Optimizing React Applications

A presentation at Performance.now() in in Amsterdam, Netherlands by Keerthana Krishnan

React has climbed the ranks to be the darling of developers everywhere when looking at a JS framework for front-end development. But as its popularity increases, do people really know the right way to use React? New evidence shows that despite its perks, websites written in React rank lower than average when comparing performance metrics. This session explores the key questions of React performance:

What - What are the metrics of React performance measurement? Why - Why is this topic important? How - How can we improve the performance of your web application? This presentation is React-specific and mainly focused on web applications but has some takeaways for other frameworks and mobile app developers as well.