Free Workshops

These workshops are included in Full Ticket.

All Full Ticket holders will get an email with a registration link for the workshops, as soon as the full workshops line up is published.

These workshops will be run remotely via Zoom.

Workshops are targeted both at React newbies and hardcore fans. Take full advantage of your remote conference experience and get training from our best speakers and trainers.

The recordings of most workshops will be shared with full ticket holders after the conference.


React Server Components Unleashed: A Deep Dive into Next-Gen Web Development

Get ready to supercharge your web development skills with React Server Components! In this immersive, 3-hour workshop, we'll unlock the full potential of this revolutionary technology and explore how it's transforming the way developers build lightning-fast, efficient web applications.

Join us as we delve into the exciting world of React Server Components, which seamlessly blend server-side rendering with client-side interactivity for unparalleled performance and user experience. You'll gain hands-on experience through practical exercises, real-world examples, and expert guidance on how to harness the power of Server Components in your own projects.

Throughout the workshop, we'll cover essential topics, including:

  • Understanding the differences between Server and Client Components
  • Implementing Server Components to optimize data fetching and reduce JavaScript bundle size
  • Integrating Server and Client Components for a seamless user experience
  • Strategies for effectively passing data between components and managing state
  • Tips and best practices for maximizing the performance benefits of React Server Components

Schedule & location

Date & time: December 13, 16:00-19:00 CET. Remote via Zoom.

Let AI Be Your Docs

Unleash the power of AI in your documentation with this hands-on workshop. In this interactive session, I'll guide you through the process of creating a dynamic documentation site, supercharged with the intelligence of AI (ChatGPT).

Imagine a world where you don't have to sift through pages of documentation to find that elusive line of code. With this AI-powered solution, you'll get precise answers, succinct summaries, and relevant links for deeper exploration, all at your fingertips.

This workshop isn't just about learning; it's about doing. You'll get your hands dirty with some of the most sought-after technologies in the market today: Next.js 13.4 (app router), Tailwind CSS, shadcn-ui (Radix-ui), OpenAI, LangChain, and MongoDB Vector Search.

Schedule & location

Date & time: December 14, 16:00-19:00 CET. Remote via Zoom.

Building AI Applications for the Web

Today every developer is using LLMs in different forms and shapes. Lots of products have introduced embedded AI capabilities, and in this workshop you’ll learn how to build your own AI application. No experience in building LLMs or machine learning is needed. Instead, we’ll use web technologies such as JavaScript, React and GraphQL which you already know and love.

Schedule & location

Date & time: December 18, 15:00-18:00 CET. Remote via Zoom.

Next.js for React.js Developers

In this advanced Next.js workshop, we will delve into key concepts and techniques that empower React.js developers to harness the full potential of Next.js. We will explore advanced topics and hands-on practices, equipping you with the skills needed to build high-performance web applications and make informed architectural decisions.

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to: 1. Understand the benefits of React Server Components and their role in building interactive, server-rendered React applications. 2. Differentiate between Edge and Node.js runtime in Next.js and know when to use each based on your project's requirements. 3. Explore advanced Server-Side Rendering (SSR) techniques, including streaming, parallel vs. sequential fetching, and data synchronization. 4. Implement caching strategies for enhanced performance and reduced server load in Next.js applications. 5. Utilize React Actions to handle complex server mutation. 6. Optimize your Next.js applications for SEO, social sharing, and overall performance to improve discoverability and user engagement.


You should have a strong foundation in React.js and Next.js to get the most out of this workshop. Prior experience with building React applications is essential, and familiarity with server-side paradigms and Next.js concepts is recommended. This workshop is designed for intermediate to advanced React developers who want to elevate their skills and build production-ready web applications with Next.js.

Schedule & location

December 15, 15:00-18:00 CET. Remote via Zoom.

Crash course into Astro and Storyblok

Headless architecture has gained immense popularity in recent years for its ability to decouple the frontend and backend, empowering developers to create engaging, interactive, and scalable web applications.

In this workshop, we will quickly take a dive into the Headless World and Architecture.

Additionally, we will build a blog website super quickly using Storyblok, a headless CMS that offers a real-time preview feature with nestable component approach, and Astro (3.0) which is already creating a buzz with the new app directory.

  • Master headless CMS fundamentals
  • Master an Astro & headless CMS approach
  • Use Atomic design in your Astro & Storyblok application
  • Creating pages, adding content and understanding how the dynamic routing works with headless

Schedule & location

Date & time: December 4, 15:00-17:00 CET. Remote via Zoom.

Authentication Beyond Passwords

Passwords have long been the keys to our kingdoms. However, they often become the weak points in our armor – forgotten, misused, or exploited. Our Next apps often make use of passwords to authenticate users, but what would a world with no passwords look like? And how we can start driving into that future today?

Schedule & location

Date & time: December 6, 15:00-18:00 CET. Remote via Zoom.


Maurice de Beijer
Independent Software Consultant and Trainer, Netherlands

Maurice de Beijer is an independent software consultant and trainer. He specializes in JavaScript, React, and ASP.NET Core. His work includes a large, global, safety application for the oil and gas industry. Maurice is also active in the open source community. He teaches ECMAScript, TypeScript, React, RxJS and ASP.NET courses. Since 2005, he has received Microsoft’s Yearly Most Valuable Professional Award. Maurice is also active in the Dutch dotNed user group and helps organize its meetings.

Jesse Hall
MongoDB, USA

Jesse Hall, aka @codeSTACKr, is a full-stack, self-taught developer with a passion to educate others about web development through writing, video, streaming, and in-person talks. His favorite topics are JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Next.js, CSS, and of course MongoDB.

Roy Derks
StepZen, The Netherlands

Roy Derks is a developer, author and public speaker from the Netherlands. His mission is to make the world a better place through tech by training and inspiring developers worldwide. Currently he is working with StepZen on a mission to make GraphQL adoption easy and scalable.

Adrian Hajdin - JS Mastery
JS Mastery, Croatia

Adrian, the founder of JavaScript Mastery, is a GitHub star and software engineer specializing in technical education through hands-on learning and building applications.

Arisa Fukuzaki
Storyblok, Germany

Arisa is a Frontend Developer who became a DevRel Engineer. She works at Storyblok to share and improve better DX through talks, maintaining SDKs, and tutorials. Her mission is to learn, speak, connect and help. Outside of her work, she is a GDE and a GirlCode ambassador. In her private time, she is a longboarder, a snowboarder, a yogi, and an Aikido fighter.

Juan Cruz Martinez
Germany, Okta

Juan helps people learn tech skills so they can level up their life. Founder of, content creator, and Oktanaut!