September 19 - 21, 2024. Alicante, Spain

React Alicante

The international React.js conference in Spain

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React Alicante 2024

Join our international conference about React and React Native in one of the sunniest cities in Europe. You can buy your tickets, send a proposal to our CFP or become a sponsor.

34 International Speakers

Learn from some of the best front-end developers and speakers out there.

12 Workshops

Do you want to boost your skills? This year we have 8 workshops covering different topics and levels.

600 In-Person + Remote

Be one of them and enjoy a few days of learning, networking, sunbathing and fun.

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Would you like to learn about React and React Native?

Then you shouldn't miss React Alicante next September! You will have the opportunity to improve your developer skills and meet people from around the world, while enjoying the food and warm weather from the southeast coast of Spain.

On Thursday you will have the chance to join two introductory workshops to React and React Native. The conference itself will take place on Friday and Saturday, with 30 talks given by 30 great speakers. Get your tickets before it is too late!


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3

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30

Talks

8

Workshops

600

Attendees (+ remote audience)

Our Speakers

Have a look at our amazing line-up

Kate  Marshalkina

Kate is a Full Stack Developer and Engineering Mentor, obsessed with regular expressions, books, and web technologies. In her work, she enjoys mixing old with new, soft with hard, and cats with dogs. When it's not a disaster, it's pure magic!

Wojciech  Ogrodowczyk

Wojciech is a software engineer in Brains & Beards where he's been building React Native apps for clients big & small for the last eight years. He enjoys legacy code and recycling old ideas to solve modern problems.

Miquel  Company

After 20+ years being a fullstack developer I still love to explore and learn new things. Currently Tech Lead at Landbot.

Joana  Santos

Joana is a product engineer specialised in bringing groundbreaking projects to fruition with a non-ending curiosity. She has a strong passion for unravelling through the numerous challenges that come up everyday in the life of a dynamic product developer. Her will to share knowledge is only matched by her will to keep growing and learning.

Erik  Rasmussen

American expat living in Spain, author of Redux Form, Final Form, and currently building the best customer service bot for hardware products at Mavenoid. Hablo español.

Kitze 

Kitze loves to rant about webdev. He is the founder of Sizzy - the browser for developers. He created React Academy to teach web development. He's the creator of Zero To Shipped - the interactive video course for mastering Fullstack Development. He's documenting his journey on YouTube, streams on Twitch, and has a blog that he maintains once in a blue moon. He made Benji (https://benji.so), Twizzle (https://twizzle.app), ok-google.io (https://ok-google.io), JSUI (https://github.com/kitze/jsui), Glink (https://glink.so), showGPT (https://showgpt.co) etc.

Evyatar  Alush

Front End Engineer at Meta, passionate about Open Source and API design. Author of Vest validations framework.

Daniel  Minor

Daniel works on SpiderMonkey, the JavaScript engine in Firefox, and represents Mozilla as a delegate to TC39, the committee that standardizes JavaScript. In his free time, he is a book lover and perpetual student of Spanish.

Elian  Van Cutsem

As part of the Astro core team, Elian works in the Developer Experience and Astro Studio Team. Specifically focussing on user experience, documentation and developer guidance. After hours, he organises and attends meetups. Known for his passion, puns and innovative approach for delivering exceptional user experiences, Elian brings a unique blend of technical expertise and creativity to his talks. Guaranteed fun on stage.

Glenn  Reyes

Glenn is a software engineer, tech speaker and educator with a passion for building innovative products and beautiful user interfaces using cutting edge web technologies and open source software such as React, GraphQL and TypeScript. Aside from tech, you’ll find him either traveling, on a road bike or playing the guitar.

Nikhil  Sharma

Nikhil is a Software Engineer at Postman, based out of Bangalore working on Postman on the web, Postman's desktop platform, and Postman's design system. He is super excited about React, and its internals. He loves to talk about design systems and performance in general. He is super passionate about sharing his experience and learnings mostly via LinkedIn and Twitter. He is a blogger at medium and an open-source enthusiast.

Forbes  Lindesay

Forbes maintains popular node.js projects such as @databases and Pug, and has been working on React applications for over 9 years.

Matheus  Albuquerque

Matheus is a Sr. Front-End Engineer at Medallia, building their surveys platform and helping them shape the customer experience market with React and a Google Developer Expert in Web Performance. His areas of interest include React and its ecosystem, JS and compile-to-JS languages, DX, and perceived performance optimization. Aside from public speaking about these, he also volunteers at TechLabs, teaching front-end development.

