You Don't Need that Library
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You Don't Need that Library

May 2, 2023 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Daylight Time

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May 2, 2023 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Daylight Time

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You Don't Need that Library

Some Key Takeaways!

By participating along with us in the workshop, you'll learn:

  • Master Vanilla JavaScript and basic DOM manipulation
  • Learn how to create efficient web applications using browser APIs
  • Understand the core concepts behind popular libraries and frameworks
  • Enhance your problem-solving skills and reduce dependencies
  • Understand how to use the browser to make ultra-fast webapps

Your (Awesome) Instructor

Maximiliano Firtman

Maximiliano Firtman

Max Firtman works as an independent free-lance consultant. He is a mobile + web developer, trainer, speaker, and writer. He has authored many books, including Programming the Mobile Web and High Performance Mobile Web published by O’Reilly Media. He is a frequent speaker at conferences worldwide and he has been widely recognized for his work in the mobile-web community. He teaches mobile (Android & iOS), HTML5, PWA and web performance trainings. He has been working in the Web since 1996 and in the mobile app space since 2001.

Spend a full day rediscovering Vanilla JavaScript and DOM manipulation for modern web developers

Workshop Details

In this workshop, you will dive into Vanilla JavaScript and basic DOM manipulation techniques. Maximiliano Firtman will guide you through the fundamentals, empowering you to build efficient web applications without relying on third-party libraries by just using modern JavaScript and browser APIs. You will also gain insights into the core concepts behind popular libraries and frameworks, enhancing your problem-solving skills and reducing dependencies in your projects.

Daily Schedule

We've already held over 300 workshops with thousands of attendees in-person and online. In this time we've discovered ways to schedule the day, so it goes smoothly and efficiently. Regardless if you're in-person or participating with us online you'll have the full ability to replay things you missed, get your questions answered LIVE and interact with the teacher throughout the day.

  • 9:30AM
  • 10:00AM
    Latest ECMAScript in Browsers
  • 11:00AM
    DOM API Fundamentals
  • 12:00PM
  • 1:00PM
    Component-based Architecture
  • 2:00PM
    State and Single-Page Apps
  • 2:30PM
    Network and JSON
  • 3:30PM
    Advanced techniques
  • 4:00PM
    Wrap up and Q&A

Interact with the Instructor - Online & In-Person

Get Your Questions Answered • Code Along with the Class • Classroom Format

Is This Workshop for Me?


A developer with basic experience in a programming language and HTML/CSS/JS or a a web developer with experience in creating front-end apps, primarily using libraries or frameworks, such as ReactJS, Angular, Vue, or Svelte.

Any Prerequisites?

  • HTML and CSS experience
  • Basic JavaScript familiarity
  • Experience with an OOP programming language
  • Optional JavaScript and experience with at least one popular library or framework

Event Details


One Full Day Workshop Session

Replay Videos (available immediately)


May 2, 2023 - 9:30am to 5:30pm Central Daylight Time


Option 1: Attend online on our full HD live stream

Option 2: Attend in-person at HQ in Minneapolis, MN