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Archived Event

March 2021

JavaScript Marathon is a full week of free, online courses on React, TypeScript, GraphQL, and more. Come learn about some of the leading web development technologies and concepts!

Functional Testing with Cypress

featuring Balázs Tápai

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Live on March 24th, 2021 @ 11:00AM EST | Have you ever needed to test the functionality of an app in a controlled environment? During this session, we are going to cover how to intercept network requests to fake and mock APIs.

Deploying a GatsbyJS Powered Front-end Using AWS

featuring Matthew Pagan

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Live on March 24th, 2021 @ 12:30pm EST | Want to learn how to deploy a Gatsby powered site using Amazon Web Services (AWS)? In this session, we learn how to begin wielding the power of AWS by deploying a static front-end with a custom domain, SSL/TLS certificate, and a CDN.

Developing Accessible Websites & Web-Based Apps with JavaScript

featuring Nicolas Steenhout

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Live on March 24th, 2021 @ 2:00PM EST | In the past, some accessibility experts would turn off JavaScript to test a site and deem it inaccessible if they couldn’t use the site. Things have changed. Assistive technology, including screenreaders, have come a long way and can interact with JavaScript, if accessibility has been kept in mind. Surveys consistently show that over 97% of screenreader users have JavaScript enabled. Not to mention people with disabilities that don’t use screenreader software and also have JavaScript enabled. Planning for (and maintaining) a <noscript> solution is not going to make a page accessible. If you develop websites or web-based applications and use JavaScript, this training is for you!

Migrating from REST to GraphQL

featuring Dustin Goodman

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Live on March 24th, 2021 @ 3:30pm EST | Are you ready to start using GraphQL but don’t have time to rewrite your legacy REST API? In this session, we’ll show you some strategies for incrementally porting your APIs to start using GraphQL that allows you to leverage your existing REST APIs.

Upgrade to Typescript with Vue 3

featuring Lindsay Wardell

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Live on March 24th, 2021 @ 5:00pm EST | With the release of Vue 3, Typescript support is built into the framework. In this session, we go through the upgrade process and integrate Typescript into a Vue 3 application.


If you would like to learn more about how you can leverage This Dot’s expertise to upskill your team, and reinvigorate your developers with new knowledge about the web’s leading development technologies, visit the trainings page.