Chinenye Onuegbu | Yilu

Lessons learnt from a React performance nightmare

He is the boy who endured rickety and expensive internet connection, borrowed computers, and countless sleepless nights, to teach himself web development in remote Nigeria 15 years ago. Since then, he has never looked back!

Abstract talk
React makes writing complex single-page applications very easy, at least relatively. But things can go from 100 to 0 real quick, as we learnt the very hard way. Join me as I recount our experience with my team’s first React application, the performance hell-hole we found ourselves in, and lessons we learnt (and that you can learn from us too)!

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