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On lessons learned during implementation.

A Reasonable way to React

Submitted by Siddharth Kshetrapal (@siddharthkp) on Dec 3, 2017

Section: Full talk on success and failure stories with React; code overheads and code rewrite stories with React Technical level: Beginner Status: Cancelled


There’s a lot of hype (and a lot of puns) about Reason - but why is that, and what does it have to do with our beloved React? Is this something for hipster types only, or will we all be using it in a year’s time?

All great questions! Join me in surfing the hype wave for the answers and more!


  • What is this language even?
  • Why are we talking about a meta syntax for a 20 year old language?
  • Do I have to learn a new syntax now?
  • What do you I get extra over javascript?
  • Special mention for type safety
  • Tooling + Performance
  • I don’t know how to React to this? (intro to ReactReason)
  • Handling props and state
  • But, I already have a huge javascript codebase! (Interop with javascript and migration strategy)
  • Is this production ready/who uses it?


A really open mind :D

Speaker bio

Building design systems @auth0 ∙ ex @practo ∙ Built bundlesize & cost-of-modules ∙ Makes youtube videos∙ Co-organises @ReactBangalore ∙ plays football, noob surfer



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