• Communicating between React and React Native & Getting RN on desktop and browser

    After a long period React Native Amsterdam is back! This time we have @Titozzz (Thibault Malbranche), a React Native core-contributor and open-source maintainer and @_2d_lima (Ronaldo Lima), a Senior Engineer and open-source enthusiast. The speakers are going to show us how we can take a React website to native and how we can take a React Native app to web and desktop. 🍕 This event is sponsored by GitNation (https://gitnation.org), an open source oriented foundation running tech events including, amongst others, React Amsterdam and JSNation, and Chargetrip (https://chargetrip.com), a company that makes cool electric vehicle navigation APIs and applications. 🕐 Event Schedule 18:00 – Doors open: pizzas, drinks and networking 19:00 – Introduction 19:10 – 🗣 "Communicating between React and React Native using WebView" by @Titozzz (Thibault Malbranche) 19:40 – ⌛ 10 minutes break between sessions 19:50 – 🗣 "How to make React Native work in the browser and desktop with react-native-web" by @_2d_lima (Ronaldo Lima) 20:20 – Finishing drinks and more networking — Communicating between React and React Native using WebView By @Titozzz (Thibault Malbranche), Brigad.co Let's create a simple app to demonstrate the ability to quickly create hybrid react/react-native applications. We will see how to seamlessly integrate the webview with react-navigation, and communicate data using the webview bridge. About @Titozzz (Thibault Malbranche) https://twitter.com/titozzz Thibault is a 24 year old React Native developer living in Paris. He's a React Native Core Contributor working on the lean core effort (maintaining react-native-website), because he loves open-source! — How to make React Native work in the browser and desktop with react-native-web By @_2d_lima (Ronaldo Lima), TomTom.com We will discover how easy and fun can be to share code between multiple platforms applications, in this talk we will cover how to make React Native work on mobile (using Expo, but not required), web (using Next.js & react-native-web) and on desktop (using Electron). About @_2d_lima (Ronaldo Lima) https://twitter.com/_2d_lima Ronaldo is a Senior Engineer at TomTom and open-source enthusiast, he likes to work and write about state-of-the-art technologies. Coding is Ronaldo's hobby and work where he aims to find simple solutions in complex problems. — 👍 Code of Conduct By registering to this event you agree to comply with our Code of Conduct https://github.com/React-Native-Amsterdam/code-of-conduct 🗣 Propose your talk We are looking for speakers, if you would like to speak at one our meetups, please send a talk proposal via our CFP (https://github.com/React-Native-Amsterdam/talk-proposals), long talks (25-30 minutes) and lightning talks (10-15 minutes) are very much welcome. ✉ Contact If you have any questions about the React Native Amsterdam community reach us at https://twitter.com/ReactNativeAMS

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  • React Amsterdam Conference 2018

    De Kromhouthal

    We're super happy to announce that React Amsterdam Conference will take place on April 13, 2018 at Kromhouthal in Amsterdam. It's time to get prepared for awesome talks, workshops, discussions, networking, and parties at the biggest React conference worldwide! Tickets available https://www.eventbrite.com/e/react-amsterdam-conference-2018-tickets-38900910671 More information on conference website https://react.amsterdam

  • Navigating To Success

    Lifely

    You've asked for it, so here it is - our Autumn React Native Meetup. The demand for React Native is growing, together with production running code and open source ecosystem, and we're excited to talk a part in this thrilling community. Event will be live streamed on YouTube and recorded as all of our talks are. This would not be achievable without our partners and supporters: Evolution Gaming (https://www.evolutiongaming.com/who-we-are) and Lifely (https://lifely.nl). If your company also interesting in getting exposure in local tech community, please email us - [masked]. # Event Schedule 18:00 - Doors open - snacks, beer, socialization 19:00 - Introduction 19:10 - "Making sense of ReactNative Navigator" by Léon Smit 19:40 - "Shared Element Transition with React Native" by Narendra N Shetty 20:10 - Open pitch scene: show your project (send email to [masked] to participate) 20:30 - Beers and Talks ## Making sense of ReactNative Navigator A talk about several cross platform navigation strategies in react native projects, using React Navigator and @andreleon's https://github.com/andreleon/react-native-scene-navigator. About Léon Léon Smit is lead mobile developer at software agency Lifely. With years of development experience in various (web)app frameworks (Titanium, Cordova, Angular, Meteor, React, ReactNative) Léon has seen his fair share of user interfaces and is always on the lookout for the best user experience. ## Shared Element Transition with React Native I will be talking about how to achieve Shared Element Transition with React Native for both iOS and Android. Will explain the advantages of having a smooth continuous experience. And since React Native doesn’t support true shared elements, I will explain how we can achieve this with a clever trick of smoke and mirror. About Narenda @narendra_shetty Narendra is a Frontend Developer at Booking.com. He is been working with React & React Native for over a year now. He cares about performance and believes that performance is a key for conversion. # Propose your talk More talking slots for this and next event are also available, so please send your talk proposals via this form (http://goo.gl/forms/N5qGg3RuKCPycyku1), both long (30 min) and lightning talks are welcome. If you're not sure about your skills of public speaking, don't be shy, throw in your content ideas and we'll make sure you will get all the training needed from our speakers committee. # Sponsorship If you're company is betting on React Native, and looking to onboard new developers with a good expertise and genuine interest in the topic - reach us ([masked]) to speak about partnership and sponsorship opportunities. We will help exposing your brand within our community of React & React Native developers, and make your positions stand-out on the market. Find more details about our packages in the official booklet (https://frontendamsterdam.com/proposals/ReactAmsterdamMeetup.pdf). # Contact If you have any questions about the React Amsterdam community (meetups & conferences) - reach us at [masked]. # Social Twitter https://twitter.com/reactamsterdam YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsFrt8oKNYXGspSlX9u6uXw Facebook https://www.facebook.com/reactamsterdam

