Past Meetup

Introduction to React by Stoyan Stefanov

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Price: $5.00 /per person
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On September 24th we'll have Stoyan Stefanov from Facebook talk about React and performance.

React ( is a new, open source ( library from Facebook and Instagram. It's a library for building user interfaces for web applications. Let's talk about how React addresses the performance challenges (DOM manipulations, event handling) when building highly dynamic web interfaces.

Stoyan Stefanov ( (@stoyanstefanov ( is a Facebook engineer fixing the performance of social plugins (e.g. Like button). Author of books on JavaScript and web performance, organizer of ('s web performance advent calendar ( Plays guitar and performs live with the band called Anaconda Limousine.

We will be at Facebook ( and they will be providing food and drinks!
Don't forget to provide full name for building security desk.


6:30 - Arrive to Facebook, meet other members
6:45 - Event starts
7:00 - Introduction to React (Stoyan Stefanov)
8:00 - Q&A
8:15 - "Books and Stuff" geekaways
8:30 - Open Discussion, Networking


335 Madison Ave
17th floor
New York, NY

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• Akamai® ( is the leading cloud platform for helping enterprises provide secure, high-performing user experiences on any device, anywhere.

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• SOASTA (’s web and mobile app test automation solution enables developers, QA professionals, and IT Operations teams to test with unprecedented speed, scale and precision.

• Catchpoint ( is sponsoring us by providing 10% discount to our members and geeky stuff to raffle off.


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