Great Lakes Software Symposium

November 2 - 4, 2018

Developing with React: Components, State management, and Testing

Saturday - Nov 3 3:15 PM - GALLERY

Venkat Subramaniam

Venkat Subramaniam

Founder of Agile Developer, Inc.

In this presentation, we will dig deeper into creating applications with React.

We will take a deeper look into creating components, dealing with life cycle events, managing state, when and how to use Redux, and how to approach automated testing of the front-end code you create.

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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.