ReactFoo Pune

On lessons learned during implementation.

About the event

After a successful first edition in Bangalore, ReactFoo travels to Pune. ReactFoo Pune will focus on the following topics:

  1. Success and failure stories of implementing React and React Native for your use-case.
  2. Lessons learned in shifting codebase from older frameworks to React.
  3. Comparative advantages of React and other JS frameworks.

ReactFoo Pune is an event for practitioners, by practitioners.

Format

We invite developers and architects from large and small organizations to share their stories and insights with the community.

ReactFoo Pune is a two-day event with:
Hands-on workshops on 19 January. Single track of talks and Birds of a Feather (BOF) sessions on 20 January.

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

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.

Selection process

Proposals will be shortlisted and reviewed by an editorial team consisting of practitioners from the community. Make sure your abstract contains 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 Pune conference – 19 January, 2018.
ReactFoo Pune hands-on workshops – 20 January, 2018.
Last date for submissions - 7 December, 2017.

Contact details:

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

Proposal topics:

Proposals that will be evaluated will focus on personal experiences with React from a first person perspective. We’re looking for talks that will expand on reasons for decisions made to implement React, stumbling points before and after having done so, successes or failure faced with React, etc. Instructional talks exploring new features and how-to talks are not going to be a part of this edition of the conference.

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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

Vijay Dharap

@dharapvj

Dark Art of Webpack Bundle Tuning

Submitted Mar 9, 2017

While webpack continues to become more and more popular and de-facto choice of module bundling in an increasingly ES6 and ES7 centric world, its VERY easy to get lost in all the hoopla of getting the webpack to work.

What the developers endup with is - huge bundles for your application - which are slow to load up and degrade user experience.

The talk will showcases such scenario, introduce tools and fixes to alleviate the issues.

At the end of the session, users will know how to utilize Webpack more optimally.

Outline

A typical flow of talk would be to showcase following:
a. A typical application having bloated webpack bundles
b. Tools to analyze the bundles and how to read / understand the output of those tools. (2-4 tools)
c. Based on hints / information from the tools, perform “live-fixes” / “walk through git-diff” to show how small changes in chunk definitions / import statements, etc can make big changes in your webpack bundle sizes.
d. How extract-text-plugin can help get CSS moved out of bundles for production and get more performance benefit.
e. how to turnon / turn-off source maps for PROD build.

Requirements

The audience is expected to know what webpack is and its basic usage.

Speaker bio

Vijay is Principal Architect at Infosys.He is Open Source Evangelist and Developer Advocate within and outside of Infosys. Vijay organizes yearly technology conference within Infosys. Vijay spoke at Great Indian Developer Summit (2017) about webpack as well. See links section for slides and demo code.

While a Java veteran for many years, in last 4 years, Vijay has focussed completely on UI and UX and has spearheaded Front-end development of many large enterprise projects. He has always tried incorporate all the best practices in JS and CSS world in his projects. He loves everything about UX and has been very particular about providing the Best User Experience to the end users.

Vijay has more than years experience in webpack and has tuned his own large enterprise application with many of the techniques outlined in this topic.

Links

Slides

http://tiny.cc/webpack-tuning

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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