Siddharth Kshetrapal
Siddharth Kshetrapal
Siddharth builds tools for developers. In the past, he worked on Design Systems at Auth0 and as the frontend architect at Practo. He loves talking about design, performance and open source.
React Summit 2024React Summit 2024
Upcoming
Case Study: Building Accessible Reusable React Components at GitHub
Twitter influencers would have you believe that if you just use the semantic html tag for elements instead of a div, your components will be accessible. but there’s a lot more that goes into it!Let’s zoom in on one component from GitHub (one that you’ve probably used before!) and look at all the accessibility considerations involved and interesting challenges in implementing them.
React Summit 2023React Summit 2023
29 min
Moving on From Runtime Css-In-Js at Scale
In this talk, Siddharth shares the challenges his team faced with optimising runtime css in js (styled-components) for performance. At GitHub, there are about 4000 React components that contain styles, Siddharth dives into the reasons for rethinking styling architecture, the challenges faced and lessons learned by migrating a big application.
React Advanced Conference 2022React Advanced Conference 2022
28 min
Code Crimes For Good Component API
When working on component library for a specific company, you want to make it easy as possible for developers to follow the recommended path quickly. Sometimes, that’s not easy. But, when there’s a way, there’s a will! Come see some hacks I have added to our codebase to enable a good API
React Summit 2022React Summit 2022
27 min
Walking the Line Between Flexibility and Consistency in Component Libraries
Design systems aim to bring consistency to a brand's design and make the UI development productive. Component libraries with well thought API can make this a breeze. But, sometimes an API choice can accidentally overstep and slow the team down! There's a balance there... somewhere. Let's explore some of the problems and possible creative solutions.
React Advanced Conference 2021React Advanced Conference 2021
47 min
Design Systems: Walking the Line Between Flexibility and Consistency
Design systems aim to bring consistency to a brand's design and make the UI development productive. Component libraries with well-thought API can make this a breeze. But, sometimes an API choice can accidentally overstep and slow the team down! There's a balance there... somewhere. Let's explore some of the problems and possible creative solutions.
React Summit Remote Edition 2021React Summit Remote Edition 2021
35 min
Lessons Learnt from Building Interactive React Applications
When users directly manipulate onscreen objects instead of using separate controls to manipulate them, they’re more engaged and more readily understand the results of their actions. Subtle animations can give people meaningful feedback to help clarify the result of their actions. But, the devil is in the details. What often seems simple can be complex to get right, especially when you care about accessibility. Sid shares the lessons he has learned building interactive UIs.