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Programming concepts are the fundamental building blocks of programming languages, such as JavaScript. These concepts include variables, data types, functions, objects, classes, control flow, and more. Knowing these concepts will help you understand how to write code in any language. By understanding the core concepts, you can easily learn new languages, debug errors, and create efficient programs.
React Finland 2021React Finland 2021
36 min
The Eternal Sunshine of the Zero Build Pipeline
For many years, we have migrated all our devtools to Node.js for the sake of simplicity: a common language (JS/TS), a large ecosystem (NPM), and a powerful engine. In the meantime, we moved a lot of computation tasks to the client-side thanks to PWA and JavaScript Hegemony.
So we made Webapps for years, developing with awesome reactive frameworks and bundling a lot of dependencies. We progressively moved from our simplicity to complex apps toolchains. We've become the new Java-like ecosystem. It sucks.
It's 2021, we've got a lot of new technologies to sustain our Users eXperience. It's time to have a break and rethink our tools rather than going faster and faster in the same direction. It's time to redesign the Developer eXperience. It's time for a bundle-free dev environment. It's time to embrace a new frontend building philosophy, still with our lovely JavaScript.
Introducing Snowpack, Vite, Astro, and other Bare Modules tools concepts!


React Summit 2022React Summit 2022
17 min
Composition vs Configuration: How to Build Flexible, Resilient and Future-proof Components
There are many ways of authoring components in React, and doing it right might not be that easy, especially when components get more complex. In this talk, you will learn how to build future-proof React components. We will cover two different approaches to building components - Composition and Configuration, to build the same component using both approaches and explore their advantages and disadvantages.
React Summit 2022React Summit 2022
21 min
Stop Abusing Client State Management
A lot of React applications out there run for state management solutions such as Redux or Mobx and use it mostly for server side state like 'isLoading', 'isError', etc. We need to stop mixing between server state and client state. Don't get me wrong, client state is important, but 70% of the state is actually a server state. In this talk I will demonstrate how we can encapsulate server state using our own custom hook or using a (perfect) solution such as react-query.
TypeScript Congress 2022TypeScript Congress 2022
21 min
Understanding types as sets
The talk will introduce the concept of variance as in pertains to generic types. It will then show how this concept applies to TypeScript. While showing TypeScript example, I will try to help the audience form an intuition about variance. Finally we will look at what some of the design decisions in TypeScript mean for the soundness of the code we write, and what are some blind spots the compiler has.