ReactFoo Pune

On lessons learned during implementation.

An Angular developer moving to React

Submitted by Souvik Basu (@souvikbasu) on Friday, 10 November 2017

Section: Crisp talk on comparative advantages of React and React Native; success and failure stories with React. Technical level: Intermediate Status: Confirmed & Scheduled


I worked as an Angular developer for 3 years from version 1.x to 4. Then I had to shift to React in my new company. This is a story about what I had to learn and (more importantly) unlearn while switching gear from Angular to React


  • How the Angular ecosystems helps dev
  • Challenges faced while moving to React
  • Advantages and disadvantages I felt while moving from Angular to React
  • Best practices to follow as a developer while switching technologies

Speaker bio

Souvik is a JS enthusiasts with 14 years experience in the industry. His day job is to set up a team on React project in Tesco Bengaluru. He loves to code equally well in React as well as in Angular. Currently he is spending a lot of time exploring Conversational UI.



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