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

Brian Holt
Senior Cloud Developer Advocate, Microsoft


Brian Holt is a senior cloud developer advocate at Microsoft, where he’s all about developers, developers, developers. Previously, he was a JavaScript engineer at Netflix, LinkedIn, and Reddit. When not working, Brian finds time to teach on Frontend Masters, run his mouth on Front End Happy Hour, travel all over the world, and play with his adorable dog. Brian is a resident of San Francisco, CA.


9:00am - 5:00pm Monday, June 11 & Tuesday, June 12
Location: 211 D
Brian Holt (Microsoft), Patrick Higgins (Gremlin)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Join Brian Holt and Patrick Higgins for a hands-on introduction to React, one of the leading JavaScript libraries for building user interfaces. You'll also explore the React ecosystem as you learn how to use Redux for state management, React Router for navigation, and more. Read more.
4:25pm–5:05pm Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Browsers and Frontend Tools
Location: 210 D/H
Secondary topics:  Best practice, Developer Experience Track: Tools, Platforms, and Techniques, Technical
Brian Holt (Microsoft)
Average rating: ****.
(4.60, 10 ratings)
Your app is bigger and slower than it needs to be. Brian Holt demonstrates how to squeeze more performance out of your code without rewriting it by tweaking webpack and Babel. These tools are immensely powerful, but it’s a delicate dance to get them to play nice. Join in to learn the tips and tricks you need to get there. Read more.