Grace Hopper Program
Tech Talks

During the project phase each student explores new technologies needed to bring their specifics idea to life. You'll dive into documentation and learn the nitty gritty through hands-on work. That new knowledge presents a teaching opportunity for you and your classmates. Each student gives a Tech Talk presentation to their own cohort, sharing their new expertise. To get a sense for what Tech Talks look like, check out some recent videos below!

  • How HTTPs Works

    A simple explanation of how HTTPS keeps your information secure on the internet. 

    Speaker:
    Elliot Brooks
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  • Firebase: Google's 'Backend as a Service' SDK

    If you've ever heard the terms 'Backend as a Service,' or 'Firebase,' and wonder what all the hype is about, this presentation will clear up your questions.

    Speaker:
    Meredith Kiung
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  • How to Leverage React.js for Beautiful UI

    React.js is a robust front-end library, but how can we use it to create great UI? Learn about how you can augment React’s design capabilities with these useful libraries and tools.

    Speaker:
    Chloe Hwang
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  • How to use Material-UI library for styling your React-based app

    Is design not your strongest skill? Do you dread spending hours tweaking your CSS files or figuring out endless CSS class names in a framework like Bootsrtrap to make your React app look attractive? Material-UI might make your life easier!

    Speaker:
    Marianna Shvartsapel
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  • How to build mobile apps with react native

    Let's talk about what react native is, how it works and how to use it to build mobile apps.

    Speaker:
    Stephanie Cure
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