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
Average rating: ***..
(3.67, 9 ratings)

Who is this presentation for?

  • Developers

Prerequisite knowledge

  • A working knowledge of JavaScript
  • A basic understanding of React

Materials or downloads needed in advance

  • A laptop with a recent version of Node.js (8.x+)

What you'll learn

  • Learn how to build simple apps with React


Join Samer Buna to learn fundamental and advanced React concepts as you build a fun, simple in-browser game.

Topics include:

  • Modern JavaScript
  • React elements and components
  • JSX and component props
  • Managing state
  • Working with events and user input
  • Testing React components
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Samer Buna


Samer Buna is a software engineer at jsComplete. A polyglot coder with 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 industries ranging from real estate and government to education and publishing. Samer is passionate about everything JavaScript and loves exploring new libraries. He has authored several technical books and online courses about Node.js, React, GraphQL, and Ruby on Rails. Samer holds master’s degrees in management and information security.