Akash  Hamirwasia

Akash is a software engineer at Razorpay who loves building innovative products on the web with great user experiences. He is currently building his video creation product – Slant it and also maintains various open-source projects like Blaze, Diode, UnTab, etc. His recent fascination has been dabbling with creating programming languages and highly dynamic user interfaces.

Keren  Kenzi

Keren is a senior software developer with over a decade of experience in the industry. She holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science and is passionate about React and learning new technologies. Keren volunteers as a program manager at Baot, a community that supports women in R&D in their professional growth. She instructs and inspires people to write blogs in her tech blogging workshops. Keren has experience as a dev community leader and a co-organizer of meetups and events. And in her not-so-spare time, she studies psychology. Her hobbies include drawing, photography, and singing.

Anastasiia  Dragich

Senior Front End Engineer at Booking.com. I am currently supporting a Typescript ecosystem that enables micro-frontends, primarily focused on integration with infrastructure and developer processes like testing and observability.

Mike  Grabowski

Developer Experience is my passion. React Native Core Contributor. In the past, I worked on “react-native link”, “auto-linking” and the CLI. When not coding, I am probably on a race track!

Mattia  Manzati

Mattia is a frontend developer passionate about frontend software architectures. A lover of TypeScript and React. My favourite hobby is to try out new and weird things in tech.

Dani  Coll

Ex Mobile & Backend developer that found its love on JS. Senior Frontend Engineer at Dynatrace

Kathleen  McMahon

Kathleen is a software engineer, designer, and international conference speaker with deep industry experience that fuels her passion for creating beautifully accessible products apps. She’s a Design Tokens Community Group spec editor and the Creative Director for the CXsisters network. She can be found racing bikes — in costume — as the best lanterne-rouge cyclocrosser you’ll ever meet.

Kateryna  Porshnieva

Kateryna is an engineer from Ukraine with 10+ years of experience in UI development and design. She is passionate about accessible web, design systems and making complex things simple. Apart from work, she is active in tech community, organises board game nights and is known as a coffee snob.

Dillon  Mulroy

I am software engineer at Vercel with a decade of experience working in the JavaScript and TypeScript ecosystem. I have worked on notable open source projects like Victory-Charts and spent the better part of 6 years consulting with Formidable, a leader in the ecosystem. I have recently begun exploring OCaml, ReasonML, and type-systems after tiring of the many foot-guns in TypeScript and searching for what could be better.

Jenny  Truong

As the Head of Operations and Developer Relations at Stately.ai, Jenny also dedicates her time to co-organizing Orlando JS meetups. Based in the heart of Orlando, Florida, Jenny is a passionate advocate for her community, imparting valuable insights on mental awareness, state machines, and various collaborative tools. When she's not engaging with users or gracing the stage, you can spot Jenny at your favorite local donut shop, savoring the simple joys of life!

Mikhail  Korolev

Software engineer of over 10 years, currently occupied with all the things about front-end infrastructure and developer happiness. Talk to me about the Web Platform, browser guts and specialty coffee!

Kate  Marshalkina

Kate is a Full Stack Developer and Engineering Mentor, obsessed with regular expressions, books, and web technologies. In her work, she enjoys mixing old with new, soft with hard, and cats with dogs. When it's not a disaster, it's pure magic!

Chance  Strickland

Chance Strickland is a senior software engineer working at Replo. He previously worked on the Remix core team before and after its acquisition by Shopify, and he has spent years maintaining and shipping popular open source React libraries including Reach UI, Radix UI, and React Router.

Mark  Erikson

Mark Erikson is a Senior Front-End Engineer at Replay, and lives in southwest Ohio, USA. Mark is a Redux maintainer, creator of Redux Toolkit, and general keeper of the Redux docs. He tweets at @acemarke, and blogs at https://blog.isquaredsoftware.com. He spends much of his time answering questions about React and Redux anywhere there's a comment box on the internet, and usually hangs out in the Reactiflux chat channels. Mark is also disturbed at the number of third-person references he has written in this bio.

