Expl ring

Explorer Series is back with Episode 4, where we will be dissecting frontend development from three different perspectives - React, Vue and Angular. Join us as we break down the pros and cons of each framework, and take you through the best practices on adapting an application to suit your ideal framework.

Date: 10th February 2022
Time: 5.00PM - 6.00PM


The JavaScript world has dozens of frontend frameworks, but with lots of options comes a lot of confusion.

The front-end framework you choose can make or break your project in the long run, so let's clear up the questions and pick apart the nuances that determine the framework that will be right for you.

Meet our experts!

Ashani Ganlath

Associate Technical Lead @ Gapstars

Ashani is an Associate Tech Lead at Gapstars, where she currently works as a fullstack developer. She has been in the industry for over 10 years with a particular affinity for Vue.js and building front-end applications. She has a keen interest for working with different tools and has the versatility to build amazing software across a plethora of different domains. Outside of work, Ashani is a bookworm and movie buff, and is always up for an adventure!

Jayathu Amarasinghe

Technical Lead @ Gapstars

Jayathu is a Javascript enthusiast, currently working as a Technical Lead at Gapstars, where he focuses on fullstack development of e-commerce applications. Whilst he has a specialized focus within React.js, he also loves to delve into IoT and other innovative technological climates. His passion lies in seeking out new techniques to solve the challenges presented to him, and is a big believer in the power of teamwork!

Sajeetharan Sinnathurai

Senior Program Manager @ Microsoft

Sajeetharan is a Cloud Solution architect, currently working at Microsoft as a Senior Program Manager. He has been in the IT industry for over 12 years, with his expertise ranging from Angular to Azure and cloud and web development. Sajeetharan is the first Google developer expert in web technology in the country and Sri Lanka's top contributor on StackOverflow, and additionally, he is also a Microsoft MVP. Outside of work, Sajeetharan is passionate about uplifting the tech community through conducting workshops, mentoring, coaching, and sharing his own experience through his blogs and reviews.


What to expect?

Making a decision on which frontend framework to use is not an arbitrary task, and we're going to take you through all the elements you need to consider when considering Vue, React and Angular as the foundation of your frontend.

We'll be jumping into:

- A breakdown of the fundamentals and main concepts of Vue
- Choosing libraries and making the right call when creating a React application
- A sneak peek into the Angular ecosystem, application architecture and tooling.
- Optimization, lazy loading and schematics
- Best practices & tips and tricks for better performance