Intro to React Hooks Online Talk by Cassidy Williams

Chances are if you’ve followed web dev news over the past few years, you know about React, and about React Hooks. But, if you haven’t written with either before, it can be a little intimidating to get started on that learning curve!

In this talk, Cassidy will be demystifying and explaining React, how it works, and how to use some important hooks to get a state-driven application up and running from scratch.



  • Laptop / Mobile device
  • Speakers / Headset
  • Zoom installed
May 21, 2020

Course Dates



1.5 Hours

Course Length

500 students





Cassidy Williams

Cassidy Williams

Cassidy is a Principal Developer Experience Engineer at Netlify. She's worked for several other places, including CodePen, Amazon, and Venmo, and she's had the honor of working with various non-profits, including cKeys and Hacker Fund as their Director of Outreach. She's active in the developer community, and one of Glamour Magazine's 35 Women Under 35 Changing the Tech Industry and LinkedIn's Top Professionals 35 & Under. As an avid speaker, Cassidy has participated in several events including the Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing, TEDx, the United Nations, and dozens of other technical events. She wants to inspire generations of STEM students to be the best they can be, and her favorite quote is from Helen Keller: ``One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar.`` She loves mechanical keyboards and karaoke.


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