Aurora Walberg  Scharff

Aurora Walberg Scharff is a full-stack cloud developer from Norway. She is skilled in multiple technologies and domains, such as React, Angular, .NET, and Azure, and has recently gained a great interest in web development specifically. She holds a bachelor's degree in Robotics and Intelligent Systems, with knowledge of engineering mathematics, robotics, algorithms, data structures, and computer architecture. After working for a couple of years at a financial technology startup, she continues developing as a consultant at Inmeta.

Alena  Nikolaeva

Alena Nikolaeva is an accessibility-first Frontend Engineer and Product Designer. She is focused on accessible and inclusive experiences on the web. Her experience is better described by her work at Typeform, Hanzo studio as a front-end engineer, Xata (where I've been leading the design team), and GitHub where as a part of the AI team responsible for admin experiences for GitHub Copilot.

Kevin  Maes

Kevin’s work over many years has involved software development, consulting, and engineering management at startups and large corporations in NYC. Most recently, he has been building Stately Studio as an engineer at Stately.ai. He is passionate about creative coding, art, music, food, and travel, and currently resides in Spain with his family, enjoying as much of that as possible.

Gabriel  Grubba

OSS maintainer, puzzle games lover and big fan of traveling.

Aris  Markogiannakis

Aris is a Senior Frontend Developer, a Lecturer and a community Leader in London (and the world), JavaScript Community organiser and the creator of CityJS Conference. He has been teaching for the past 10 years at City, University of London and other institutions around London for the last couple years.

Thomas  Derflinger

Thomas Derflinger is an independent web developer with many years experience developing web applications on the frontend as well as on the backend. He especially values React for its great ecosystem. Thomas enjoys learning all kinds of languages. For further information, please visit his blog at: https://tderflinger.com

David  Khourshid

David is a software engineer who loves playing piano and is passionate about animations, state machines, cutting-edge user interfaces, and open-source. Previously at Microsoft, he is now the founder of Stately, a startup focused on making even the most complex application logic visual and accessible to developers and non-developers alike.

Paulina  Chojnowska

From translating legal and historical texts to translating business needs into code, Paulina has come a fascinating way into the world of React.js. She now leads a team of skilled full-stack and mobile developers and works herself mainly in Next.js but also other technologies. She is an open and optimistic person who believes good teamwork produces great code.

Our Workshop Speakers

They will help you boost your skills!

Aurora Walberg  Scharff

Aurora Walberg Scharff is a full-stack cloud developer from Norway. She is skilled in multiple technologies and domains, such as React, Angular, .NET, and Azure, and has recently gained a great interest in web development specifically. She holds a bachelor's degree in Robotics and Intelligent Systems, with knowledge of engineering mathematics, robotics, algorithms, data structures, and computer architecture. After working for a couple of years at a financial technology startup, she continues developing as a consultant at Inmeta.

Daniel  Afonso

Daniel Afonso is a Developer Advocate at OLX. Daniel has a full-stack background, having worked with different languages and frameworks on various projects from IoT to Fraud Detection. He is passionate about learning and teaching and has spoken at multiple conferences related to React, JavaScript, and testing. In his free time, when he's not learning new technologies or writing about them, he's probably reading comics or watching superhero movies and shows.

Alena  Nikolaeva

Alena Nikolaeva is an accessibility-first Frontend Engineer and Product Designer. She is focused on accessible and inclusive experiences on the web. Her experience is better described by her work at Typeform, Hanzo studio as a front-end engineer, Xata (where I've been leading the design team), and GitHub where as a part of the AI team responsible for admin experiences for GitHub Copilot.

David  Jensenius

David Jensenius is a Senior Engineer at GitHub working on Copilot, he has over 20 years of full stack development experience at GitHub, PlayStation, Shopify, and non-profit organiztions. Alena Nikolaeva is a designer working on Copilot at GitHub.

Kitze 

Kitze loves to rant about webdev. He is the founder of Sizzy - the browser for developers. He created React Academy to teach web development. He's the creator of Zero To Shipped - the interactive video course for mastering Fullstack Development. He's documenting his journey on YouTube, streams on Twitch, and has a blog that he maintains once in a blue moon. He made Benji (https://benji.so), Twizzle (https://twizzle.app), ok-google.io (https://ok-google.io), JSUI (https://github.com/kitze/jsui), Glink (https://glink.so), showGPT (https://showgpt.co) etc.

