I'm not sure how it happened. But a while ago, I agreed to hold a tech talk. 😱
Today, I was able to prepare for the talk. I woefully underestimated the amount of work!
I now have a new appreciation for all the speakers.
I found it painless to create decent-looking slides with minimal effort.
Dan Abramov wrote a three-part series about Preparing for a Tech Talk. It offers a useful guideline. You should read it.
Tone and Content 🔗︎
My talk will be about ReasonML.
The goal for my talk is to give an introduction to ReasonReact and ReasonML. But I also want to convey my enthusiasm for the language.
So far, my outline and preliminary slides don't show that. They are quite dry.
I still have to revise my approach to make the talk more engaging.
Imposter Syndrome 🔗︎
I'm a beginner programmer with no professional experience as a coder.
It will be a challenge to hold a talk for people who work as developers. Most of them know more than me.
Luckily, the talk will be about my experiences, too. So it's a talk that only I can do.
Moving Forward 🔗︎
I'm looking forward to the meetup. The community is very friendly.
The repository for Write Type-Safe React Applications with Reason is available online, and I will continue working on it.
- Preparing for a Tech Talk by Dan Abramov
- Remark.js - “a simple, in-browser, markdown-driven slideshow tool”
- backslide - a CLI tool for Remark.js
- repository for my talk “Write Type-Safe React Applications with Reason”