4 Key Concepts to Learning ReactJS

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  • Aptly named Create-React-App, the tool scaffolds the file structure for your React app and includes a dev server, as well as a compiler, bundler, and more.
  • With so much to learn already in this library, not having to worry about your boilerplate code is a giant relief and the file structure that the CLI tool provides on install will give you everything you need to dive into creating your Dream App™.
  • They allow you to take methods, variables, and even state objects (another ReactJS feature) and pass them around to different parts of your application as PROPerties.
  • Most web apps use one database to store application state and best practice indicates that React state is treated much the same.
  • PropTypes are a way for you to tell your application what type of data your component should expect to be passed to it.

At Modus Create, our culture is defined by a few key objectives, including the value we place on constant learning and sharing of knowledge. It’s no surprise that when I’m not writing automation tests for a client, I am working on personal projects. With most development projects, there comes a time to decide what tools you want to build your UI with. For my latest project, I decided I wanted to use the React library. The only problem was…I didn’t know React — so I decided to see how far I could get using the resources at my disposal.

At Modus Create, our culture is defined by a few key objectives, including the value we place on constant learning and sharing of knowledge. It’s no surprise that when I’m not writing automation tests for a client, I am working on personal projects. With most development projects, there comes a time to decide what tools you want to build your UI with. For my latest project, I decided I wanted to use the React library. The only problem was…I didn’t know React — so I decided to see how far I could get using the resources at my disposal.

With the help of React’s extensive documentation, as well as an awesome course by Wes Bos, I’ve picked up enough knowledge to be dangerous, while still only scratching the surface of what React can do. Through it all, I documented my take aways and made a list of four main points that were beneficial to understanding and utilizing the React library. If you’ve thought about picking up React or have already started and are having trouble with the basics, this article will motivate you to continue learning and expand your skillset.

Rather than send you into the wilderness with only the framework and your unwavering determination, the folks at Facebook have created an awesome tool for getting started with ReactJS. Aptly named Create-React-App, the tool scaffolds the file structure for your React app and includes a dev server, as well as…

4 Key Concepts to Learning ReactJS