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  • Pre-season Networking & Grill Event

    Zoover

    We're getting closer to new meetups season opening, and to be properly prepared, we would like to invite you to a freestyle networking event held at cozy backyard of centrally located Zoover (http://greatplacefortalent.nl/)'s office. Meet the meetup and conferences organizers and other local community members. To make our events better next season, we want your input on these topics: * Which topics you're interested to hear about at our meetups * What's the preferable content (talks, discussions) format * Schedule preferences (time, day of the week, break/talks length) * Looking for next season speakers * Feedback on last season events and conferences (React Amsterdam, AmsterdamJS 2017) * Volunteering for event organization Openning talk at 19:00 Apart from meeting each other, and talking about the future of local meetups, we'll have (free) beers and some grill to make our good summer evening better. For breaking the ice, we'll have an open pitch stage, where we'll do the opening and then keep the open mic. Any topic (except recruitment, as everybody's hiring) will be allowed on the stage. It's the first time we try this kind of open format, if you have any ideas on how it should go, please leave your comments below.

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  • React Amsterdam Conference 2017 With Dedicated Native Track

    React Amsterdam is a full day two-track conference on all things React with a special Native track, gathering Front End developers across the globe in the tech heart of Europe. React Amsterdam is a heir to the biggest React community in BeNeLux and we have our priorities straight: only the highest quality content with a careful balance of practical and visionary talks. React Amsterdam 2017 will take place in the Kromhouthal - former shipbuilding factory at a waterfront of Amsterdam City center. Note: To attend event, please get your tickets via conference website. RSVP to Meetup event does not count as registration. Conference & talks info https://react.amsterdam (https://react.amsterdam/) Tickets page on Eventbrite (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/react-amsterdam-conference-2017-tickets-29668111119?aff=rnameetup) Follow us: Twitter (https://twitter.com/reactamsterdam) | Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/reactamsterdam) | Newsletter (https://t.co/xWUAT7geI8)

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  • Workshop "Starting With React Native" by Farid Safi 📱

    The IIRE Conference Centre

    We are glad to invite you to the first full-day React Native Workshop in the Netherlands, led by an expert instructor from Paris - Farid Safi. Learn how to develop fully native UI’s using JavaScript for both iOS and Android platforms. Full-day workshop price: 300 EUR + VAT (first five, early bird tickets for 250 EUR, students - 150 EUR) Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/react-native-workshop-by-farid-safi-tickets-29640288902 (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/react-native-workshop-by-farid-safi-tickets-29640288902?aff=reactnativemeetup) Through a full-day course, Farid will teach you to develop React Native applications following best practices of writing ES6 JavaScript and React applications architecture. Leveraging the heavy focus on practical examples, at the end of the day, you will be able to develop your own, cross-platform Native applications. Intensive workshop programme is carefully crafted for developers of any experience level, willing to start developing mobile applications with best possible UX and productivity. What you will learn during the workshop: • How to set up your React Native development environment Core React Native components • Native UI layout and styling • Components lifecycle within React architecture • Debugging React Native applications • Navigation and routing • Local storage on mobile device • JavaScript ES6 syntax • Best development practices At the end of the workshop you will be able to create your own iOS and Android application using JavaScript. Prerequisites: • Familiarity with JavaScript • macOS or Windows laptop • React Native installed both for running iOS and Android apps (instructions (https://facebook.github.io/react-native/docs/getting-started.html)) Course tutor: Farid Safi discovered JavaScript in 2006 and became an expert through his experiences. He was CTO and consultant for major companies and startups. Today he is React Native instructor at Le Reacteur (http://www.lereacteur.io/). His open source contributions have been downloaded thousands times by developers, he is notably the creator of one of the most famous React Native component: react-native-gifted-chat (https://github.com/FaridSafi/react-native-gifted-chat). Being an organizer of the React Native Paris Meetups (https://www.meetup.com/React-Native-Paris/) and speaker on multiple events in Europe, he heavily contributes to the growth of the React Native community. Invest in new skills - get your ticket now! Note: To attend event, please get your tickets via Eventbrite. RSVP to this meetup event does not count as registration. In case if event won't reach minimum attendees count, organizers may change workshop dates. Refunds are availably prior event date. Event by Frontend Amsterdam (https://frontendamsterdam.com/) & @ReactAmsterdam (https://twitter.com/reactamsterdam). Subscribe to our workshops newsletter (http://eepurl.com/cp3RTX).

