ReactFoo Hyderabad

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

About the event

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

  1. Success and failure stories of implementing React and React Native for your use-case.
  2. Your experiences with alternatives to React – such as Angular, Vue and other frameworks – why these worked / did not work for your use-case.
  3. Front-end architecture patterns and approaches with React.
  4. Mobile engineering with ReactNative or alternatives.

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

Format

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 18 March will be announced shortly. 30-40 participants will be admitted to each workshop. Workshop tickets have to be purchased separately.

Who should attend

  1. JS engineers from enterprises.
  2. JS engineers from startups.
  3. Architects.
  4. 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.

Important dates

ReactFoo Hyderabad conference – 17 March 2018.
ReactFoo Hyderabad hands-on workshops – 18 March 2018
Last date for submissions - 15 February 2018.

Contact details:

For more information about speaking, ReactFoo, sponsorships, tickets, or any other information contact support@hasgeek.com or call 7676332020.

Event website: https://reactfoo.in/2018-hyderabad/

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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

Kiran Abburi

@kiranabburi

GraphQL & Apollo Workshop

Submitted Feb 5, 2018

React helps us in building declarative components and composing them to build apps. Libraries like redux solved the state management problem, but handling network requests is still tricky. We often need imperative logic to initiate network requests, update server response in local store, handle network errors etc. This could be complex and repetitive. GraphQL and Apollo solves this problem by enabling us to handle network requests in declarative fashion. They allows us to specify the data requirements of components declaratively and apollo takes care of fetching the data and passing it to components. Also, apollo makes it easy to implement complex features like pagination, caching. Apollo can also help us in managing local state without having to use a state management library. Also, GraphQL provides performance benefits by letting us fetch only the data required by clients and batch network requests.

In this workshop, you will learn how to build apps with React, GraphQL and Apollo. Various concepts of GraphQL and Apollo will be covered while building a simple e-commerce app

Outline

  • What is GraphQL
  • GraphQL queries and type system.
  • Building GraphQL schema
  • Building GraphQL Server
  • Apollo setup in react projects
  • Querying data with Apollo
  • GraphQL Mutations with Apollo
  • Local state management with Apollo

Requirements

  • Laptop with nodejs installed
  • Basic knowledge of javascript and reactjs
  • Basic knowledge of REST API’s

Speaker bio

Kiran Abburi is a freelance developer with 6+ years of experience in web development. He primarily works on reactjs, nodejs and GraphQL projects. He is also an organizer of the Reactjs Bangalore meetup group.

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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