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Preact is dopeee

Submitted by Anup Kumar (@anup07) on Monday, 5 March 2018

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Abstract

Some of you might have heard about preact and may have even played around with it. Let’s dig a little deeper and explore the factors that make preact awesome. We will look at the advantages of preact over react, how easy it is to get up and running a project using preact-cli.

Outline

Preact is a fast 3KB alternative to React with the same API. It’s also one of the fastest Virtual DOM libraries out there, thanks to a simple and predictable diff implementation.

This talk will walk you through all the things that make preact awesome.

Here’s a brief outline of the talk:

1) What is Preact?
2) Advantages of preact over react
3) What makes preact different from react?
4) How to swap a project from react to preact
5) Using preact-compat for compatibility between preact and react
6) Getting started with preact-cli
1) Main features of preact-cli 2) Performance benefits of using preact-cli

Requirements

There are no technical requirements for this talk. Any audience with basic front-end knowledge is welcome to attend this talk.

Speaker bio

Anup is a JavaScript fanboy. He is a front-end developer at BookMyShow and core team member of PreactJS and helps maintaing Preact CLI. While he is not reviewing the PRs and drafting releases, he builds PWA’s with Preact

Slides

https://speakerdeck.com/reznord/introduction-to-preact

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