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Using React Native to drive Dual-Screen Devices – Microsoft Surface Duo team

Microsoft released Surface Duo on September 10th, 2020. Surface Duo is a brand-new device from Microsoft with dual-screen capability. A user can fold-open the device into one or two-screen mode. The two-screen mode is a new model for mobile developers to understand and tailor their applications. We spoke on React Native for dual-screen mobile devices…

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React Wednesdays – How to Make Remote Work Suck 45% Less

Participants: TJ VanVoll – Developer Advocate for KendoReact. Dan DiGangi – User Experience Transformation Team Engineering Manager for DocuSign. Co-manager of React Loop – Chicago-based React conference. Dan Skaggs – Software Engineering Leadership for a large multi-national media company.  Rob Ocel – Architect and Front-end lead at ThisDotLabs software consultancy. Dan Wilson – Director of Marketing and Developer Relations…

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Using the ColdFusion API Manager to Modernize Your Apps with APIs

On Thursday, August 27th, I presented to the Online ColdFusion Meetup on modernizing monolithic apps. The presentation had two sections, one relating to the enterprise architecture strategy for monolithic modernization; the other section highlighted the ColdFusion API Manager – a technology-agnostic platform to create REST or SOAP APIs. The presentation was received well by the audience…

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The Strategy and Tactics of Modernizing Monolithic Applications

On Thursday, August 27th, I presented to the Online ColdFusion Meetup on modernizing monolithic apps. The presentation had two sections, one relating to the enterprise architecture strategy for monolithic modernization; the other section highlighted the ColdFusion API Manager – a technology-agnostic platform to create REST or SOAP APIs. The presentation was received well by the…

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React Application Concurrency, Main Thread Scheduling, and the React Scheduling API with Matan Borenkraout

We spoke with Matan Borenkraout about React Scheduler, Concurrent Mode, and what you can do to improve the performance of your React Applications. Matan demonstrated the effects of UI blocking work on an application and then refactored the application to use new, experimental APIs and substantially improve performance. Both TJ and I learned a fair…

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