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Michael Jackson Avatar

Michael is a prolific software engineer and mentor specializing in React. He is the co-author of the popular React Router library and creator of UNPKG. He's worked at startups in Silicon Valley, Twitter, and been in Y Combinator—all places where he's learned the needs of software development teams like yours. Since 2015, he has focused on helping others master React through workshops, online videos, articles, and conference talks.

Ryan Florence Avatar

Ryan started making websites for a local ISP before JavaScript or CSS were created. He’s worked at agencies, startups, and consulted for Fortune 500 companies. He’s the co-author of React Router and creator of Reach UI, where his mission is to make React the most accessible web ecosystem available. Since 2015, he's been teaching React in countless workshops to thousands of developers for top brands and small companies across the world.

Brad Westfall Avatar

Brad has been teaching Web Development since 2010 including bootcamp instruction, online videos, conference speaking, writing at CSS-Tricks, and corporate training for React. He loves to connect with students by helping them achieve their technical goals and by distilling complex concepts into simple instruction.

Chance Strickland Avatar

Chance is a front-end engineer who specializes in creating accessible user interfaces on the web. Since 2010, he has worked for various agencies, startups, and himself as an independent contractor. He previously worked at Modulz as a co-author of the Radix UI library and currently maintains Reach UI. He now focuses on education and teaching React fundamentals and advanced concepts to teams all over the world.

David Khourshid Avatar

David Khourshid is a Microsoft software engineer with a passion for innovative user interfaces, animations, software modeling, and cutting-edge front-end technologies. He's the creator of XState, a library that brings finite state machines and statecharts to the modern web in React (and any other framework) and enables app logic to be visualized, simulated, tested, analyzed, and more. He's also half of the Keyframers, a weekly coding live-stream where imaginative user interfaces are brought to life. When not speaking around the world or coding behind a laptop keyboard, he's usually behind a piano keyboard.

Cassidy Williams Avatar

Cassidy is a brilliant and entertaining software engineer currently working at Netlify. She's previously worked for CodePen, Amazon, and Venmo, and she runs technical newsletters for millions of developers around the world. 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. She also loves playing music, building mechanical keyboards, and telling jokes.

James Long Avatar

James Long is a developer & designer with over a decade of experience building large-scale applications. He created Prettier, the de facto standard JavaScript code formatting tool. He also led a long-term effort to port Firefox developer tools to React at Mozilla, is founder of Actual, and explores new ideas for programming through blog posts. He focuses on solving real problems for users with a great user experience.