What motivates companies to move towards developing mobile apps using Progressive Web Apps (PWA)? How can you characterize the users of a native or PWA mobile apps? How does React hold up in a real-world situation?

Cher Scarlett talks with John and Ward about her experiences working on the Starbucks PWA, and moving from Vue to React. Along the way we discuss her story of moving from Vue.js to React.js and the plethora of programming platforms and languages that Cher has expertise in.

React at Starbucks is this week's topic on Real Talk JavaScript.

Recording date: 2020-01-21

const podcast = { 
  episode: 74,
  title: 'React at Starbucks',
  topics: [ 
    'react', 'pwa', 'deploying javascript',
  guest: 'Cher',
  hosts: [
    'Ward Bell', 'Dan Wahlin', 'Craig Shoemaker', 

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  • 01:17:17 Guest introduction
  • 04:38:11 Why go PWA?
  • 08:08:16 Can you characterize PWA user vs mobile app user?
  • 10:21:20 Moving from Vue to React
  • 18:09:00 How did you handle data?
  • 25:09:00 Sponsor: IdeaBlade
  • 26:08:12 Writing with hooks and functional components

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