Building a Better Web
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA
Max Stoiber

Max Stoiber
Technical Cofounder,

Website | @mxstbr

Max Stoiber is the technical cofounder of Spectrum, the creator of react-boilerplate, one of the most famous React starter kits, and the cocreator of styled-components, one of the most widely used libraries to style React apps. Max also takes care of KeystoneJS, the biggest Node.js CMS, and Elemental UI, a popular React UI library.


9:00am–9:40am Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Secondary topics:  CSS3, JavaScript frameworks and libraries (Angular, React, Ember, Vue, etc.), JavaScript/ES6
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Building user interfaces on the web is hard, because the web—and thus CSS—was inherently made for documents. Because UIs fundamentally are not documents, we've seen a mindset shift toward building component-based systems. Drawing on his work with Glen Maddern, Max Stoiber offers an overview of styled-components, a new way to style React apps that takes the best of CSS. Read more.