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Intro to React + How We Got Our First Web Dev Jobs + Hangout

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• What we'll do
Let's learn React! React is the JavaScript library from Facebook that has taken the JS world by storm.

** Intro to React

We'll go over an intro to React and why it's such a great tool that so many companies use. We'll go over:

- Basics of React
- How to use it to build apps
- How it compares to vanilla JavaScript
- Why you should learn it

** Getting Your First Web Dev Job

We'll have Sarah speak on how she went from being a flight attendant to a full on web developer in just 4 months! She'll talk on the learning process, the mindset it takes to become a developer, and the steps you should take if you want to break into the coding world.

** Hangout

Meet fellow Las Vegas developers. We'll have pizza and love talking about any and all things code.

** Your Hosts

- Chris Sevilleja is the founder of webdev tutorial site, scotch.io. He is also a Google Developer Expert in web technologies.
- Sarah Jorgensen is a React developer that quickly broke into the coding world. She went from flight attendant to full-stack JS dev in just four months.
- Ado Kukic is a developer advocate and evangelist for Auth0. He's a big fan of Angular and GoLang.

• What to bring
Their brains

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