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  • Winter Event: Build Own React Native Bridge and Learn Latest Navigation Insights

    After a short holiday break, we're ready to continue rocking with a new Winter Edition Meetup. Besides being busy with coming full-day conference (https://react.amsterdam/), we don't want to stop pushing our community forward with less formal, evening events. Continuously rising the quality bar, we will be live streaming the event and will try hard to get more international speakers on board. If your company could be interested in exposing it's brand and supporting local React Native community, please share our sponsorship proposal (https://frontendamsterdam.com/proposals/ReactAmsterdamMeetup.pdf) with people responsible. Schedule 18:00 - Doors open, pizza, beer, socialization 19:00 - Introduction 19:10 - "Exploring React-Native Bridge" by Kureev Alexey 19:50 - "Navigating through navigators" by Bartol Karuza 20:30 - Beers & Talks Exploring React-Native Bridge React Native uses a special abstraction that bridges JavaScript calls to the native code. In this talk Alexey will share his knowledges about the way it works and how it's different from the other competitive technologies. Navigating through navigators There is a good selection of libraries and tools available to organize page to page navigation in React Native. But with multiple options comes the question; Which one is the best, what is the right way to navigate? Although there is no straightforward answer to this question, knowing the background of the various navigators will let you make the right decision. Kureev Alexey @kureevalexey (https://twitter.com/kureevalexey) Alexey is a software engineer passionate about OSS, currently a part of Publitas dream team. Last year Alexey was working on RNPM, React Native and a series of articles about "js -> native" bridge. Bartol Karuza @bartolkaruza (https://twitter.com/bartolkaruza) Bartol has a strong background in native mobile development. He previously worked on teams making the ING mobile banking app, the Appie app of Albert Heijn and before starting his own company, the KLM airline app. Falling in love with JS and the nodeJS ecosystem, he now spends his time building React Native apps at his startups immidi (http://www.immidi.com). Contact If you have any questions about the React Amsterdam community (meetups & conferences), want to host the next event or propose a talk - reach us at [masked] . For solving problems with venue access during the May event, feel free to reach out by the phone: • Denis [masked] • Robert [masked] Our forms for venue/speaker/sponsor proposals: • Interested in hosting our next meetup? Fill in the venue proposal form (http://goo.gl/forms/eH7Ql8BnBA). • Want to give a talk on one of the upcoming meetups? We are always looking for speakers (http://goo.gl/forms/N5qGg3RuKCPycyku1)! • Is your company interested in sponsoring the React Amsterdam community? Drop a note (http://goo.gl/forms/1S1wgGP1Umro9BW02), and we'll contact you. Previous event videos • Bas de Vries: iOS vs React Native: insights from an iOS developer • Farid Safi: Build a React Native chat app in 30 minutes (https://youtu.be/VTnFDc3IFag) Partner promo: Amsterdam Front-end Workshops Eager to learn more about modern Front-end development? Check our partner's community driven workshops (https://www.eventbrite.com/o/frontend-amsterdam-9791668221) lead by industry experts and popular open source contributors. Next up: "Starting With React Native" by Farid Safi (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/workshop-starting-with-react-native-by-farid-safi-tickets-29640288902?aff=rnjanmeetup)

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  • Kick Starting Local Community 🚀

    Usabilla

    This October we're kick starting a local React Native community as a part of the global network (http://www.meetup.com/pro/reactnative/). Together with our friends from React Amsterdam group (https://www.meetup.com/React-Amsterdam) and supporters from around the world, we'll be organizing regular React Native events to onboard new developers and share insights amongst first adopters. Schedule 18:30 - Doors open, pizza, beer, socialization 19:00 - Introduction 19:15 - "Build a React Native chat app in 30 minutes" by Farid Safi (Paris) 20:00 - "iOS vs React Native: insights from an iOS developer" by Bas de Vries 20:30 - Beers and Talks Farid Safi @FaridSafi (https://twitter.com/FaridSafi) Farid is the creator of Gifted Chat (http://gifted.chat) and a React Native instructor at LeReacteur (http://LeReacteur.io). Bas de Vries Bas is the co-founder of Florin: an (Dutch) app that allows you to split bills and share experiences with friends and strangers, on a mission to make value transfer more personal and efficient. Contact If you have any questions about the React Amsterdam community (meetups & conferences), want to host the next event or propose a talk - reach us at [masked]. For solving problems with venue access during the May event, feel free to reach out by the phone: • Denis [masked] • Robert [masked] Our forms for venue/speaker/sponsor proposals: • Interested in hosting our next meetup? Fill in the venue proposal form (http://goo.gl/forms/eH7Ql8BnBA). • Want to give a talk on one of the upcoming meetups? We are always looking for speakers (http://goo.gl/forms/N5qGg3RuKCPycyku1)! • Is your company interested in sponsoring the React Amsterdam community? Drop a note (http://goo.gl/forms/1S1wgGP1Umro9BW02), and we'll contact you.

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