Gartner Expert

Tyler Bray

Assoc Principal Analyst

As a Gartner analyst, my job is to cover front-end development and provide insights on the latest trends and best practices in this area. My coverage area includes essential skills for modern web app development, choosing between client-side web technologies and frameworks, choosing between server-side web frameworks, and the use of UI component libraries. Through my research and analysis, I aim to help clients make informed decisions and optimize their development processes.

Previous experience

As a front-end developer in my previous job, I worked primarily with JavaScript and React. I was responsible for designing and developing user interfaces, as well as ensuring the website was responsive and accessible. I collaborated closely with the UX team to ensure that the design was implemented to meet their requirements. Additionally, I was responsible for the performance optimization of the website and worked with the back-end team to integrate the front-end functionality with the back-end services. Overall, I enjoyed the challenges of front-end development and found it rewarding to see the final product come together.

Professional background

Trilogy Education

Learning Assistant

Beam Health

Front End Developer


Front End Engineer

Areas of coverage

Software Development for Technical Professionals


Education: Bachelor of Science in Economics from Santa Clara University.

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Navigating the decision-making process between different client-side web technologies and frameworks, such as React, Vue, and Angular, based on the specific requirements and constraints of a project.

2Providing guidance and support for onboarding junior developers and helping them develop their skills and expertise in front-end development.

3Evaluating and choosing the right UI component library for a particular project, based on factors like functionality, ease of use, and compatibility with existing code.

4Identifying and implementing the most essential skills for modern web app development, such as proficiency in programming languages like JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

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