Building a Better Web
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Learn React by Building a Game

Samer Buna (jsComplete)
9:00am–12:30pm Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Web Foundations: CSS, HTML, JS, Node
Location: 210 A/E Level: Beginner

Who is this presentation for?

Developers learning React

Prerequisite knowledge

Good knowledge of JavaScript and basic knowledge about React

Materials or downloads needed in advance

A Recent version of Node 8.x

What you'll learn

Building simple apps with React.js


This training will cover fundamental and advanced concepts in React but in a practical way as they are needed during the game we’ll build.

Topics that will be covered include:

Modern JavaScript
React Elements and Components
JSX and Component props
Managing State
Working with Events and User Input
Testing React.js Components

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Samer Buna


Samer Buna is a polyglot coder with master’s degrees in management and information security. He has years of practical experience in designing, implementing, and testing software, including web and mobile applications development, API design, functional programming, optimization, system administration, databases, and scalability. Samer has worked in several industries including real estate, government, education, and publications. Samer has also authored several technical books and online courses about Node.js, React.js, GraphQL, and Ruby on Rails. He is passionate about everything JavaScript, and he loves exploring new libraries.

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