Glenn  Reyes

Glenn is a software engineer, tech speaker and educator with a passion for building innovative products and beautiful user interfaces using cutting edge web technologies and open source software such as React, GraphQL and TypeScript. Aside from tech, you’ll find him either traveling, on a road bike or playing the guitar.

Shivay  Lamba

Shivay Lamba is a software developer specializing in DevOps, Machine Learning and Full Stack Development. He is an Open Source Enthusiast and has been part of various programs like Google Code In and Google Summer of Code as a Mentor and has also been a MLH Fellow. He has also interned at organizations like EY, Genpact. He is actively involved in community work as well. He is a TensorflowJS SIG member, Mentor in OpenMined and CNCF Service Mesh Community, SODA Foundation and has given talks at various conferences like Github Satellite, Voice Global, Fossasia Tech Summit, TensorflowJS Show & Tell.

Dan  Neciu

Dan is a software engineer, focusing mostly on the Front-end, in a love-love relationship with Javascript. He worked professionally on all Big Three Frameworks (but secretly he loves React the most, don't tell his Vue-on-all-projects company). He is forever trying to strike a balance between his desire to ship stunning UI and bringing fast and great value from a Product perspective but also trying to merge the cleanest, easily maintainable code he can possibly write.

Devlin  Duldulao

Devlin Duldulao is a Filipino full-stack cloud engineer based in Norway. He is a Microsoft MVP, a trainer, a conference speaker, a published book author, and a chief senior consultant at Inmeta. He loves going to universities and user groups to share his expertise.

Javier  Chávarri

Based in Spain, Javi is a software engineer interested on easing applications maintenance and building efficient developer tools. Originally a JavaScript developer, now he works at Ahrefs, where he helps to maintain Melange, an OCaml to JavaScript compiler, and some of its libraries, bindings, documentation and tooling. He contributes to the OCaml community, with improvements to Dune (build system), Reason (an alternate syntax for OCaml) and other platform projects. Outside of coding, he enjoys creating music with analog synths and practicing sports like kettlebell lifting or swimming.

Forbes  Lindesay

Forbes maintains popular node.js projects such as @databases and Pug, and has been working on React applications for over 9 years.

Kathleen  McMahon

Kathleen is a software engineer, designer, and international conference speaker with deep industry experience that fuels her passion for creating beautifully accessible products apps. She’s a Design Tokens Community Group spec editor and the Creative Director for the CXsisters network. She can be found racing bikes — in costume — as the best lanterne-rouge cyclocrosser you’ll ever meet.

Elian  Van Cutsem

As part of the Astro core team, Elian works in the Developer Experience and Astro Studio Team. Specifically focussing on user experience, documentation and developer guidance. After hours, he organises and attends meetups. Known for his passion, puns and innovative approach for delivering exceptional user experiences, Elian brings a unique blend of technical expertise and creativity to his talks. Guaranteed fun on stage.

Atila  Fassina

Atila is a developer and content creator who loves simple and intuitive code. Works as Developer Experience Engineer at Xata, writes and reviews articles at Smashing Magazine.

Take a peek at what is coming

Event Schedule 2024

Coming soon

Thursday 9:00 - 13:00 -

Working with the new routing library in React, Tanstack Router

Devlin Duldulao

Thursday 9:00 - 13:00 -

Holy Cannoli! Headless WordPress with NextJS, React, and TailwindCSS

Kathleen McMahon

Thursday 9:00 - 13:00 -

GraphQL for React Developers

Glenn Reyes

Thursday 9:00 - 13:00 -

TypeScript for React Developers

Forbes Lindesay

Thursday 9:00 - 13:00 -

Build Privacy focused React Applications with Ollama, NextJS/React and LangChainJS

