⚛️ React-Native London September 2018

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⚠️ I will need your full name if you wish to be granted access to the Cancer Research UK building where the meetup will take place. Please thoroughly answer the RSVP. ⚠️

Here is the menu for the September meetup hosted by Cancer Research UK ❤️ (https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us) and sponsored by TomTom ❤️.

• 6:30pm - 7:00pm: Pizza and drinks
• 7:00pm - 7:15pm: Introduction by Cancer Research UK and TomTom
• 7:15pm - 8:30pm: Talks + Q&A
• 8:30pm onwards: Moving to a bar

💻 The Talk(s)

1) Testing in plain English: Cucumber and React Native – Evan Gillogley

Automated Testing should never be a pain and a non technical QA should be able to do it too. Cucumber JS, a BDD testing library, allows us to write tests in plain English. This reduces the overall cognitive complexity of writing end to end tests and allows others who aren’t familiar with a library or technology to write tests. At Velocity Black, we use Cucumber and Appium to test our React Native Android application. In this talk, I’ll walk through a React Native testing setup and discuss some of the benefits and difficulties with the technology. I’ll also describe how Cucumber been used across our stack in the last two years.

2) Pragmatic React Native: how we built a Mobile Banking app in 10 weeks – Félix Mézière

Capable of building a mobile banking app in 10 weeks? This is the story of 3 lean/agile developers and their toughest challenge yet. Faced with more than one hurdle, trying to work with legacy backend teams and with pressure from everywhere, I will share with you what we tried to get there and what we did to succeed… just in time.

If you'd like to be a speaker next month, please submit your talk here: https://reactnative.typeform.com/to/IyEjzz

🍕 The sponsor – TomTom

TomTom has grown from a Dutch-based start-up company into a leading multi-national, global brand.

Our software and navigation technologies power hundreds of millions of applications across the globe.

In Driver Apps we develop innovative products for drivers, including mobile apps, that leverage our insanely accurate navigation technologies, redefine what navigation stands for and encourage increased community input and rapid market learning.

Join us in working on this exciting domain using lightweight agile processes and cutting-edge mobile tooling such as React Native and Redux.

iOS/Mobile App Developer ⏩ https://bit.ly/2MORYXg

Navigation App - React Native Developer ⏩ https://bit.ly/2xCIDfA

React Native & iOS App Developer - Netherlands ⏩ https://bit.ly/2MMbNOJ

🏠 The host – Cancer Research UK

We pioneer life-saving cancer research to help beat cancer sooner.

Find out more at https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/about-us

The everything else

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