Writing Performant React with Brian Holt

React is a new and fun tool that allows developers to more easily create and maintain view layer code. As many of you have seen, it has caught on like wildfire in the last year. It can be very performant too but there are some specific areas that you’ll want to pay attention. We’ll talk about:

• At a high level, what is React and why you want it
• What are some specific things to pay attention to for performance when writing React
• Some general web performance tips such as resource hinting