Episode 49

RRU 048: Using and Teaching React with Kay Plößer


February 12th, 2019

54 mins 50 secs

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  • Lucas Reis
  • Nader Dabit
  • Charles Max Wood

Special Guest: Kay Plößer

Episode Summary

In this episode of React Round Up, the panel talks with Kay Plößer, describing their experiences learning React. Kay is a software developer from Stuttgart, Germany and the author of the book React from Zero. They discuss the best approach to learning React from scratch. Kay describes the process of writing and producing his book 'React from Zero'. Initially he started with tutorials and lessons and then turned those into a book. It is constructed in two sections: basic and advanced and it's purpose is to help developers learn React without being overwhelmed. He has received great feedback from the people who have bought the book.

Kay then describes his experiences teaching React to developers and talks about his blog post React Hooks Demystified which became really popular. The panel then about how developers can increase and diversify income through writing books and side projects.



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