New England Software Symposium

September 28 - 30, 2018

A Practical Introduction to React

Saturday - Sep 29 1:30 PM - WAYLAND

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Founder of Agile Developer, Inc.

React is a very targeted library for creating rich front end. While React does fairly well what it intends to provide, developing a practical application requires more than using React alone.

In this presentation we will build the front end for a small application that pulls data from a backend and along the way learn how to use React and related libraries to achieve the desired results.

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About Venkat Subramaniam

Dr. Venkat Subramaniam is an award-winning author, founder of Agile Developer, Inc., creator of, and an instructional professor at the University of Houston.

He has trained and mentored thousands of software developers in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia, and is a regularly-invited speaker at several international conferences. Venkat helps his clients effectively apply and succeed with sustainable agile practices on their software projects.

Venkat is a (co)author of multiple technical books, including the 2007 Jolt Productivity award winning book Practices of an Agile Developer. You can find a list of his books at You can reach him by email at or on twitter at @venkat_s.