18 August 2018.
ReactFoo Delhi hands-on workshops – 19 August 2018
Last date for submissions - 30 June 2018.

##Contact details:
For more information about speaking, ReactFoo, sponsorships, tickets, or any other information contact or call 7676332020.

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A community - for and of - front-end engineers to share experiences with ReactJS, performant apps with React, crafting better User Interfaces (UI) with React and GraphQL ecosystem. ReactFoo also discusses design patterns and user experience. more

Arjun Hariharan


Uniting react, redux and node Js with Typescript

Submitted Apr 7, 2018

This is an introductory level talk to help people understand

  1. what typescript is.
  2. who uses it.
  3. how it aides to faster development.
  4. code maintainability and quality with typescript.
  5. how full stack engineers can leverage typescript at backend and frontend.


This talk would cover the following topics

  • Setting up react, redux project with webpack and typescript (includes all the dev tools like react hot reload, VS code plugins etc).

We would quickly go through the project setup, typescript config files, webpack plugins and setup a hello world project.

  • Building components with react-typescript.

I’ll start the demo by creating few simple components with typescript and extend them to show how component compositions and integrations with redux happens.

  • How typescript makes it easy to refactor and maintain code.

We will then refactor the components we previously created and add new features to it. This will demonstrate how typescript makes agile developemnt easy and fun.

  • Share the best practices we have adopted over the years.

A list of conventions and practices we have adopted for in our team and how it has helped us to boost our productivity.

  • For full stack engineers - How typescript makes it easy to integrate the backend and frontend.

Keeping the APIs and the UI in sync as we iterate over the product is a big challenge in itself. With typescript, we can clearly define the mandatory fields, data types of the field, object composition etc to make this proess efficient.

Speaker bio

Arjun is a founding member and a senior software engineer at Velotio Technologies, Pune. He leads multiple projects at Velotio technologies and focuses on setting up and growing the agile teams in the company. He is a full stack engineer working primarily with Node and React Js and has worked with Python, Java and Ruby in the past for his projects at Seagate and other companies. He has also worked with different technologies like Botkit, Rasa-NLU, docker, kubernetes, chef and therby brings a vast amount of experience and expertise in multiple domains like SaaS, chat bots, NLU, Cloud and infrastructue.


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A community - for and of - front-end engineers to share experiences with ReactJS, performant apps with React, crafting better User Interfaces (UI) with React and GraphQL ecosystem. ReactFoo also discusses design patterns and user experience. more