Why Learn React
25

Tuesday, 25 June

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
FREE!
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Why Learn React

Taq Karim Photo


Director of Engineering, Honey.is

25

Tuesday, 25 June

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (3rd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York, NY 10010
FREE!
Regular Ticket
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Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

React is one of the fastest growing JavaScript libraries for building interactive, data-driven applications. There's never been a better time to learn React.

Choosing the right front-end framework to build out a user interface is crucial to the success of any app. React has been a game changer in the way people think about structuring and building out the user interface. This class will explore the benefits of learning React and why so many companies are migrating to this new framework to build out their front-end.

Topics we will cover

  • Getting started working with React
  • Structuring UI into reusable Components
  • Practice passing data to child Component via Props
  • Using State to manage unidirectional data flow
  • Understanding the Component lifecycle
  • Build an app to apply your new knowledge

Chart your own career path. Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Enhance your professional skill set with React skills in our 1-week or 10-week, part-time React Development workshop.

Takeaways

  • A better understanding of React concepts
  • Creating Components, a fundamental building block of React
  • Passing data to a Component via Props
  • Updating State to trigger a re-render of one or more Components
  • Exploring a Components lifecycle
  • Using React Developer Tools to investigate React

Preparation

  • Create a free Codepen Account.
  • Proficient in Javascript and ES6, as well as experience with Front-End Development

About the Instructor

Taq Karim Photo

Director of Engineering,
Honey.is

Taq Karim is currently Tech Lead of the demand side (DSP) team at Placeexchange, a programmatic advertising exchange platform for out of home media. He also moonlights as a lecturer, leading workshops and courses on a wide variety of topics (frontend / backend) in institutions such as Coalition 4 Queens (now Pursuit), The Startup Institute, NYCDA, OneMonth, The King's College and Columbia Splash. In his spare time, Taq is usually thinking about math, building software, working on hardware hacks for home automation or hanging out with his cat.

In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Taq has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program. Taq serves as a member of the GA Python Product Advisory Board.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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