React Round Up

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

206 episodes of React Round Up since the first episode, which aired on March 6th, 2018.

  • Modernizing Enterprise React Apps with Paige Niedringhaus - RRU 160

    October 20th, 2021  |  58 mins 42 secs

    This week, our very own host Paige Niedringhaus leads the discussion about modernizing enterprise React applications - inspired by a course she's just released on that very subject. Over the course of the episode everyone shares tips, tricks, strategies and war stories when it comes to the struggle most developers will face at some point in their careers of keeping large React applications up to date.

    There's a lot more to keep in mind than just upgrading the code too: tooling setups, code linting, component refactoring, testing - the list goes on! But with some advice (and the help of courses like Paige's), it's not an impossible task.

  • Maintaining Storybook ft. Yann Braga - RRU 159

    October 13th, 2021  |  50 mins 26 secs

    Yann Braga is the maintainer of Storybook. He talks about Storybook, how it's used, new features the team is working on, and what it's like to be part of the core team actively maintaining an open source system like Storybook that is widely used to build UI systems in isolation and allow teams to see how components are used.

  • React Do's and Don't's - RRU 158

    October 6th, 2021  |  49 mins 50 secs

    This week the panel discusses several Do's and Don't's for your React Apps that are lessons they've learned building React applications over the years.

  • How to Stay Current and Learn New Things ft. Charles Max Wood - RRU 157

    September 29th, 2021  |  54 mins 36 secs

    Charles Max Wood from Top End Devs joins the round up to discuss his strategies and tactics to get the career you want by keeping current on technologies and learning new things.

    He explains how to determine what you want in your career. Going and building things, and continuing your learning journey.

  • Composing Layouts for React ft. Travis Waith-Mair - RRU 156

    September 22nd, 2021  |  47 mins 1 sec

    Travis Waith-Mair joins the round up to discuss how to compose layouts in React and the bedrock tools and principles that build up good layouts in React.

  • Run NextJS and Node in the Browser ft. Eric Simons - RRU 155

    September 15th, 2021  |  50 mins 48 secs

    ons joins the round up to discuss the latest advancements made by StackBlitz that enables you to run NodeJS in the browser. Eric expands that to the work they've done with the NextJS team to run NextJS in the browser without the need to have a server in the background.

  • Building a Chatbot or Voicebot with Dialogflow in React ft. Victory Nwani - RRU 154

    September 1st, 2021  |  43 mins 39 secs

    Victory Dumebi Nwani joins the round up to discuss integrating the Dialogflow from Google Cloud into your application to manage voice and chat capabilities for your application.

    Victory dives into the stack he used to put together a functioning app using that offering from Google.

  • Transitioning a React Codebase from JSX to TypeScript ft. Priscila Oliveira and Mark Story – RRU 153

    August 25th, 2021  |  42 mins 47 secs

    Priscila Oliveira and Mark Story join the panel to discuss the recent transition at Sentry from vanilla JavaScript to React and TypeScript.

  • Is Working at a Large or Small Company Better for Your Career? - RRU 152

    August 18th, 2021  |  49 mins 58 secs

    This week the panelists dive into their work backgrounds and discuss the ins and outs of working at small and large companies. They aim specifically at whether one is better than the other for building a career.

  • React is a Black Box ft. Florian Rappl - RRU 151

    August 11th, 2021  |  55 mins 34 secs

    Florian Rappl joins the Round Up to discuss React internals and how to make sense of how React works. He leads the panel through the process of understanding what React is doing when you write your JSX.