ReactFoo 2019

A gathering of over 250 web and mobile developers working with React


Let's Talk Hooks

Submitted by Tejas Kumar (@tejask) on Saturday, 3 November 2018

Section: Full talk Technical level: Intermediate


Hooks is a relatively new primitive in React that people are excited about. I was involved with the earlier implementation of hooks and I would love the opportunity to talk about it, how it works, explain the reasoning behind the “rules of hooks”.


  • Introduction
  • Classes and their Problems
  • Hooks
  • How do they work?
  • What problems to they solve?
  • The rules of hooks
  • Our usage of Hooks at Contiamo
  • How you can get involved with Hooks
  • Conclusion

Speaker bio

I am from Bangalore.

I have been coding since I was 8 years old.

Today, I travel the world and speak at conferences about code to people, while leading the front-end team at a German-based company called Contiamo in Berlin.



  • Zainab Bawa (@zainabbawa) Reviewer 5 months ago

    Thanks for the submission, Tejas. We need to see draft slides where the content flow is detailed out and insights for the audience are specified. Upload a link to your draft slides here, by 27 January, latest.

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