GreeceJS #31: OS Competition, React Hooks and Luna

Date(s) - 24/06/2019
18:00 - 21:00


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Our last event of the season is scheduled for Monday, June 24, 2019 at INNOVATHENS powered by Samsung – Hub of Innovation & Entrepreneurship of Technopolis City of Athens.

Panagiotis Arvanitis will present the remarkable Luna npm manager. Marios Fakiolas will explain all you need to know about React hooks. Last, but not least, we will run an “OS competition”, voting live for our favourite OS project between Babel, Rollup, Prettier and Eslint.

Have a look at the event agenda:

18:00 – 18:15
Networking & cold beverages

18:30 – 19:15
How to build and maintain a GitHub project (en)
-Panagiotis Arvanitis, Front-end Engineer at Agile Actors

Panagiotis Arvanitis will present the story behind Luna (, how it was build and how it grew to a notable OS project.

Luna is a modern user interface for npm, build with ElectronJS. It helps developers manage npm dependencies in an easy way.

About the speaker:
Panagiotis is a nodejs enthusiast. He is passionate with web technologies and enjoys making data visualisations. He currently works as a Front-end Engineer at Agile Actors.

19:15 – 19:30
Open Source Project Competition (gr)

We, as software developers, are often keen to take and reluctant to give. This is an opportunity to make a difference.

Vote for your favourite Open Source software between Babel, Rollup, Prettier and Eslint. Put your money where your mouth is and optionally give 5, 10 or 20 EUR. Our awesome sponsor, Agile Actors, will commit an additional 200 EUR to the winner.

The money we collect from participants + sponsor will be given donated to the winning OS project.

19:55 – 20:05
A word from our sponsor: Agile Actors (gr)

Agile Actors is a fast growing TechProfessional Services and Coaching organization specializing in Software Development & Design, UX/UI, Testing Automation & Quality Assurance, Agile Coaching & Scrum Training. The company engagements, local and international, are in the areas of online gaming, banking, telecommunications, software development, etc.

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20:05 – 20:50
The biggest lies about React Hooks (gr)
– Marios Fakiolas, Front-end Architect at Omilia

Marios will guide us through a journey to code reusability in React: starting from HOCs and render props and finishing with Hooks.

About the speaker:
Marios Fakiolas is a web frameworks veteran, working for years with Angular, React, etc. He is currently employed as a Front-end architect at Omilia.

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