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Let's Talk About React Native

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Let's Talk About React Native

September 2019 · /dev/world/2019

For the past 18 months, Terence Huynh has been developing mobile apps. However, he has no knowledge of iOS or Android development. Instead he has been using React Native to build it. So what is it, what are the pros and cons, and should you use it?

So, you want to run a hackathon?

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So, you want to run a hackathon?

March 2019 · DevRelCon Tokyo 2019

Everyone wants to run a hackathon - companies, startups, universities, governments. I presented a talk at DevRelCon Tokyo - a conference for developer advocates and developer relations people - on how to run a hackathon, and if you should hold a hackathon in the first place.

The #AABill: A Melbourne Conversation

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The #AABill: A Melbourne Conversation

December 2018

I was invited by TypeHuman to join a panel with Sarah Moran (Girl Geek Academy), Peter Tonoli (Electronic Frontiers Australia), and Eliza Sorensen (Assembly Four) to discuss the impact of the #AABill on the Australian tech industry.

The Other Side of React Native

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The Other Side of React Native

May 2018 · Junior Developers Melbourne

Lightning talk at Junior Developers Melbourne's Code and Tell night. React Native lets you build cross-platform applications from one JavaScript codebase - that's good, right? The talk details some of the weird quirks and complexities of React Native development.

How To Quit Your Job
How To Quit Your Job

November 2017 · Junior Developers Melbourne

Lightning talk at Junior Developers Melbourne's Code and Tell night. Leaving a job is the hardest thing to do but often it is the only way to get your career trajectory back on track. The talk features what motivates a person to leave, using my recent job move as an example.

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