Shivay Lamba

Thursday 9:00 - 13:00 -

Fullstack app with Blitz, Next, and Prism

Kitze

Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 -

lunch

Thursday 14:00 - 18:00 -

Hands-on React Server Components, Server Actions, and Forms

Aurora Walberg Scharff

Thursday 14:00 - 18:00 -

Security in Frontend Applications

Dan Neciu

Thursday 14:00 - 18:00 -

Write maintainable React applications using OCaml

Javier Chávarri

Thursday 14:00 - 18:00 -

Using AI to make React Apps more accessible

David Jensenius

Thursday 14:00 - 18:00 -

Full Stack Astro - made easy with Astro db

Elian Van Cutsem

Thursday 14:00 - 18:00 -

Building a Full-Stack Application with Solid and SolidStart

Atila Fassina

Saturday 18:00 - 19:00 -

refreshments & networking

Friday 08:00 - 08:50 -

badges pick-up

Friday 08:55 - 09:00 -

conference opening & welcome

Friday 9:00 - 9:35 AM -

Composition is King

Chance Strickland

Friday 9:35 - 10:10 -

Debugging JS and React

Mark Erikson

Friday 10:10 - 10:45 -

Enhancing Forms with React Server Components and React 19

Aurora Walberg Scharff

Friday 10:45 - 11:15 -

coffee-break

Friday 11:15 - 11:50 -

Building Complex UI with State Machines

Erik Rasmussen

Friday 11:50 - 12:25 -

Astro Studio - All Secrets Reveiled

Elian Van Cutsem

Friday 12:25 - 13:00 -

The A1lyboros (maximizing code accessibility with Copilot)

Alena Nikolaeva

Friday 13:00 - 14:15 -

lunch

Friday 14:15 - 16:00 -

Lightning Talks

Akash Hamirwasia - Enhancing your Static Sites with React Server Components

Gabriel Grubba - Making your own tRPC-like library

Jenny Truong - Diagrams you need to know

Wojciech Ogrodowczyk - Using events and modern state management tools to clean up local-first logic

Miquel Company - Dude where is my password?

Mikhail Korolev - Let's build everything! The chaos of pet projects

Anastasiia Dragich - How to make cheap e2e tests

Thomas Derflinger - 3D Models on the Web with React Three Fiber

Friday 16:00 - 16:30 -

coffee-break

Friday 16:30 - 17:05 -

A Schema is all you need!

Mattia Manzati

Friday 17:05 - 17:40 -

Evolving Game Development with Genetic Algorithms

Kevin Maes

Friday 17:40 - 18:15 -

Building delightful UIs with React

Kateryna Porshnieva

Friday 18:15 - 19:15 -

refreshments & networking

Saturday 9:00 - 9:35 AM -

useWat

David Khourshid

uOBSaturday 9:35 - 10:10 -

From Chaos to Clarity: Design Patterns for Scalable Software

Joana Santos

Saturday 10:10 - 10:45 -

Type-Safe React with OCaml: A Practical Guide

Dillon Mulroy

Saturday 10:45 - 11:15 -

coffee-break

Saturday 11:15 - 11:50 -

Full Stack Form Validation with React Server Actions

Evyatar Alush

Saturday 11:50 - 12:25 -

Continuous Improvements of The Code Review Process

Keren Kenzi

Saturday 12:25 - 13:00 -

Chaos Mode - Finding & Fixing Race Conditions

Forbes Lindesay

Saturday 13:00 - 14:15 -

lunch

Saturday 14:15 - 16:00 -

Lightning Talks

Nikhil Sharma - React is turning 19!

Kate Marshalkina - From mentee to mentor: the art of asking questions that accelerate careers

Aris Markogiannakis - Covid fairytale : Building a React Native App to find a toilet roll during pandemic

Matheus Albuquerque - Speed at Scale: Optimizing The Largest CX Platform Out There

Dani Coll - The easy way to Full Stack

Kathleen McMahon - -

Daniel Minor - Types, TypeScript and the JIT

Glenn Reyes - Creating Music with AI and React

Saturday 16:00 - 16:30 -

coffee-break

Saturday 16:30 - 17:05 -

How you can Server-Render without Rendering on the Server

Mike Grabowski

Saturday 17:05 - 17:40 -

The Illusion of Success: When Delivering on Time is not Everything

Paulina Chojnowska

Saturday 17:40 - 18:15 -

AI will most definitely not take your job, ever

Kitze

Saturday 18:15 - 19:15 -

refreshments & networking

The Venue

The conference will take place at Palacio de Congresos de Alicante, a modern conference hall that both the speakers and audience will love.
Here we have gathered information about some accommodation possibilities.

Airports

Alicante's airport is one of the busiest in Spain, with flights from 119 different destinations. Alternatively, you could also fly to Valencia, taking a direct train from there to Alicante (90 min.), or Madrid, taking the high-speed train to Alicante (2.5 hours).

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Address:Avinguda de Dénia, 47, 49, 03013, Alicante, Spain

E-Mail: react-alicante@limenius.com